Wikimedia Release Engineering Team/Checkin archive/20170911

2017-09-11Edit

Vacations/Important datesEdit

https://office.wikimedia.org/wiki/HR_Corner/Holiday_List
How to do it
  • Sept 18-29: WMF "Remote and Relaxation" weeks
  • Sept 21: Antoine paperwork, but mostly working as usual
  • Sept 29: Antoine, conference
  • October 6 (Friday): Željko on a conference
  • Oct 9 - Indigenous People's Day
  • November 1 (Wednesday): Željko local holiday (All Saints' Day)
  • Nov 10 (Fri) - Veteran's Day
  • Nov 20th - Dec 1st: Greg vacation
  • Nov 23+24 - Thanksgiving
  • Dec 25-Jan 1 - End of year/new year holidays


Team BusinessEdit

Rotating positions and absencesEdit

Maniphest query for deployment blocker tasks: https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/maniphest/?project=PHID-PROJ-fmcvjrkfvvzz3gxavs3a&statuses=open%28%29&group=none&order=newest#R

Sep 11 and Sept 18Edit


Sep 25 and Oct 2Edit

Actions from last meetingEdit

Scrum of ScrumsEdit

This weekEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Blocking
  • Blocked
    • discovery/analytics -> scap3?
  • Updates


Logspam \ Last week's train updatesEdit

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


Other Team BusinessEdit

Q1 goal/project check-inEdit

Program 6: Streamlined service deliveryEdit

Define functional tests for Mathoid running on the staging Kubernetes cluster for use in future gating decisions - task T170482
Define method for monitoring and reacting to the above functional tests - task T170483
Workboard: https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/project/view/2453/
  • Tyler cleaned out Dan's review backlog, and even put one on Dan's :)
  • something something 17.05 plan?
  • blubber is close to an initial release
  • already a working blubber and helm config for mathoid


Deprecate use of Trebuchet across production - task T129290Edit

https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T129290
  • Crap.
    • Tyler handing off hand holding for iegreview/scholarships to Mukunda during puppetswat


Migrate majority of developers to JavaScript based browser test framework (webdriver.io) - task T139740Edit

  • T171852 WebdriverIO tech talk
    • Heard back from Rachel, will pick a date in the next week or two.


Non-Quarterly goal workEdit

QualityEdit

Quality improvementsEdit

  • Testing
    • Zeljko and JR discussed potential series of blog posts/podcasts re testing, agree good idea and are starting planning it out.
  • Tech Debt and Code Quality
    • Provided overview of Tech Debt to Tech Management meeting
      • following up with each manager to collect "Top 5"


Browser tests (non quaterly goal stuff)Edit

PhabricatorEdit

GerritEdit

Nightlies serverEdit

Docker for CIEdit

Misc CIEdit

GroomingEdit

Team Kanban Board Review and TriageEdit


Once / month-ish review of backlog(s)Edit


Kanban statsEdit

Burnup chart