Wikimedia Release Engineering Team/Checkin archive/20180813

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2018-08-13[edit]

Vacations/Important dates[edit]

https://office.wikimedia.org/wiki/HR_Corner/Holiday_List
How to do it
  • August 13-24: Greg vacation
  • August 14: thcipriani birthday, buy him something nice
  • August 15 (Wednesday): WMF Monthly Holiday
  • August 15-17 (Wednesday-Friday): Željko holiday+vacation
  • August 16-17 (Thursday & Friday): Mukunda likes 5 day weekends
  • August 23-24 (Thursday-Friday): Željko vacation
  • August ~: Antoine
  • August 29-31: Dan vacation
  • September a week or so - Antoine


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
  • July 02 - wmf.11 - Zeljko - no train, Fourth of July
  • July 09 - wmf.12 - Zeljko
  • July 16 - wmf.13 - Zeljko
  • July 23 - wmf.14 - Zeljko
  • July 30 - wmf.15 - Mukunda
  • Aug 06 - wmf.16 - Mukunda
  • Aug 13 - wmf.17 - Mukunda (No train - Wednesday is a holiday) <----
  • Aug 20 - wmf.18 - Tyler
  • Aug 27 - wmf.19 - Dan
  • Sep 03 - wmf.20 - Tyler
  • Sep 10 - wmf.21 - Dan
  • Sep 17 - wmf.22 - Zeljko
  • Sep 24 - wmf.23 - Zeljko
  • Oct 01 - wmf.24 - Antoine
  • Oct 08 - wmf.25 - Antoine
  • Oct 15 - wmf.26 - Mukunda (last 1.32 wmf.XX release, 1.33 starts the next week)
  • Oct 22 - wmf.1 - Mukunda

SoS[edit]

  • July 04 - Dan
  • July 11 - Antoine
  • July 18 - Antoine
  • July 25 - Tyler
  • Aug 01 - Tyler
  • Aug 08 - Zeljko
  • Aug 15 - Dan (probably not SoS because it's a WMF holiday?) <----
  • Aug 22 - Mukunda
  • Aug 29 - Mukunda
  • Sep 05 - Tyler
  • Sep 12 - Tyler
  • Sep 19 - Dan
  • Sep 26 - Dan
  • Oct 03 - Zeljko
  • Oct 10 - Zeljko
  • Oct 17 - Antoine
  • Oct 24 - Antoine
  • Oct 31 - Mukunda


Team Business[edit]

First Offsite[edit]

  • waiting to hear back confirmation from Travel but... I was told that no more offsites can be scheduled next to TechConf in Portland in October, so the week of Nov 5th it is.

Needs attention[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]

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 Q1[edit]

Pipeline: Move verify stage from Minikube to CI k8s namespace in production context[edit]

tracking task
  • Generic blubber job working
    • Generic test entrypoint for dogfooding
  • refactoring in blubber for pipelinelib
  • Still needs KUBECONFIG for pipelinelib
  • Instance relabeling
    • Now that we have more things running in containers it broadens the tools to available agents
    • Instances all tagged "blubber"
  • moving blubber.yaml in mathoid
  • merging the pipeline stuff for ci namespace

Code Health[edit]

  • T199253 - Investigate and propose record of origin (ROO) for deployed code (currently Developers/Maintainers page)
  • Perform existing Stewardship review process for Q1 cycle.
  • T199254 - Add test evaluation to post mortem review process.
    • started adding to the PM process in prep for pending train PMs
  • Review existing e2e test coverage.
  • Define prioritization scheme.
  • Prioritize e2e testing gaps.
  • T199257 - make current unit testing coverage more visible by reporting out to Engineering Management.
  • T199259 - Platform and Search Platform teams are using TDM PoC
  • T199262 - Identify key Tech Debt areas
    • continued reviewing platform TD
  • T199263 - Put in place Tech Debt management process for PEP
  • T199261 - Define base Code Health metric set.
    • started forming working group



Developer Productivity[edit]

  • Make a hire to create the capacity needed for this program.
  • Write and share a survey to measure developer satisfaction and areas for investment. - task T197635


Other work[edit]

Selenium[edit]

  • Q1 goals task: T198389 Q1 Selenium framework improvements
    • T179188 Video recording for Selenium tests in Node.js
    • T188742 Run tests daily targeting beta cluster for all repositories with Selenium tests
      • T199113 All repositories with Selenium tests should use wdio-mediawiki
      • T185011 Create selenium-MediaWiki-jessie daily Jenkins job

Gerrit =[edit]

Phabricator =[edit]

  • Finally deployed antivandalism with notifications for banned accounts. I had to tune the parameters just a bit to get things right but I believe that it's working well now.
    • \o/

Jenkins[edit]

QA[edit]

  • completed discussion with EMs re QA strategy

Standup![edit]

Antoine[edit]

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


Dan[edit]

  • What I plan to do this week
    • Support for `KUBECONFIG=` in integration/pipelinelib
    • Review/merge service-pipeline change for using ci k8s namespace
    • Refactoring service-pipeline job to use integration/pipelinelib
  • What I'm blocked on
    • Nada. Thanks for the reviews!
  • Other?


Greg[edit]

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


Jean-Rene[edit]

  • What I plan to do this week
    • setup PMs for trains
    • setup Train retrospective
    • continue work on QA strat
    • prep for Code Health Metrics WG
  • What I'm blocked on
  • Other?


Mukunda[edit]

  • What I plan to do this week
    • Get caught back up on gerrit upstream
    • Re-Prioritize my assigned tasks and figure out where to go from here.
  • Write an email update about phabricator antivandalism efforts.
  • What I'm blocked on
  • Other?


Tyler[edit]


Zeljko[edit]

Grooming[edit]

Team Kanban Board Review and Triage[edit]


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


Kanban stats[edit]

Burnup chart