Wikimedia Release Engineering Team/Checkin archive/2021-04-21


2021-04-21Edit

Vacations/Important datesEdit

https://office.wikimedia.org/wiki/HR_Corner/Holiday_List
How to do it
  • 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; Dan out; Lars out;Jeena out
  • 7 May: 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)
  • 28 May: US staff with reqs
  • 31 May: Memorial day -- US staff with reqs
  • 15-17 Jun: All Hands
  • 18 Jun: Juneteenth -- US staff with reqs
  • 28 Jun: DC Switchover (tentative)

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.1 - Jeena + Dan
  • 26 Apr - wmf.3 - Lars + Jeena
  • 3 May - wmf.4 - Brennen + Lars (Ahmon to handle day of the 4th)
  • 10 May - wmf.5 - Ahmon + Brennen
  • 17 May - wmf.6 - Antoine + Ahmon
  • 24 May - wmf.7 - Mukunda + Antoine (Friday is a holiday)
  • 31 May - wmf.8 - Jeena + Mukunda (Monday is a holiday)
  • 7 Jun - wmf.9 - Dan + Jeena


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

  • Blocked by:
  • Blocking:
  • Thank Yous
    • dancy: James F. for code reviews, helping me get work done.
  • Updates:


CalloutsEdit

IncomingEdit

Team BusinessEdit

Incoming/Needs attentionEdit


Book club/Lunch and LearnEdit

Monthly reflection on accomplishments - Apr '21 editionEdit

https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Release_Engineering_Team/Monthly_notable_accomplishments
Add as you have them!
  • Scap 3.17.1 tagged

Standup!Edit

AhmonEdit

  • Updates:
    • Working on scap 3.17.1 release with Lars & ServiceOps
      • Trying to simplify future releases (fewer manual steps)
    • Working on removing the extra hypervisor layer from train-dev to allow it to be used in more environments (including CI).
  • Blocked by:
    • Waiting on pipelinelib mods to allow us to notify the security team when security patch application fails during MW container image build.
  • Blocking:

AntoineEdit

  • Updates:
    • Out today
  • Blocked by:
  • Blocking:

BrennenEdit

DanEdit

  • Blocked by:
  • Blocking:
  • Updates:
    • Submitted patch for blubber to tolerate existing users/groups
      • Nice. :)
      • Should help with Ahmon's changes to mediawiki-config .pipeline/config.yaml (moving security patch application into its own stage with notification to sec team upon failure)
    • Thoughts on having PipelineLib comment job status back to Gerrit with link to console?
      • Consensus: not important for Gerrit
    • Poking at dev env for scap changes related to m8s
    • Doctor told us to be ready as early as this week for the baby. :) (I may be doing none of this.)

JeenaEdit

  • Blocked by:
  • Blocking:
  • Updates:
    • Did the train
    • presented to EMWCon
    • Worked with brennen on gitlab runners
    • k8s meetings
    • will do code reviews today

LarsEdit

  • Blocked by:
    • Magic
  • Blocking:
    • More magic
  • Updates:
    • Scap 3.17.1 tagged, discussions with SRE ongoing
    • I see an oncoming train
    • I can prove I'm a person now

MukundaEdit


TylerEdit

  • Blocked by:
    • Nothing
  • Blocking:
    • Ugh
  • Updates:
    • WMCS
    • Training
    • Workboarding