Wikimedia Release Engineering Team/Checkin archive/20201201


2020-12-01Edit

Lars: to run meeting 2020-12-09

Vacations/Important datesEdit

https://office.wikimedia.org/wiki/HR_Corner/Holiday_List
How to do it


  • 24 Dec-01 Jan (Holidays + New years): US staff with reqs
    • 24 Dec until Jan 6, inclusive: Lars out

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


  • 16 Nov - wmf.18 - Ahmon + Antoine
  • 23 Nov - wmf.19 - No Train - Thanksgiving Thurs/Fri https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T263185
  • 30 Nov - wmf.20 - Antoine + Mukunda
  • 7 Dec - wmf.21 - Mukunda + Dan
  • 14 Dec - wmf.22 - Dan + Jeena
  • 21 Dec - wmf.23 - No Train
  • 28 Dec - wmf.24 - No Train
  • 4 Jan - wmf.25 - Jeena + Lars
    • NB: Lars is back from holiday on Thursday Jan 7

Deploys through the end of the year from product: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1aOkLHM8nDtLTXtroNkXT4mV0Fy5cedrJ70Lfeu4WM4I/edit#gid=0

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
  • 2020-11-25: Brennen
  • 2020-12-02: Ahmon

OutgoingEdit

CalloutsEdit

Team BusinessEdit

Incoming/Needs attentionEdit

Book club/Lunch and LearnEdit

Monthly reflection on accomplishments - Nov '20 editionEdit

https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Release_Engineering_Team/Monthly_notable_accomplishments
Add as you have them!
  • Gerrit security upgrade
  • Gerrit grafana dashboard
  • Created pipelinelib-experimental cloud project for working on pipelinelib
  • Scap 3.16.0 release (tagged, waiting on SRE now)
  • logspam-watch improvements
  • apparently scap apply-patches may possibly work in some circumstances

Standup!Edit

Our WorkboardsEdit

TODO Triage!Edit

AhmonEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Blocked by:
    • train-dev blocked waiting for WMCS nested VM support
  • Blocking:
    • Nothing as far as I know
  • Updates:
    • Studying mediawiki helm charts and docker images.
    • TODO: experiment with l10n cache settings in MW container
    • Best thing
      • Food
    • Worst thing
      • N/A

What's on your workboard =Edit

AntoineEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Blocked by:
    • A long tail of patches I have to act on
    • gerrit.devtools authentication
      • Doesn't paladox have a patch for DEVELOPER_MODE or whatever...?
  • Blocking:
    • Quibble release that will add support for an external web. Will use supervisord inside Quibble containers to spawn Apache.
  • Updates:
    • Best thing
      • Applying train security patches is now a breeze
    • Worst thing
      • I have left behind too many patches / uncompleted work bah

What's on your workboardEdit

BrennenEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Blocked by:
  • Blocking:
    • fr-tech - dev images patch review
  • Updates:
    • Best thing
      • Feasting
    • Worst thing
      • Feast participation limited to a single other person

What's on your workboardEdit


DanEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Blocked by:
  • Blocking:
  • Updates:
    • Best thing
    • Worst thing

What's on your workboardEdit

JeenaEdit

  • Blocked by:
  • Blocking:
  • Updates:
   * Learning about jjb. Working on creating folders using jjb for credentials restriction
   * Conversation with Brooke about making k8s cluster in horizon
    • Best thing
    • Worst thing

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
  • Worst thing

What's on your workboardEdit

LarsEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Blocked by:
  • Blocking:
    • nada?
  • Updates:
    • Working on testing Scap under train-dev, getting close.
    • Best thing
      • Wife's movie chosen for third film festival
    • Worst thing
      • Almost all software
      • The Darkness

What's on your workboardEdit


MukundaEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Blocked by:
  • Blocking:
  • Updates:
    • Contint-root access - yay
    • Best thing
    • Worst thing

What's on your workboardEdit


TylerEdit

Last weekEdit

  • Blocked by:
  • Blocking:
  • Updates:
    • Best thing
      • Thanksgiving
    • Worst thing
      • Xmas

What's on your workboardEdit