Wikimedia Release Engineering Team/Checkin archive/20200108

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2020-01-08[edit]

Vacations/Important dates[edit]

https://office.wikimedia.org/wiki/HR_Corner/Holiday_List
How to do it
  • 1 January (New Year's Day): Staff with reqs, Lars
  • 2 January: Lars
  • 2–3 January: James, Thcipriani
  • 2-10 January: Dan
  • 6 January: probably Lars (public holiday because it's been N days since Xmas)
  • [some dates TBC]: Antoine
  • 19-25 January: Lars in LA
  • 20 January (Martin Luther King Jr. Day): Staff with reqs
  • 17 February (Presidents' Day): Staff with reqs
  • 9 March (US DST+1 day): Staff with reqs
  • 10-13 April (Easter): Lars
  • 24 April (Not-Easter): Staff with reqs
  • 1 May (May Day): Lars
  • 21 May (Ascencion Day): Lars
  • 25 May (Memorial Day): Staff with reqs

Rotating positions[edit]

Train[edit]

Maniphest query for deployment blocker tasks: https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/maniphest/query/s3KW8bpsXhYF/#R
https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Release_Engineering_Team/Important_dates


  • 23 Dec - wmf.12 - No Train or any other deploys (Winterval)
  • 30 Dec - wmf.13 - No Train or any other deploys (Still Winterval)
  • 6 Jan - wmf.14 - Jeena + Lars
  • 13 Jan - wmf.15 - Lars + Brennen
  • 20 Jan - wmf.16 - Brennen + Mukunda
  • 27 Jan - wmf.17 - No Train or any other deploys (Wikimedia Foundation all-staff)
  • 3 Feb - wmf.18 - Mukunda + Antoine
  • 10 Feb - wmf.19 - Antoine + Dan
  • 17 Feb - wmf.20 - Dan + James
  • 24 Feb - wmf.21 - James + Jeena
  • 2 Mar - wmf.22 - Jeena + Lars
  • 9 Mar - wmf.23 - Lars + Brennen
  • 16 Mar - wmf.24 - Brennen + Antoine
  • 23 Mar - wmf.25 - Antoine + Mukunda
  • 30 Mar - wmf.26 - Mukunda + Dan
  • 6 Apr - wmf.27 - Dan + James
  • 13 Apr - 1.36.0-wmf.1 - James + Jeena

SoS[edit]

  • Aug 14 onward: Zeljko 🎸 🎷 \o/

Team Business[edit]

Incoming/Needs attention[edit]

All-Hands[edit]

https://office.wikimedia.org/wiki/All_hands/2020/Conference_Schedule

  • Monday: "Department day" in the afternoon
  • Tuesday: "Team day" in the afternoon
  • Think about people you want to reach out to face-to-face
    • Thursday has "Open time"
    • Friday is "Unconference"

Book club[edit]

Monthly reflection on accomplishments - January '20 edition[edit]

https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Release_Engineering_Team/Monthly_notable_accomplishments
Add as you have them!


Scrum of Scrums for next week[edit]

The weekly MediaWiki branch cut is moving to full automation soon. If the timing of the branch cut affects you, please join the discussion at https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T242446

Internal team notes, not for pasting into the SoS notes[edit]

Incoming from last week (aka this morning)[edit]

Callouts[edit]

  • Release Engineering
    • January 27th-31st - No deploys at all (including train), All-Hands
    • Need some help (from CPT? Maybe?) looking at jobqueue on beta cluster which is evidently running slowly: phab:T241448

Release Engineering[edit]

  • Blocked by:
  • Blocking:
  • Updates:
    • Train Health
      • week of Dec 16th: 1.35.0-wmf.11 - phab:T233859
      • This week: 1.35.0-wmf.14 - phab:T233862; now on group0. New logspam is quiet so far
      • Next week: 1.35.0-wmf.15 - phab:T233863
      • January 27th-31st - No deploys at all (including train), All-Hands

Outgoing next week[edit]

Callouts[edit]
  • Release Engineering - January 27th-31st - No deploys at all (including train), All-Hands
  • Need some help looking at jobqueue on beta cluster which is evidently running slowly: https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T241448

Train status and happenings[edit]

https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Release_Engineering_Team/Roles#Train_Conductor
  • group0 yesterday, not much happened
  • logstash should work, log tailing shouldn't be necessary, but tailing is more efficient

watch -n 5 sh -c "~brennen/bin/logspam | sort -nr | head -25"

Standup![edit]

Our Workboards[edit]

Antoine[edit]

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Brennen[edit]

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Dan[edit]

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Greg[edit]

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James[edit]

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Jeena[edit]

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Lars[edit]

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Mukunda[edit]

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Tyler[edit]

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Zeljko[edit]

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