> There were five recorded incidents last month, equal to the median for
this
and last year. โ€“ Explore this data at https://codepen.io/Krinkle/full/wbYMZK

Can't help but feel something is missing here, around the 7th...

--
Brian

On Thu, Oct 24, 2019 at 11:32 PM Krinkle <krinklem...@gmail.com> wrote:

> ๐Ÿ“˜ Read on Phabricator at
> https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/phame/post/view/173/
> -------
>
> Howโ€™d we do in our strive for operational excellence last month? Read on to
> find out!
>
> ## ๐Ÿ“Š Month in numbers
>
> * 5 documented incidents. [1]
> * 22 new errors reported. [2]
> * 31 error reports closed. [3]
> * 213 currently open Wikimedia-prod-error reports in total. [4]
>
> There were five recorded incidents last month, equal to the median for this
> and last year. โ€“ Explore this data at
> https://codepen.io/Krinkle/full/wbYMZK
>
> To read more about these incidents, their investigations, and pending
> actionables; check
> https://wikitech.wikimedia.org/wiki/Incident_documentation#2019
>
> ## *๏ธโƒฃ A Tale of Three Great Upgrades
>
> This month saw three major upgrades across the MediaWiki stack.
>
> *Migrate from HHVM to PHP 7.2*
> The client-side switch to toggle between HHVM and PHP 7.2 saw its final
> push โ€” from the 50% it was at previously, to 100% of page view sessions on
> 17 September. The switch further solidified on 24 September when static
> MediaWiki traffic followed suit (e.g. API and ResourceLoader). Thanks Effie
> and Giuseppe for the final push. โ€“ More details at
> https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T219150 and
> https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T176370.
>
> *Drop support for IE6 and IE7*
> The RFC to discontinue basic compatibility for the IE6 and IE7 browsers
> entered Last Call on 18 September. It was approved on 2 Oct (T232563).
> Thanks to Volker Eckl for leading the sprint to optimise our CSS payloads
> by removing now-redundant style rules for IE6-7 compat. โ€“ More at
> https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T234582.
>
> *Transition from PHPUnit 4/6 to PHPUnit 8*
> With HHVM behind us, our Composer configuration no longer needs to be
> compatible with a โ€œPHP 5.6 likeโ€ run-time. Support for the real PHP 5.6 was
> dropped over 2 years ago, and the HHVM engine supports PHP 7 features. But,
> the HHVM engine identifies as โ€œPHP 5.6.999-hhvmโ€. As such, Composer refused
> to install PHPUnit 6 (which requires PHP 7.0+). Instead, Composer could
> only install PHPUnit 4 under HHVM (as for PHP 5.6). Our unit tests have had
> to remain compatible with both PHPUnit 4 and PHPUnit 6 simultaneously.
>
> Now that weโ€™re fully on PHP 7.2+, our Composer configuration effectively
> drops PHP 5.6, 7.0 and 7.1 all at once. This means that we no longer run
> PHPUnit tests on multiple PHPUnit versions (PHPUnit 6 only). The upgrade to
> PHPUnit 8 (PHP 7.2+) is also unlocked! Thanks Max Sem, Jdforrester and
> Daimona for leading this transition. โ€“
> https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T192167
>
> -------
>
> ## ๐Ÿ“‰  Outstanding reports
>
> Take a look at the workboard and look for tasks that might need your help.
> The workboard lists error reports, grouped by the month in which they were
> first observed.
>
> โ†’  https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/tag/wikimedia-production-error/
>
> Or help someone thatโ€™s already started with their patch:
> โ†’  https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/maniphest/query/pzVPXPeMfRIz/#R
>
> Breakdown of recent months (past two weeks not included):
>
> * February: 1 report was closed. (1 / 5 reports left).
> * March: 4 / 10 reports left (unchanged).
> * April: 8 / 14 reports left (unchanged). โš ๏ธ
> * May: The last 4 reports were resolved. Done!
> * June: 9 of 11 reports left (unchanged). โš ๏ธ
> * July: 4 reports were fixed! (13 / 18 reports left).
> * August: 6 reports were fixed! (8 / 4 reports left).
> * September: 12 new reports survived the month of September.
>
> ## ๐ŸŽ‰ Thanks!
>
> Thank you, to everyone else who helped by reporting, investigating, or
> resolving problems in Wikimedia production. Thanks!
>
> Until next time,
>
> โ€“ Timo Tijhof
>
> -------
>
> Footnotes:
>
> [1] Incidents. โ€“
>
> https://wikitech.wikimedia.org/wiki/Special:PrefixIndex?prefix=Incident+documentation%2F201909&namespace=0&hideredirects=1&stripprefix=1
>
> [2] Tasks created. โ€“
> https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/maniphest/query/XicVcsN1XkVH/#R
>
> [3] Tasks closed. โ€“
> https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/maniphest/query/SXjsllmYHwAO/#R
>
> [4] Open tasks. โ€“
> https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/maniphest/query/47MGY8BUDvRD/#R
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