Wikimedia Release Engineering Team/Checkin archive/20200909

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2020-09-09[edit]

Vacations/Important dates[edit]

https://office.wikimedia.org/wiki/HR_Corner/Holiday_List
How to do it
  • 7 Sep (Labor day): US staff with reqs
  • 11 Sep: Brennen maybe out
  • 12 Oct (Indigenous People's Day): US staff with reqs
  • Offsite?
  • 3 Nov (Election Day): US staff with reqs
  • 11 Nov (Veterans day): US staff with reqs
  • 26-27 Nov (Thanksgiving): US 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 Jul - wmf.1 - Jeena + Lars
  • 27 Jul - wmf.2 - Lars + Brennen
  • 3 Aug - wmf.3 - Brennen + Ahmon
  • 10 Aug - wmf.4 - Antoine + Mukunda (shortened train)
    • Group2 on Wednesday US
  • 17 Aug - wmf.5 - Mukunda + Dan
  • 24 Aug - wmf.6 - Dan + Jeena
  • 1 Sep - DataCenter Switchover: no train
  • 7 Sep - wmf.8 - Jeena + Lars
  • 14 Sep - wmf.9 - Lars + Brennen
  • 21 Sep - wmf.10 - Brennen + Ahmon
  • 28 Sep - wmf.11 - Ahmon + Antoine

Status[edit]

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

SoS[edit]

  • 2019-08-14 onwards: Zeljko 🎸 🎷 \o/
  • 2020-08-26 onwards: Deb is in charge/SoS is async

Outgoing[edit]

Callouts[edit]

Team Business[edit]

Incoming/Needs attention[edit]

Book club/Lunch and Learn[edit]

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

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

Standup![edit]

Our Workboards[edit]

TODO Triage![edit]

Ahmon[edit]

Last week[edit]

  • Best thing
    • 3 day weekend
  • Worst thing
    • Fire

What's on your workboard =[edit]

Antoine[edit]

Last week[edit]

  • Best thing
  • Worst thing

What's on your workboard[edit]

Brennen[edit]

Last week[edit]

  • Best thing
    • Camping.
  • Worst thing
    • Fire.

What's on your workboard[edit]


Dan[edit]

Last week[edit]

  • Best thing
    • Getting keys to our new place on Friday!
  • Worst thing
    • We live in Hell now. (Much cooler than I expected; 61F. Not as cool as I thought it'd be; Where's the party?)

What's on your workboard[edit]

Jeena[edit]

Last week[edit]

  • Best thing
    • Buying a new desk, finally!
  • Worst thing
    • I also need a chair...ouch my wallet

What's on your workboard[edit]

Lars[edit]

Last week[edit]

  • Best thing
    • home-office re-do (see link in Telegram)
    • many new teas
  • Worst thing
    • computers
    • the Internet
    • people
    • the universe
    • the multiverse
    • having too much caffeine
    • Debian package building tooling
    • Finnish web shops
    • having too much negativity

What's on your workboard[edit]

Mukunda[edit]

Last week[edit]

What's on your workboard[edit]

Tyler[edit]

Last week[edit]

  • Best thing
    • fall is coming
  • Worst thing
    • Wildfire smoke
    • Ubiquiti products recently
      • Heartily seconded.

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]