Wikimedia Release Engineering Team/Checkin archive/2021-08-18

2021-08-18Edit

🏆 WinsEdit

https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Release_Engineering_Team/Monthly_notable_accomplishments
August '21 edition

✨Values✨Edit

🧪Pop Quiz, hotshot!

  • Developer focused
  • Freedom and open source
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork and collaboration
  • Quality

Let's keep this emptyEdit

📅 Vacations/Important datesEdit

https://office.wikimedia.org/wiki/HR_Corner/Holiday_List
https://wikitech.wikimedia.org/wiki/Deployments/Yearly_calendar
https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Release_Engineering_Team/Time_off

AugustEdit

  • 6 Aug: Brennen out a bit early for music
  • 9 Aug: International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
  • 12-13 Aug: Jeena - 🐎 Neptune's first horse show :D 🐎
    • Go Neptune Go
      • Neptune had too much "Go"!
  • 9-20 Aug: Dan out for additional parental leave
  • 20 Aug: Brennen leaving a bit early to camp
  • August: Antoine 

SeptemberEdit

  • 6 Sept: Labor day (US Staff with reqs)
  • 13 Sept: DC Switchover: Services - Monday, Sept 13th 14:00 UTC
  • 13 Sept: DC Switchover: Traffic - Monday, Sept 13th 15:00 UTC
  • 14 Sept: DC Switchover: MediaWiki - Tuesday, Sept 14th 14:00 UTC
  • 13-17 Sept (whole week): Brennen → KS 🪕🎻

OctoberEdit

  • 11 Oct: Mon Indigenous Peoples' Day  (US Staff with reqs)

📚 Book club/🍱 Lunch and LearnEdit

https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Engineering_Productivity_Team/Book_club
https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Engineering_Productivity_Team/Lunch_and_learn#Present_a_Lunch_and_Learn

🔥🚂TrainEdit

https://tools.wmflabs.org/versions/
https://train-blockers.toolforge.org/


  •   7 Jun - wmf.9 - Jeena + Mukunda
  • 14 Jun - No train (WMF All-Hands)
  • 21 Jun - wmf.11 - Dan + Jeena
  • 28 Jun - wmf.12 - Brennen + Dan
  •   5 Jul - No train (WMF holiday)
  • 12 Jul - wmf.14 - Ahmon + Brennen
  • 19 Jul - wmf.15 - Antoine + Ahmon
  • 26 Jul - wmf.16 - Mukunda + Antoine
  •   2 Aug - wmf.17 - Dan + Mukunda
  •   9 Aug - wmf.18 - Jeena + Mukunda
  • 16 Aug - wmf.19 - Brennen + Jeena
  • 23 Aug - wmf.20 - Ahmon + Brennen
  • 30 Aug - wmf.21 - …
  •   6 Sep - wmf.22 - …
  • 13 Sep - wmf.23 - DC Switchover
  • 20 Sep - wmf.1 - …
  • 27 Sep - wmf.2 - …

📤 Train update emailEdit

https://etherpad.wikimedia.org/p/RelEngTeam-Trainupdate-email
https://wheelofnames.com/#

✨ Standup! ✨Edit

AhmonEdit

  • Updates: 
    • mediawiki-multiversion image testing
  • Blocked by:
    •  
  • Blocking:

AntoineEdit

out


BrennenEdit

  • Blocked by:
    •  
  • Blocking:
  • Updates:
    • Train
    • Dev-images to Buster
    • merge-request upstream for GitLab upstream session timeouts (Yay!! +1)


DanEdit

Out

JeenaEdit

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/c/mediawiki/core/+/682232 

  • Preview Env Workflow

https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T283893  (In progress)

  • Preview Env Requirements

https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T283892  (In progress)

  • Add k8s to train env

https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T287993 

MukundaEdit

  • Blocked by:
  • Blocking:
  • Updates:
    • got workboard-metrics branch merged in gitlab
      • This was far more work than I anticipated. 
    • worked on a train email generator using ddd. This is mostly finished. NEAT!


TylerEdit

    • ✅ TODOs
    •   Done put values on mw.org
    • Schedule hiring panel kick-off
    • Find out if we can continuously deliver (Mediawiki)
    • Meeting this week about "change failure rate" re:Annual Planning
    • Thinking about areas in need of project management
    • Code reviews
    • More shared team vision work for ~Sept
    • Purchase "Correct Joho Index Cards"
    • Add always empty review queue to dashboard