Wikimedia Release Engineering Team/Checkin archive/2021-08-11

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2021-08-11[edit]

πŸ† Wins[edit]

https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Release_Engineering_Team/Monthly_notable_accomplishments
August '21 edition

🀝 Building a shared vision[edit]

Values[edit]

  • Developer focus
    • Prioritize code review
    • Document all the things
    • Be responsive in IRC -releng
  • Integrity
    • Communicate directly and honestly with teammates
    • Disagree without animosity
    • Hold each other accountable
  • Freedom & open source
    • Work in the open
    • Be a good upstream
    • FOSS in the decision process, always
    • Advocate for supporting open projects
      • With contributions
      • With money
  • Quality 
    • Make time to add polish and features
    • Take time to write tests and do code review
    • Take time make documentation easy to read
  • Teamwork & Collaboration
    • Jump in when folks need help
    • Be mindful of timezones

πŸ“… Vacations/Important dates[edit]

https://office.wikimedia.org/wiki/HR_Corner/Holiday_List
https://wikitech.wikimedia.org/wiki/Deployments/Yearly_calendar
https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Release_Engineering_Team/Time_off

August[edit]

  • 6 Aug: Brennen out a bit early for music
  • 9 Aug: International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
  • 12-13 Aug: Jeena - 🐎 Neptune's first horse show :D 🐎
    • Go Neptune Go
  • 9-20 Aug: Dan out for additional parental leave
  • August: Antoine

September[edit]

  • 6 Sept: Labor day (US Staff with reqs)
  • 13 Sept: DC Switchover: Services - Monday, Sept 13th 14:00 UTC
  • 13 Sept: DC Switchover: Traffic - Monday, Sept 13th 15:00 UTC
  • 14 Sept: DC Switchover: MediaWiki - Tuesday, Sept 14th 14:00 UTC
  • 13-17 Sept (whole week): Brennen β†’ KS πŸͺ•πŸŽ»

October[edit]

  • 11 Oct: Mon Indigenous Peoples' Day  (US Staff with reqs)

πŸ“š Book club/🍱 Lunch and Learn[edit]

https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Engineering_Productivity_Team/Book_club
https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Engineering_Productivity_Team/Lunch_and_learn#Present_a_Lunch_and_Learn

πŸ”₯πŸš‚Train[edit]

https://tools.wmflabs.org/versions/
https://train-blockers.toolforge.org/


  •   7 Jun - wmf.9 - Jeena + Mukunda
  • 14 Jun - No train (WMF All-Hands)
  • 21 Jun - wmf.11 - Dan + Jeena
  • 28 Jun - wmf.12 - Brennen + Dan
  •   5 Jul - No train (WMF holiday)
  • 12 Jul - wmf.14 - Ahmon + Brennen
  • 19 Jul - wmf.15 - Antoine + Ahmon
  • 26 Jul - wmf.16 - Mukunda + Antoine
  •   2 Aug - wmf.17 - Dan + Mukunda
  •   9 Aug - wmf.18 - Jeena + Mukunda
  • 16 Aug - wmf.19 - Brennen + Jeena
  • 23 Aug - wmf.20 - Ahmon + Brennen
  • 30 Aug - wmf.21 - …
  •   6 Sep - wmf.22 - …
  • 13 Sep - wmf.23 - DC Switchover
  • 20 Sep - wmf.1 - …
  • 27 Sep - wmf.2 - …

πŸ“€ Train update email[edit]

https://etherpad.wikimedia.org/p/RelEngTeam-Trainupdate-email
https://wheelofnames.com/#
  • 2021-05-17: Jeena
  • 2021-05-24: Brennen
  • 2021-06-09: Brennen for real this time
  • 2021-07-14: Dan <3
  • 2021-08-06: Mukunda <3
  • 2021-08-13/16: Tyler :(

✨ Standup! ✨[edit]

Ahmon[edit]

  • Updates: 
    • php-fpm always restart test
    • Continuing work on mediawiki-multiversion image build and related tasks
    • Thinking about image testing.
  • Blocked by:
    • nada
  • Blocking:
    • nil

Antoine[edit]

out


Brennen[edit]


Dan[edit]

Out

Jeena[edit]

  • Blocked by:
    •  
  • Blocking:
  • Updates:

7/28-8/10 planned work

  • PET Expedition (Done)
  • Refine scap backport task (done)
  • Workflow diagrams for preview environment (In progress)
  • train (In progress)

ad-hoc:

  • reviews for ci/deployment charts (in progress)
  • Adding logs to stdout for dev images (in review)
  • dev images to buster (done)
  • move mw-cli to gitlab (done)

Mukunda[edit]

  • Blocked by:
  • Blocking:
  • Updates:
    • train stuff...
    • Played with apache superset to bump up against it's limitations.
    • Building a demo with vue.js and d3.js after all.
      • Now with more experience to do it right now.
      • Demo to the team next week as a lunch and learn?


Tyler[edit]