Wikimedia Release Engineering Team/Checkin archive/20200205


2020-02-05Edit

Vacations/Important datesEdit

https://office.wikimedia.org/wiki/HR_Corner/Holiday_List
How to do it
  • [some dates TBC]: Antoine not available
  • 17 February (Presidents' Day): Staff with reqs
  • 9 March (US DST switchover + 1 day): Staff with reqs
  • 30 March-3 April: Greg (Spring Break)
  • 5-10 April: Tech Mgt F2F in Berlin (Greg, Tyler, Gilles, Jean-Rene)
  • 10-13 April (Easter): Lars
  • 24 April (Not-Easter): Staff with reqs
  • 1 May (May Day): Lars
  • 9–11 May: Wikimedia Hackathon 2020 (Tirana, Albania) - TBD
  • 17-22 May: EngProd offsite (Europe, somewhere) - Everyone
  • 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


  • 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 + Dan
  • 10 Feb - wmf.19 - Dan + James
  • 17 Feb - wmf.20 - James + Jeena
  • 24 Feb - wmf.21 - Jeena + Lars
  • 2 Mar - wmf.22 - Lars + Brennen
  • 9 Mar - wmf.23 - No Train or any other deploys (Data center switchover)
  • 16 Mar - wmf.24 - Antoine + Mukunda
  • 23 Mar - wmf.25 - Mukunda + Dan
  • 30 Mar - wmf.26 - Dan + Jeena
  • 6 Apr - wmf.27 - Jeena + James
  • 13 Apr - 1.36.0-wmf.1 - James + Lars
  • 20 Apr - wmf.2 - Lars + Brennen

SoSEdit

  • Aug 14 onward: Zeljko 🎸 🎷 \o/

Team BusinessEdit

Incoming/Needs attentionEdit

For 2/12:

From 2/5

Book clubEdit

Monthly reflection on accomplishments - February '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

Internal team notes, not for pasting into the SoS notesEdit

Incoming from last week (aka this morning)Edit

CalloutsEdit

Outgoing next weekEdit


CalloutsEdit

Train status and happeningsEdit

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

WMF.18 blockers: https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T233866

  • phab:T244019 Inconsistent user permissions on Beta English Wikipedia
    • appears to be minor enough to move forward unless things break more than is currently evident.
    • Will move forward with the train (cautiously) and reassess that situation later.

Standup!Edit

Our WorkboardsEdit

AntoineEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
  • Worst thing

What's on your workboardEdit

BrennenEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
    • Hanging out with y'all.
  • Worst thing
    • Sitting in rooms.

What's on your workboardEdit


DanEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
    • Seeing all y'all
    • Inventing Jimbo™️ ("Yo, Jimbo") over beers with Maryana/JR/Brennen/Zeljko/Greg and co
      • Further work to come...
  • Worst thing
    • Not getting enough sleep following All Hands

What's on your workboardEdit


GregEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
    • Seeing ya'll
  • Worst thing
    • I is a tired

What's on your workboardEdit

JamesEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
    • All Hands was lovely, as always.
  • Worst thing
    • All Hands was draining, as always (and not everyone has left yet).

What's on your workboardEdit


JeenaEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
    • all hands was a bit fun
  • Worst thing
    • :( Snaily

What's on your workboardEdit


LarsEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
    • Meeting people in person at All Hands
  • Worst thing
    • Airplanes
    • Airports
    • Flights
    • Travel
    • Jet lag
    • More jet lag
    • Forever jet lag
    • There's no hope of a Zeppelin

What's on your workboardEdit

MukundaEdit

Last weekEdit


What's on your workboardEdit


TylerEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
  • Worst thing

What's on your workboardEdit


ZeljkoEdit

Last weekEdit

What's on your workboardEdit

What's on no-one's workboardEdit