Wikimedia Release Engineering Team/Checkin archive/20180528

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2018-05-28[edit]

Vacations/Important dates[edit]

https://office.wikimedia.org/wiki/HR_Corner/Holiday_List
How to do it
  • May 28 (Mon): Memorial Day (US Holiday)
  • May 31 (Thrusday): Željko (Holidays in Croatia - Corpus Christi)
  • June 1 (Friday): Željko vacation (git merge holiday weeked)

Rotating positions[edit]

Train[edit]

Maniphest query for deployment blocker tasks: https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/maniphest/?project=PHID-PROJ-fmcvjrkfvvzz3gxavs3a&statuses=open%28%29&group=none&order=newest#R
  • Apr 23 - 1.32.0-wmf.1 - Chad
  • Apr 30 - wmf.2 - Chad
  • May 07 - wmf.3 - Mukunda
  • May 14 - wmf.4 - Mukunda
  • May 21 - wmf.5 - Mukunda
  • May 28 - wmf.6 - Tyler <-----
  • June 04 - wmf.7 - Tyler
  • June 11 - wmf.8 - Chad
  • June 18 - wmf.9 - Chad
  • June 25 - wmf.10 - Mukunda
  • July 02 - wmf.11 - Mukunda


SoS[edit]

  • Apr 23 - Tyler
  • Apr 30 - Tyler
  • May 07 - Chad
  • May 14 - Chad
  • May 21 - Chad
  • May 28 - Mukunda <-----
  • June 04 - Mukunda
  • June 11 - Tyler
  • June 18 - Tyler
  • June 25 - Chad
  • July 02 - Chad

Team Business[edit]

Updates[edit]

Scrum of Scrums[edit]

Greg to copy to etherpad after meeting: https://etherpad.wikimedia.org/p/Scrum-of-Scrums

This week[edit]

Release Engineering[edit]

Last week[edit]

Release Engineering[edit]

  • Blocking
  • Blocked
  • Updates
    • The MW Train and SWATs will be normal next week (before the Hackathon) as we have sufficient coverage in RelEng and SRE.
  • Quarterly cross-dependencies

Train status and happenings[edit]

https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Release_Engineering_Team/Roles#Train_Conductor

Past week status updates[edit]

All of it in table form: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Release_Engineering_Team/Goals/201718Q4

Quaterly Goals for Q4[edit]

Program 1: Outcome 5: Objective 1: Maintain existing shared Continuous Integration infrastructure[edit]

Migrate away from Nodepool - task T190097
Migrate MediaWiki PHPUnit tests to Shipyard (docker-based CI) (~40% of Nodepool usage) - task T183512
Add Composer support to Blubber - task T186547
Add Python/Tox support to Blubber - task T186545
Add Ruby/Gem/Bundler/Rake support to Blubber - task T188950


Program 3: Outcome 1: Objective 2: Identify and find stewards for high-priority/high use code segment orphans[edit]

Broad role out of Code Stewardship model.
Update Maintainers/Developers page with currently known Code Stewards.
Use Code Stewardship review process to address gaps.
Deploy dashboard of Code Stewardship Coverage
  • Closed the discussion period for the Q4 Stewardship reviews.

Program 3: Outcome2: Objective 2: Define and implement a process to regularly address technical debt across the Foundation[edit]

Roll out of technical debt reduction approaches.
Identify early adopter engineering teams to test approaches.
  • scheduled engagement kickoff meetings with Search Plaform and Platform teams


Program 6: Outcome 2: Objective 2: Prove viability of testing staged service containers alongside MediaWiki extension containers[edit]

Add Composer support to Blubber - task T186547
Small, standalone, MediaWiki containers built using Blubber
Limited scope with: Debian Stretch, php7, composer dependencies, Mariadb, Apache (or last two with standalone containers)
Build MW base containers upon branch cut at master branch point from core
Build ext specific containers using MW image as base
  • Let's look at some of the composer related work from the Hackathon


Quaterly non-goal "Work"[edit]

Program 1: Outcome 1: Objective 1: Scap (Tech Debt Sprint FY201718-Q2)[edit]

workboard


Program 1: Outcome 5: Objective 1: Maintain existing shared Continuous Integration infrastructure[edit]

Program 1: Outcome 6: Milestone 1: Maintain Gerrit[edit]

Program 1: Outcome 6: Milestone 2: Maintain Phabricator[edit]

Streamline logspam workflows by adding some integration with phabricator
Store git-lfs (and other phab uploads) in swift: task T182085
  • git-lfs stuff is working in my dev environment.
  • Getting it deployed to production is still another thing entirely.
  • Most of the puppet stuff is done but I'll have to work with filippo to get that finalized

Other work[edit]

Standup![edit]

Antoine[edit]

  • What I plan to do this week
    • Moar Quibble migrations
    • Attempt to migrate the gated extensions jobs (mediawiki-extensions-*)
  • What I'm blocked on
    • core wdio tests fail on some extensions
    • seems some extensions are not working at all
  • Other?


Chad[edit]

  • What I plan to do this week
  • What I'm blocked on
  • Other?


Dan[edit]

  • What I plan to do this week
  • What I'm blocked on
    • Understanding of composer.json :)
  • Other?


Greg[edit]

  • What I plan to do this week
  • What I'm blocked on
  • Other?


Jean-Rene[edit]

  • What I plan to do this week
    • Stewardship Reviews
    • Meet up with Search Platform and Platform teams re Tech Debt engagement.
    • Think about various systems as data sources (follow-up to face to face discussion)
    • Send out Beta Cluster Survey
  • What I'm blocked on
  • Other?


Mukunda[edit]

  • What I plan to do this week
    • Vacation!!
      • Finish my cnc milling machine
      • Set up my wifi tower, finally (I hope)
  • What I'm blocked on
  • Other?


Tyler[edit]

  • What I plan to do this week
  • What I'm blocked on
  • Other?


Zeljko[edit]

  • What I plan to do this week
    • T195496 mediawiki-core-qunit-selenium-jessie sometimes fails for extensions
    • T194252 Configure the CI job that runs WikibaseLexeme's browser tests against beta wikidata
    • T167432 Run Wikibase daily browser tests on Jenkins
    • T194959 Write selenium tests for Newsletter extension
    • T193244 selenium-CirrusSearch-jessie does not run any tests
  • What I'm blocked on
    • T194252 Configure the CI job that runs WikibaseLexeme's browser tests against beta wikidata
    • T193883 `FATAL: java.io.IOException: java.nio.file.NoSuchFileException: ...build/screenshots.yml` for language-screenshots-VisualEditor
  • Other?
    • Holiday on Thursday, vacation on Friday (git merge holiday weekend)

Grooming[edit]

Team Kanban Board Review and Triage[edit]


Once / month-ish review of backlog(s)[edit]


Kanban stats[edit]

Burnup chart