Wikimedia Release Engineering Team/Checkin archive/20200108


2020-01-08Edit

Vacations/Important datesEdit

https://office.wikimedia.org/wiki/HR_Corner/Holiday_List
How to do it
  • 1 January (New Year's Day): Staff with reqs, Lars
  • 2 January: Lars
  • 2–3 January: James, Thcipriani
  • 2-10 January: Dan
  • 6 January: probably Lars (public holiday because it's been N days since Xmas)
  • [some dates TBC]: Antoine
  • 19-25 January: Lars in LA
  • 20 January (Martin Luther King Jr. Day): Staff with reqs
  • 17 February (Presidents' Day): Staff with reqs
  • 9 March (US DST+1 day): Staff with reqs
  • 10-13 April (Easter): Lars
  • 24 April (Not-Easter): Staff with reqs
  • 1 May (May Day): Lars
  • 21 May (Ascencion Day): Lars
  • 25 May (Memorial Day): Staff with reqs

Rotating positionsEdit

TrainEdit

Maniphest query for deployment blocker tasks: https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/maniphest/query/s3KW8bpsXhYF/#R
https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Release_Engineering_Team/Important_dates


  • 23 Dec - wmf.12 - No Train or any other deploys (Winterval)
  • 30 Dec - wmf.13 - No Train or any other deploys (Still Winterval)
  • 6 Jan - wmf.14 - Jeena + Lars
  • 13 Jan - wmf.15 - Lars + Brennen
  • 20 Jan - wmf.16 - Brennen + Mukunda
  • 27 Jan - wmf.17 - No Train or any other deploys (Wikimedia Foundation all-staff)
  • 3 Feb - wmf.18 - Mukunda + Antoine
  • 10 Feb - wmf.19 - Antoine + Dan
  • 17 Feb - wmf.20 - Dan + James
  • 24 Feb - wmf.21 - James + Jeena
  • 2 Mar - wmf.22 - Jeena + Lars
  • 9 Mar - wmf.23 - Lars + Brennen
  • 16 Mar - wmf.24 - Brennen + Antoine
  • 23 Mar - wmf.25 - Antoine + Mukunda
  • 30 Mar - wmf.26 - Mukunda + Dan
  • 6 Apr - wmf.27 - Dan + James
  • 13 Apr - 1.36.0-wmf.1 - James + Jeena

SoSEdit

  • Aug 14 onward: Zeljko 🎸 🎷 \o/

Team BusinessEdit

Incoming/Needs attentionEdit

All-HandsEdit

https://office.wikimedia.org/wiki/All_hands/2020/Conference_Schedule

  • Monday: "Department day" in the afternoon
  • Tuesday: "Team day" in the afternoon
  • Think about people you want to reach out to face-to-face
    • Thursday has "Open time"
    • Friday is "Unconference"

Book clubEdit

Monthly reflection on accomplishments - January '20 editionEdit

https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Release_Engineering_Team/Monthly_notable_accomplishments
Add as you have them!


Scrum of Scrums for next weekEdit

The weekly MediaWiki branch cut is moving to full automation soon. If the timing of the branch cut affects you, please join the discussion at https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T242446

Internal team notes, not for pasting into the SoS notesEdit

Incoming from last week (aka this morning)Edit

CalloutsEdit

  • Release Engineering
    • January 27th-31st - No deploys at all (including train), All-Hands
    • Need some help (from CPT? Maybe?) looking at jobqueue on beta cluster which is evidently running slowly: phab:T241448

Release EngineeringEdit

  • Blocked by:
  • Blocking:
  • Updates:
    • Train Health
      • week of Dec 16th: 1.35.0-wmf.11 - phab:T233859
      • This week: 1.35.0-wmf.14 - phab:T233862; now on group0. New logspam is quiet so far
      • Next week: 1.35.0-wmf.15 - phab:T233863
      • January 27th-31st - No deploys at all (including train), All-Hands

Outgoing next weekEdit

CalloutsEdit
  • Release Engineering - January 27th-31st - No deploys at all (including train), All-Hands
  • Need some help looking at jobqueue on beta cluster which is evidently running slowly: https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T241448

Train status and happeningsEdit

https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Release_Engineering_Team/Roles#Train_Conductor
  • group0 yesterday, not much happened
  • logstash should work, log tailing shouldn't be necessary, but tailing is more efficient

watch -n 5 sh -c "~brennen/bin/logspam | sort -nr | head -25"

Standup!Edit

Our WorkboardsEdit

AntoineEdit

Last weekEdit

BrennenEdit

Last weekEdit


DanEdit

Last weekEdit


GregEdit

Last weekEdit

JamesEdit

Last weekEdit


JeenaEdit

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LarsEdit

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MukundaEdit

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TylerEdit

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ZeljkoEdit

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