Wikimedia Release Engineering Team/Checkin archive/2021-03-31


2021-03-31Edit

Vacations/Important datesEdit

https://office.wikimedia.org/wiki/HR_Corner/Holiday_List
How to do it
  • 18-19 Mar: Mukunda out.
  • 26 Mar->2 Apr: Dancy out
  • 29 Mar: US staff with reqs


  • 01-02 Apr: Dancy out; Dan too!
  • 02-05 Apr: Lars out (Easter; public holiday)
  • 5 Apr: Antoine (Easter)
  • 9 Apr: US staff with reqs
  • 12 Apr: US staff with reqs
  • 14-16 Apr: Brennen out (no network)
  • 22 Apr: Earth Day -- US staff with reqs
  • 23 Apr: dancy out
  • 08-29 May: Dan out for a few weeks of paternity leave
  • 13 May: Antoine (Ascension day) (probably take May 14th off as well)
  • 24 May: Antoine (Pentecost)

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


  • 15 Mar - wmf.35 - Ahmon + Brennen
  • 22 Mar - wmf.36 - Antoine + Ahmon
  • 29 Mar - wmf.37 - Mukunda + Antoine (Monday is a holiday)
  • 5 Apr - wmf.38 - Dan + Mukunda
  • 12 Apr - wmf.39 - Jeena + Dan
  • 19 Apr - wmf.40 - Lars + Jeena
  • 26 Apr - wmf.41 - Brennen + Lars
  • 3 May - wmf.?? - Ahmon + Brennen


StatusEdit

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

SoSEdit

  • 2021-02-24: Thcipriani
  • 2021-03-24: James
  • 2021-03-31: Thcipriani
  • 2021-04-07: …

OutgoingEdit


CalloutsEdit

IncomingEdit

Team BusinessEdit

Incoming/Needs attentionEdit

Train Go/No Go: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1GXC_Bf9iAvme58euBLQSMMxl1_ojbr32bjcHH6q1wKE/edit#

Book club/Lunch and LearnEdit

Monthly reflection on accomplishments - Mar '21 editionEdit

https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Release_Engineering_Team/Monthly_notable_accomplishments
Add as you have them!
  • PipelineLib fully working on releases-jenkins.wikimedia.org
  • Credentials added to pipelinelib
  • S&F contractors underway with production GitLab configuration
  • Terrible script for finding status of production errors on logstash dashboard
  • Ability to deploy phatality updates

Standup!Edit

AhmonEdit

  • Updates:
  • Blocked by:
  • Blocking:

AntoineEdit

  • Updates:
    • Ran train last week
    • 2 errors that were clear rollbacks due to people not being able to save article
    • Promoted wmf.36 -> Group1 Monday
  • Blocked by:
  • Blocking:

BrennenEdit

DanEdit

JeenaEdit

LarsEdit

MukundaEdit

  • Blocked by:
  • Blocking:
  • Updates:
    • Phatality deployment was problematic again but at the end I was able to deploy and roll back so I think I'm unblocked at least.
    • Still not on group0 but unblocked as of a moment before this meeting.
    • Train. Fairly uneventful so far.


TylerEdit

  • Blocked by:
    • Nothing
  • Blocking:
    • ???
  • Updates:
    • Talking to WMCS about GitLab runners, "local" dev
    • Deployment training continuing this week -- 2 windows
      • TODO: broader announcement