Scrum of scrums/2018-01-17

2018-01-17Edit

CalloutsEdit

  • Grafana will be migrated to support native LDAP on Feb 12 2018. This means the eventual demise for grafana-admin.wikimedia.org. Announcement to be posted to engineering@ and wikitech@. https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T170150

AudiencesEdit

ReadersEdit

iOS native appEdit

  • Blocked by:
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  • Updates:
    • Continuing work on 5.8 - synced reading lists

Android native appEdit

  • Blocked by: weird RESTBase cache behavior: https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T184833
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  • Updates:
    • On track to release update with performance enhancements for Reading Lists (and "default" list, for feature parity with iOS)
    • Continuing testing of reading list syncing.

Reading WebEdit


Reading InfrastructureEdit

MapsEdit
  • Updates: None

MultimediaEdit

  • Updates: None

DiscoveryEdit

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Community TechEdit

  • Blocked by: Security for GlobalPreferences review
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  • Updates: analysing top 10 proposals

ContributorsEdit

EditingEdit

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ParsingEdit

Global CollaborationEdit

  • Blocked by: Security on 5, but waiting for all-hands to talk
  • Blocking: Ops on Flow dumps probably; haven't checked in with Matt/Ariel about this recently
  • Updates:
    • Flow respects robot policies (noindex) now

UI StandardizationEdit


TechnologyEdit

AnalyticsEdit

Cloud ServicesEdit

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Fundraising TechEdit

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    • Various CiviCRM improvements
    • Making our Amazon Pay SDK fork support TCP proxy
    • Re-starting work on new API for our main credit card processor
    • Stats projects:

MediaWiki PlatformEdit

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  • Triaged/updated RFCs
  • Multi-Content Revisions:
  • cleanupUsersWithNoId: Wikibase blocker has movement.
  • Comment table: Schema change looks even closer to done.
  • A decision has been reached on ExternalStore de-PHP-serialization; patch still needs review
  • Third-party developer support Phab tasks coordinated with Tech Collaboration:
    • T184606: Evaluate and set up a test instance of FOSS persistent chat software as a companion to Q&A system for communication with third-party developers
    • T184648: Create and publish a multi-tiered support level system for MediaWiki extensions frequently used by third parties
  • Dev Summit planning
  • Audiences Technology Working Group participation

PerformanceEdit


Release EngineeringEdit


ResearchEdit

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Scoring PlatformEdit

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Search PlatformEdit

SecurityEdit

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ServicesEdit

  • Blocked by: none
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  • Updates:
    • All REST traffic is served from Cassandra 3 cluster
    • Remaining Cassandra 2 nodes are being moved to Cassandra 3 cluster
    • 50% of htmlCacheUpdate jobs are processed on kafka
      • All except enwiki, commons and wikidata

Technical OperationsEdit

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    • None
  • Updates:
    • Team restructuring happening. Don't expect much fallout, but we are SREs these days.
    • Grafana will be migrated to support native LDAP on Feb 12 2018. This means the eventual demise for grafana-admin.wikimedia.org. Announcement to be posted to engineering@ and wikitech@. https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T170150

WikidataEdit

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German Technical WishlistEdit

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SoS Meeting BookkeepingEdit

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