Wikimedia Release Engineering Team/Checkin archive/20200304


2020-03-04Edit

Vacations/Important datesEdit

https://office.wikimedia.org/wiki/HR_Corner/Holiday_List
How to do it
  • 5 March-6 March: Tyler (long weekend)
  • 19–23 March: James in DC
  • 30 March–3 April: James (NH)
  • 30 March-3 April: Greg (Spring Break)
  • 5-10 April: Tech Mgt F2F in Berlin (Greg, Tyler, Gilles, Jean-Rene)
    • Although, presumably, we're doing *something*, but Berlin travel is cancelled
  • 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
    • For now, I would suggest to hold off on purchasing extra tickets for others to join you on the trip until we hear more from Travel.
  • 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 - Brennen + Antoine
  • 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

2020-02-26Edit

Book clubEdit

Monthly reflection on accomplishments - March '20 editionEdit

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

Annual Planning for July 2020–June 2021Edit

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

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

Outgoing next weekEdit

  • Blocked by:
    • SRE ServiceOps: For the work to migrate wikimedia-portals to Docker (phab:T238747), we need an official base image for serving Web pages, either the same as future-MW (phab:T238774) or a simpler one
  • Blocking:
    • [All] Beta Cluster Parsoid service is not currently working; sorry! Work underway to fix this in phab:T246833.
  • Updates:
    • [All] MediaWiki 1.35.0 will get cut on 7 April 2020. If your team has any proposed blockers/deadlines for that, please get them done: phab:tag/MW-1.35-release
    • Train Health

CalloutsEdit

  • Release Engineering
    • [All] MediaWiki 1.35.0 will get cut on 7 April 2020. If your team has any proposed blockers/deadlines for that, please get them done: phab:tag/MW-1.35-release
    • [All] Beta Cluster Parsoid service is not currently working; sorry! Work underway to fix this in phab:T246833.

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
    • Learning Phabricator code stuffs
  • Worst thing
    • The ambient terror of existing in early 2020

What's on your workboardEdit


DanEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
  • Worst thing
    • Witnessing the full weight and violence of the American aristocracy in its response to any degree of change for the common good

What's on your workboardEdit


JamesEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
    • Antoine!
    • I'm not ill.
  • Worst thing
    • WFH.

What's on your workboardEdit


JeenaEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
    • Hi Antoine!
  • Worst thing

What's on your workboardEdit


LarsEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
    • seeing hashar online again
  • Worst thing
    • train rollback

What's on your workboardEdit

MukundaEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
  • Worst thing
    • It's a tie between Corona the Virus and Corona the Beer.

What's on your workboardEdit


TylerEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
    • Antoine is back!
  • Worst thing
    • Super Tuesday

What's on your workboardEdit


ZeljkoEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
    • Antoine! 🥖🍷🐌
    • Local testing meetup 🎤
  • Worst thing
    • Sick kids 😷
    • Taxes 💸

What's on your workboardEdit

What's on no-one's workboardEdit