Wikimedia Release Engineering Team/Checkin archive/2020527


2020-05-27Edit

Vacations/Important datesEdit

https://office.wikimedia.org/wiki/HR_Corner/Holiday_List
How to do it
  • 11 May - Mukunda vacation (use it or lose it)
  • 17-22 May: EngProd Virtual Offsite (your home) - Everyone
  • 25 May (Memorial Day): (US?) Staff with reqs, also Lars (swapped with 21st)
  • 19 June (Juneteenth): US staff with reqs
  • 3 July (4 July obs.): US staff with reqs
  • 14 August (fill-in): US staff with reqs


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


  • 4 May - wmf.31 - Brennen + Antoine
  • 11 May - wmf.32 - Antoine + Mukunda
  • 18 May - wmf.33 - NO TRAIN (virtual offsite)
  • 25 May - wmf.34 - Mukunda + James
  • 1 Jun - wmf.35 - James + Jeena
  • 8 Jun - wmf.36 - Jeena + Lars
  • 15 Jun - wmf.37 - Lars + Brennen
  • 22 Jun - wmf.38 - Brennen + Antoine
  • 29 Jun - wmf.39 - Antoine + Mukunda

= StatusEdit

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

SoSEdit

  • 2019-08-14 onwards: Zeljko 🎸 🎷 \o/

Internal team notes, not for pasting into the SoS notesEdit

SoS going async for now. 🎻

OutgoingEdit

CalloutsEdit

Team BusinessEdit

Incoming/Needs attentionEdit

Book clubEdit

Monthly reflection on accomplishments - May '20 editionEdit

https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Release_Engineering_Team/Monthly_notable_accomplishments
Add as you have them!
  • The release train branch cut is now an automatic job
  • Wikimedia Portals build and WDQS data release jobs moved to docker
  • The Continuous Integration instances on WMCS have been fully migrated off Jessie! T236576
  • Scap 1.14.0 released (by releng) and deployed (by serviceops)
  • Setting up a local dev environment for Phabricator: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Phabricator/Local_Dev_Environment
  • CI server (contint) migrated to buster!

Standup!Edit

Our WorkboardsEdit

TODO Triage!Edit

AntoineEdit

  • Current COVID19 status: 35 hours/week (I don't really track time)

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
    • Jenkins & Zuul running on Buster / contint2001
  • Worst thing
    • Doxygen crashes when run inside Docker

What's on your workboardEdit

BrennenEdit

  • Current COVID19 status: 40 hours/week

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
    • Hackathon
  • Worst thing
    • Docker
    • neighborhood politics

What's on your workboardEdit


DanEdit

  • Current COVID19 status: 0 hours/week

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
  • Worst thing

What's on your workboardEdit


JamesEdit

  • Current COVID19 status: 40 hours/week

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
    • TMH hackathon fun. (And the offsite in general.)
  • Worst thing
    • Holiday weekends without any outside time.

What's on your workboardEdit


JeenaEdit

  • Current COVID19 status: 20 hours/week

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
    • Won a tea contest -- a contest where you make a scene with your tea-ware -- TODO: post picture in IRC
  • Worst thing
    • Everything's bad.

What's on your workboardEdit


LarsEdit

  • Current COVID19 status: 40 hours/week

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
    • warm, sunny weather
  • Worst thing
    • noisy construction work across the road

What's on your workboardEdit


MukundaEdit

  • Current COVID19 status: 40 hours/week

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
    • Got a phab local dev environment setup documented (kudos to Brennen for taking good notes!)
    • Train branching automation still seems to be working, yay
  • Worst thing
    • just about everything else

What's on your workboardEdit


TylerEdit

  • Current COVID19 status: 40 hours/week

Last weekEdit

  • Best thing
    • Train session last week
    • Watercooler is back!
  • Worst thing
    • Short week + silent Friday == Cram all your meetings into 3 days

What's on your workboardEdit


ZeljkoEdit

  • Current COVID19 status: XL hours/week

Last weekEdit

What's on your workboardEdit

What's on no-one's workboardEdit