Wikimedia Release Engineering Team/Checkin archive/20200226


2020-02-26Edit

Vacations/Important datesEdit

https://office.wikimedia.org/wiki/HR_Corner/Holiday_List
How to do it
  • [some dates TBC]: Antoine not available
    • any news? train in mid-March?
  • 9 March (US DST switchover + 1 day): (US?) 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): (US?) Staff with reqs
  • 1 May (May Day): Lars
  • 9–11 May: Wikimedia Hackathon 2020 (Tirana, Albania) - TBD
  • 15 May: Jeena
  • 17-22 May: EngProd offsite (Lisbon, Portugal) - Everyone
  • 21 May (Ascencion Day): Lars
  • 25 May (Memorial Day): (US?) Staff with reqs
  • 29-31 May: Brennen (family reunion)

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

TODO: thcipriani calendar updates

SoSEdit

  • Aug 14 onward: Zeljko 🎸 🎷 \o/

Team BusinessEdit

Incoming/Needs attentionEdit

From 2019-02-19Edit

  •   Done [James] T245054 Remote call on integration-agent-docker-1001 failed
    • Repooling thcipriani
    • if not...to the task
    • TODO: thcipriani: make runbook
  •   Done [James] T238224 Landing the Docker in core patch — I think we'll need a formal-ish release announcement when we merge it.
  •   Done [James] Eurgh Parsoid deploy strategy. Need meeting.
    •   Done James to make meeting. Tyler/Mukunda/James, Parsing, ?SRE Service Ops.

2020-02-26Edit

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!
  • Production releases of Parsoid/PHP now also go through final pre-production tests.
  • Scap release 1.13.0. \o/
  • Local development MediaWiki docker environment has shipped and been announced. yaay James, Brennen (also mostly Kosta)

Annual Planning for July 2020–June 2021Edit

If at first you don't plan, plan and plan again

ACTIONS:

LevelingEdit

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

Standup!Edit

Our WorkboardsEdit


AntoineEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
  • Worst thing

What's on your workboardEdit

BrennenEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
    • There's a docker-compose.yml in mw/core, nothing has blown up yet.
  • Worst thing
    • I have been reading the news.

What's on your workboardEdit


DanEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
  • Worst thing

What's on your workboardEdit



JamesEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
    • Getting docker-compose out of the door is great.
    • Also, the wmf.20 train was nice and quiet.
  • Worst thing
    • I nearly took down prod with an assumption about code being written in a safe way. Oops.

What's on your workboardEdit


JeenaEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
    • "I'm doing the train this week"
  • Worst thing
    • see above

What's on your workboardEdit


LarsEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
    • etherpad2git
  • Worst thing
    • the light in the tunnel is an oncoming train

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

  • Best thing
    • bookclub! 📚
    • software testing anti-patterns office hours 🎙
    • carnival! 🤡
    • bought tickets for Lisbon for my entire family ✈️
  • Worst thing
    • sick kids 🦠

What's on your workboardEdit

What's on no-one's workboardEdit