Wikimedia Release Engineering Team/Checkin archive/20200205

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2020-02-05[edit]

Vacations/Important dates[edit]

https://office.wikimedia.org/wiki/HR_Corner/Holiday_List
How to do it
  • [some dates TBC]: Antoine not available
  • 17 February (Presidents' Day): Staff with reqs
  • 9 March (US DST switchover + 1 day): Staff with reqs
  • 30 March-3 April: Greg (Spring Break)
  • 5-10 April: Tech Mgt F2F in Berlin (Greg, Tyler, Gilles, Jean-Rene)
  • 10-13 April (Easter): Lars
  • 24 April (Not-Easter): Staff with reqs
  • 1 May (May Day): Lars
  • 9–11 May: Wikimedia Hackathon 2020 (Tirana, Albania) - TBD
  • 17-22 May: EngProd offsite (Europe, somewhere) - Everyone
  • 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


  • 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 + Dan
  • 10 Feb - wmf.19 - Dan + James
  • 17 Feb - wmf.20 - James + Jeena
  • 24 Feb - wmf.21 - Jeena + Lars
  • 2 Mar - wmf.22 - Lars + Brennen
  • 9 Mar - wmf.23 - No Train or any other deploys (Data center switchover)
  • 16 Mar - wmf.24 - Antoine + Mukunda
  • 23 Mar - wmf.25 - Mukunda + Dan
  • 30 Mar - wmf.26 - Dan + Jeena
  • 6 Apr - wmf.27 - Jeena + James
  • 13 Apr - 1.36.0-wmf.1 - James + Lars
  • 20 Apr - wmf.2 - Lars + Brennen

SoS[edit]

  • Aug 14 onward: Zeljko 🎸 🎷 \o/

Team Business[edit]

Incoming/Needs attention[edit]

For 2/12:

From 2/5

Book club[edit]

Monthly reflection on accomplishments - February '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]

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

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

Callouts[edit]

Outgoing next week[edit]


Callouts[edit]

Train status and happenings[edit]

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

WMF.18 blockers: https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T233866

  • phab:T244019 Inconsistent user permissions on Beta English Wikipedia
    • appears to be minor enough to move forward unless things break more than is currently evident.
    • Will move forward with the train (cautiously) and reassess that situation later.

Standup![edit]

Our Workboards[edit]

Antoine[edit]

Last week[edit]

  • Best thing
  • Worst thing

What's on your workboard[edit]

Brennen[edit]

Last week[edit]

  • Best thing
    • Hanging out with y'all.
  • Worst thing
    • Sitting in rooms.

What's on your workboard[edit]


Dan[edit]

Last week[edit]

  • Best thing
    • Seeing all y'all
    • Inventing Jimbo™️ ("Yo, Jimbo") over beers with Maryana/JR/Brennen/Zeljko/Greg and co
      • Further work to come...
  • Worst thing
    • Not getting enough sleep following All Hands

What's on your workboard[edit]


Greg[edit]

Last week[edit]

  • Best thing
    • Seeing ya'll
  • Worst thing
    • I is a tired

What's on your workboard[edit]

James[edit]

Last week[edit]

  • Best thing
    • All Hands was lovely, as always.
  • Worst thing
    • All Hands was draining, as always (and not everyone has left yet).

What's on your workboard[edit]


Jeena[edit]

Last week[edit]

  • Best thing
    • all hands was a bit fun
  • Worst thing
    • :( Snaily

What's on your workboard[edit]


Lars[edit]

Last week[edit]

  • Best thing
    • Meeting people in person at All Hands
  • Worst thing
    • Airplanes
    • Airports
    • Flights
    • Travel
    • Jet lag
    • More jet lag
    • Forever jet lag
    • There's no hope of a Zeppelin

What's on your workboard[edit]

Mukunda[edit]

Last week[edit]


What's on your workboard[edit]


Tyler[edit]

Last week[edit]

  • Best thing
  • Worst thing

What's on your workboard[edit]


Zeljko[edit]

Last week[edit]

What's on your workboard[edit]

What's on no-one's workboard[edit]