Wikimedia Release Engineering Team/Checkin archive/20201104


2020-11-04Edit

Vacations/Important datesEdit

https://office.wikimedia.org/wiki/HR_Corner/Holiday_List
How to do it
  • 3 Nov (Election Day): US staff with reqs
  • 6 Nov: Mukunda vacation day
  • 11 Nov (Veterans day): US staff with reqs
  • 11-13 Nov: extra holiday for everyone
  • 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

  • Open Enrollment Reminder: If you need to make changes or enroll in a pre-tax account, open enrollment will take place from Monday, November 9 - Friday, November 20.
  • The Wikimedia Foundation is a Cloud Native Computing Foundation member

organization. For the upcoming KubeCon NA 2020 event (2020-11-17 through 2020-11-20), the CNCF has decided to give all member organizations unlimited event tickets

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!

Monthly reflection on accomplishments - Nov '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

  • Working with WMCS to get a hypervisor with nested VM support. Need to contact Andrew Bogott to ask some questions. +1!
  • mw-on-k8s: learning, thinking, experimenting.
  • scap sync* --force work (Guiseppe has merged some related commits)
  • Best thing
  • Virtual offsite, hacking and games.
  • Worst thing
    • US politics

What's on your workboard =Edit

AntoineEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Worst thing
    • Wasted two weeks figuring out the slowness
    • confinment again!

What's on your workboardEdit

BrennenEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
  • Worst thing
    • [screaming into void]

What's on your workboardEdit


DanEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
    • Brisket success and Git core contribution (not to be confused with the git+brisket subprotocol)
      • there's a brisket subprotocol?
  • Worst thing
    • US 2020 election dread

What's on your workboardEdit

JeenaEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
  • Worst thing

What's on your workboardEdit

LarsEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
    • Accidental sofa
  • Worst thing
    • US elections and the future of everything
    • Entirely quite there today, I am not

What's on your workboardEdit

MukundaEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Worst thing
    • Nothing really
  • Best thing
    • Enjoyed the team offsite.
  • Other
    • Sat in on multiple meetings with the fundraising team. Phabricator consulations are going well.

What's on your workboardEdit


TylerEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
    • Offsite last week was great
  • Worst thing
    • Election
    • Time off makes for a stressful time on

What's on your workboardEdit


ZeljkoEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
    • 5-day-weekend 🏖
    • 9 applications for 1 open Outreachy internship 🎓
    • Finally some progress with Docker 📦
    • +1 for great offsite 🎮
  • Worst thing
    • son broke little finger playing basketball on last day of the vacation 🏀

What's on your workboardEdit

What's on no-one's workboardEdit