Wikimedia Release Engineering Team/Checkin archive/20170918

2017-09-18Edit

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
  • October 4-10th: vacation all I ever wanted
  • 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

  • Train: Chad
  • SoS: Tyler
  • Out
    • Sept 18-29: WMF "Remote and Relaxation" weeks
    • Sept 21: Antoine paperwork, but mostly working as usual
    • Sept 29: Antoine, conference
    • October 4-10th: vacation all I ever wanted


Oct 9 and Oct 16Edit

  • Train: Chad
  • SoS: Mukunda
  • Out
    • October 4-10th: vacation all I ever wanted
    • Oct 9 - Indigenous People's Day


Actions from last meetingEdit

Scrum of ScrumsEdit

This weekEdit

Last weekEdit


Logspam \ Last week's train updatesEdit

https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Release_Engineering_Team/Roles#Train_Conductor
  • a couple logspam things, didn't file much but started nagging people on IRC and got them fixed
  • pretty uneventful

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/
  • Docker 17.05, discussing with Alex where to live
  • no response yet from alex/joe re blubber package

Deprecate use of Trebuchet across production - task T129290Edit

https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T129290
  • waiting on Krinkle, hoping for OCG's demise


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

  • No progress, spent the week mostly on therapy. :(


Non-Quarterly goal workEdit

QualityEdit

Quality improvementsEdit

  • Tech Debt/Code Health
    • Scheduled Tech Debt SIG sessions
    • Code health blog post draft done. Will send out for review today
  • Post Mortem
    • Received requested feedback from Aaron regarding the problem, introduction, things to avoid this problem in the future.

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