Wikimedia Release Engineering Team/Checkin archive/20180903


2018-09-03Edit

Vacations/Important datesEdit

https://office.wikimedia.org/wiki/HR_Corner/Holiday_List
How to do it
  • August 31, September 4-5: Dan on vacation
  • September 3 (Monday): US Holiday (Labor Day)
  • September 6 (Thursday, half day) - 7 (Friday) Željko on a conference
  • Mid september - Mid october, Antoine to take off some weeks/days/part time

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
  • July 02 - wmf.11 - Zeljko - no train, Fourth of July
  • July 09 - wmf.12 - Zeljko
  • July 16 - wmf.13 - Zeljko
  • July 23 - wmf.14 - Zeljko
  • July 30 - wmf.15 - Mukunda
  • Aug 06 - wmf.16 - Mukunda
  • Aug 13 - wmf.17 - Mukunda (No train - Wednesday is a holiday)
  • Aug 20 - wmf.18 - Tyler
  • Aug 27 - wmf.19 - Dan && Antoine lurking over the shoulders
  • Sep 03 - wmf.20 - Antoine
  • Sep 10 - wmf.21 - Antoine -- No train due to DC switchover
  • Sep 17 - wmf.22 - Antoine
  • Sep 24 - wmf.23 - Zeljko (only one week for me?)
  • Oct 01 - wmf.24 - Dan
  • Oct 08 - wmf.25 - Dan -- No train due to DC switchover
  • Oct 15 - wmf.26 - Mukunda (last 1.32 wmf.XX release, 1.33 starts the next week)
  • Oct 22 - wmf.1 - Mukunda

SoSEdit

  • July 04 - Dan
  • July 11 - Antoine
  • July 18 - Antoine
  • July 25 - Tyler
  • Aug 01 - Tyler
  • Aug 08 - Zeljko
  • Aug 15 - Dan (No SoS this week)
  • Aug 22 - Zeljko
  • Aug 29 - Zeljko
  • Sep 05 - Tyler / Željko
  • Sep 12 - Tyler
  • Sep 19 - Dan
  • Sep 26 - Dan
  • Oct 03 - Zeljko
  • Oct 10 - Zeljko
  • Oct 17 - Antoine
  • Oct 24 - Antoine
  • Oct 31 - Mukunda

Team BusinessEdit

HiringEdit

  • Accepted!

First OffsiteEdit

Details:

  • Week of December 3rd
  • At the Queen Mary hotel in Long Beach
  • Deb T will be facilitating

Needs attentionEdit

Scrum of ScrumsEdit

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

This weekEdit

Release EngineeringEdit


Last weekEdit

Release EngineeringEdit


Train status and happeningsEdit

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


Past week status updatesEdit

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

Quaterly Goals for Q1Edit

Pipeline: Move verify stage from Minikube to CI k8s namespace in production contextEdit

tracking task


Code HealthEdit

  • T199253 - Investigate and propose record of origin (ROO) for deployed code (currently Developers/Maintainers page)
  • Perform existing Stewardship review process for Q1 cycle.
  • T199254 - Add test evaluation to post mortem review process.
  • Review existing e2e test coverage.
  • Define prioritization scheme.
  • Prioritize e2e testing gaps.
  • T199257 - make current unit testing coverage more visible by reporting out to Engineering Management.
  • T199259 - Platform and Search Platform teams are using TDM PoC
  • T199262 - Identify key Tech Debt areas
  • T199263 - Put in place Tech Debt management process for PEP
  • T199261 - Define base Code Health metric set.


Developer ProductivityEdit

  • Make a hire to create the capacity needed for this program.
  • Write and share a survey to measure developer satisfaction and areas for investment. - task T197635


Other workEdit

SeleniumEdit

GerritEdit

PhabricatorEdit

JenkinsEdit

QAEdit

Standup!Edit

AntoineEdit

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


DanEdit

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


GregEdit

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


Jean-ReneEdit

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


MukundaEdit


TylerEdit

  • What I plan to do this week
    • Add Eval.JIT=1 to rebuildLocalisationCache.php in scap
    • Start work on list of services for "staging"
    • tmpfs for /tmp dir in quibble
  • What I'm blocked on
    • Blubber v0.5.0 update, will maybe poke the task
  • Other?


ZeljkoEdit


GroomingEdit

Team Kanban Board Review and TriageEdit


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


Kanban statsEdit

Burnup chart