Wikimedia Services/2016-17 Q4 Goals

Objective Key result Dependency ETA Status
Modernize and speed up the storage backing the REST API.
  • Finish implementation of new, more efficient storage schema for recent revisions.
  • Test Cassandra 3, and determine upgrade strategy.
  • [Stretch] Start gradual migration, to be finished in Q1 2017/18.
EOQ In progess
Establish requirements and identify issues for the container development environment and pipeline.
  • Prototype port of mediawiki-containers to the Minikube environment, focusing on the service development use case.
  • Document pain points encountered on the way to guide the planning process for next year’s Technology-wide goal.
EOQ In progress