Wikimedia Release Engineering Team/Checkin archive/20180409


2018-04-09Edit

Vacations/Important datesEdit

https://office.wikimedia.org/wiki/HR_Corner/Holiday_List
How to do it
  • Apr 3-13: Greg vacation
  • Apr 11: Dan
  • April 16 (Mon): WMF Holiday
  • Apr 17: Dan
  • May 1: Željko (Holidays in Croatia - Labor Day / May Day), Antoine ditto
  • May 8: Antoine
  • May 7-14: Dan (Barcelona)
  • May 14-17: Team offsite in Barcelona
  • May 18-21: Wikimedia Hackathon in Barcelona
  • May 21 (Mon): Tech-Mgt F2F
  • May 31: Željko (Holidays in Croatia - Corpus Christi)

Rotating positionsEdit

TrainEdit

Maniphest query for deployment blocker tasks: https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/maniphest/?project=PHID-PROJ-fmcvjrkfvvzz3gxavs3a&statuses=open%28%29&group=none&order=newest#R
  • Feb 19 - wmf.22 - Mukunda
  • Feb 26 - wmf.23 - Tyler
  • Mar 05 - wmf.24 - Tyler
  • Mar 12 - wmf.25 - Chad
  • Mar 19 - wmf.26 - Chad
  • Mar 26 - wmf.27 - Mukunda
  • Apr 02 - wmf.28 - Mukunda
  • Apr 09 - wmf.29 - Tyler <----
  • Apr 16 - wmf.30 - Tyler
  • Apr 23 - 1.32.0-wmf.1 - Chad
  • Apr 30 - wmf.2 - Chad

SoSEdit

  • Feb 19 - Chad
  • Feb 26 - Mukunda
  • Mar 05 - Mukunda
  • Mar 12 - Tyler
  • Mar 19 - Tyler
  • Mar 26 - Chad
  • Apr 02 - Chad
  • Apr 09 - Mukunda <----
  • Apr 16 - Mukunda
  • Apr 23 - Tyler
  • Apr 30 - Tyler

Team BusinessEdit

UpdatesEdit

Staging: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1CT_pKjwiDmFhZZ9LW9mz0z434-wgr3NFdapUPWUvMNA/edit

  • Continue to discuss/comment/etc please!


Scrum of ScrumsEdit

Greg to copy to etherpad after meeting: https://etherpad.wikimedia.org/p/Scrum-of-Scrums

This weekEdit

Release EngineeringEdit

  • Blocking
  • Blocked
  • Updates

Last weekEdit

Release EngineeringEdit

  • Blocking
  • Blocked
  • Updates
    • Train status
    • Pencils down on MW 1.31.0

Train status and happeningsEdit

https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Release_Engineering_Team/Roles#Train_Conductor
  • 1.31.0-wmf.28: Finally stabilized with most logspam quieted.
  • Still open:
   ** https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T191634
   ** Still a few DBReplicationWaitError exceptions happening to keep an eye on.
   ** https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T190960

Past week status updatesEdit

All of it in table form: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Release_Engineering_Team/Goals/201718Q4

Quaterly Goals for Q4Edit

Program 1: Outcome 5: Objective 1: Maintain existing shared Continuous Integration infrastructureEdit

Migrate away from Nodepool - task T190097
Migrate MediaWiki PHPUnit tests to Shipyard (docker-based CI) (~40% of Nodepool usage) - task T183512
Add Composer support to Blubber - task T186547
Add Python/Tox support to Blubber - task T186545
Add Ruby/Gem/Bundler/Rake support to Blubber - task T188950


Program 3: Outcome 1: Objective 2: Identify and find stewards for high-priority/high use code segment orphansEdit

Broad role out of Code Stewardship model.
Update Maintainers/Developers page with currently known Code Stewards.
Use Code Stewardship review process to address gaps.
Deploy dashboard of Code Stewardship Coverage
  • updated developers/maintainers page with information from current stewardship reviews


Program 3: Outcome2: Objective 2: Define and implement a process to regularly address technical debt across the FoundationEdit

Roll out of technical debt reduction approaches.
Identify early adopter engineering teams to test approaches.
  • no activity

Program 6: Outcome 2: Objective 2: Prove viability of testing staged service containers alongside MediaWiki extension containersEdit

Add Composer support to Blubber - task T186547
Small, standalone, MediaWiki containers built using Blubber
Limited scope with: Debian Stretch, php7, composer dependencies, Mariadb, Apache (or last two with standalone containers)
Build MW base containers upon branch cut at master branch point from core
Build ext specific containers using MW image as base



Quaterly non-goal "Work"Edit

Program 1: Outcome 1: Objective 1: Scap (Tech Debt Sprint FY201718-Q2)Edit

workboard


Program 1: Outcome 5: Objective 1: Maintain existing shared Continuous Integration infrastructureEdit

Program 1: Outcome 6: Milestone 1: Maintain GerritEdit

Program 1: Outcome 6: Milestone 2: Maintain PhabricatorEdit

Streamline logspam workflows by adding some integration with phabricator
Store git-lfs (and other phab uploads) in swift: task T182085


Other workEdit

Standup!Edit

AntoineEdit

  • What I plan to do this week
    • Quibble job for CI!
    • Write a use case story for Zuul upstream
  • What I'm blocked on
    • Various tests breaks on REL branches
  • Other?
    • Brown dwarf


ChadEdit

  • What I plan to do this week
  • What I'm blocked on
  • Other?


DanEdit


GregEdit

  • What I plan to do this week
  • What I'm blocked on
  • Other?


Jean-ReneEdit

  • What I plan to do this week
    • stewardship dashboard
    • code/component activity metrics
  • What I'm blocked on
  • Other?


MukundaEdit

  • What I plan to do this week
    • git-lfs/swift
    • phabricator deployment wednesday
  • What I'm blocked on
    • N/A
  • Other?


TylerEdit


ZeljkoEdit

  • What I plan to do this week
    • T179190 Run Selenium Cucumber tests in CI
      • T190710 Minerva Ruby and Node.js browser tests running side by side
    • T179188 Video recording for Selenium tests in Node.js
  • What I'm blocked on
  • Other?

GroomingEdit

Team Kanban Board Review and TriageEdit


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


Kanban statsEdit

Burnup chart