Wikimedia Release Engineering Team/Checkin archive/20140211-showcase



Showcase meeting

  • Dev of Deploy process review (Greg)
  • Successfully managed the first release of MediaWiki in conjunction with our outside contractor, MediaWiki 1.22 (Greg)
  • BetaCluster related:
    • Logstash (Greg)
    • Highlight of the Month - Bug 59867 Breaking change in Core API (would break VE), found via our (test environments, automated tests, system checks, etc.) systems in Beta hours before it'd go live on (Chris)

  • Automated API integration tests in important areas
    • Upload API monitoring for Commons
    • Article creation for bare wikis/dev envs
      • VE test above relies on this. Next up: creating users via API

  • Browser/Integration tests