Wikimedia Release Engineering Team/Checkin archive/20201007


2020-10-07Edit

I (thcipriani) can't be here today, asking Brennen to run things in my stead.

Vacations/Important datesEdit

https://office.wikimedia.org/wiki/HR_Corner/Holiday_List
How to do it
  • 2 Oct: Lars out
  • 2 Oct: car service thcipriani
  • 5-6 Oct: Dan out
  • 12 Oct (Indigenous People's Day): US staff with reqs
  • 16 Oct: Lars out
  • 26-30 Oct: Offsite:
  • 3 Nov (Election Day): US staff with reqs
  • 11 Nov (Veterans day): US staff with reqs
  • 26-27 Nov (Thanksgiving): US staff with reqs, and also Lars
  • 24-31 Dec (Holidays + New years): US staff with reqs
    • 24th is Thursday -- what do with train? + Pause for banners -- 2 weeks no train resume 4 Jan
    • 24 Dec until Jan 6, inclusive: Lars out

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


StatusEdit

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

SoSEdit

  • 2019-08-14 onwards: Zeljko 🎸 🎷 \o/
  • 2020-08-26 onwards: Deb is in charge/SoS is async

OutgoingEdit

CalloutsEdit

Team BusinessEdit

Incoming/Needs attentionEdit

Add ideas for our offsite (week of 2020-10-26): https://docs.google.com/document/d/1_PxdoMi06cQbhNAf46RI9_ay_5R_tfYB4q7GIyBX364/edit

Individual tuning sessionsEdit

Q2 PlanningEdit

Book club/Lunch and LearnEdit

Monthly reflection on accomplishments - Oct '20 editionEdit

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

Standup!Edit

Our WorkboardsEdit

TODO Triage!Edit

AhmonEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
  • Better air quality, train-dev almost "done" (awaiting review from Lars)
  • Worst thing

What's on your workboard =Edit

AntoineEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
  • Worst thing

What's on your workboardEdit

BrennenEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
    • #looptober
    • GitLab consultation input period is finished
  • Worst thing
    • ...which means we have to make decisions

What's on your workboardEdit


DanEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
    • Boxes are slowly going away.
  • Worst thing
    • My Internet connection has been down for 4 days. :(

What's on your workboardEdit

JeenaEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
  • Worst thing

What's on your workboardEdit

LarsEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
    • Trebuchets throwing flaming pianos
      • Not my secret new hobby project
  • Worst thing
    • Blisters

What's on your workboardEdit

MukundaEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
    • Off-grid progress:
   10 kilowatt hours of batteries
   7 kilowatts solar panels
   4 kilowatts of inverters
  • Worst thing
    • multiple train derailment last week.

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