Wikimedia Release Engineering Team/Checkin archive/20200930

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2020-09-30[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
  • 15 Sep: Thcipriani out
  • 18 Sep: Brennen out, Dancy out for a few hours around noon Pacific
  • 21-25: Antoine barely there in his evenings
  • 3 Nov (Election Day): US staff with reqs
  • 11 Nov (Veterans day): US staff with reqs
  • 26-27 Nov (Thanksgiving): US staff with reqs, and also Lars
  • 24-31 Dec (Holidays + New years): US staff with reqs
    • 24th is Thursday -- what do with train? + Pause for banners -- 2 weeks no train resume 4 Jan
    • 24 Dec until Jan 6, inclusive: Lars out

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


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]

Individual tuning sessions[edit]

Q2 Planning[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]

train-dev:

   deploy-promote testwikis runs to completion, including curl https://test.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Version
  • Best thing
  • Almost done with first usable rev of train-dev!
  • Worst thing
    • US Presidential debate

What's on your workboard =[edit]

Antoine[edit]

Last week[edit]

  • Best thing
    • Caught up with gitlab consultation
  • Worst thing
    • Can't start writing documents I have to.

What's on your workboard[edit]

Brennen[edit]

Last week[edit]

  • Best thing
    • Jeena talked me through making some actual progress on a bunch of Docker image stuff.
  • Worst thing
    • Democracy is a dead letter and civilization is collapsing.
    • Thinking about code review is hard, although to be honest that seems relatively trivial by contrast to everything else about the world.

What's on your workboard[edit]


Dan[edit]

Last week[edit]

  • Best thing
  • Worst thing

What's on your workboard[edit]

Jeena[edit]

Last week[edit]

  • Best thing
  • Worst thing

What's on your workboard[edit]

Lars[edit]

Last week[edit]

What's on your workboard[edit]

Mukunda[edit]

Last week[edit]

What's on your workboard[edit]

Tyler[edit]

Last week[edit]

  • Best thing
    • GitLab consultation
  • Worst thing
    • Debate

What's on your workboard[edit]


Zeljko[edit]

Last week[edit]

  • Best thing
    • Today was the last long run before the race. (25 km or 16 miles or 3 hours.) 🏃‍♂️
  • Worst thing
    • I had to wake up at 5 am today. Because of the long run. 😴

What's on your workboard[edit]

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