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Some notes about the deployment windows
  • It is good to ask for a little more time than what you think you'll need to do all of the deployment and testing; you never know what issues will come up and slow you down.
    • Generally, we have found one hour windows to be a good size for most things.
  • Deployment windows are 'pinned' to the time in San Francisco and thus the UTC time will change due to the United States observance of Daylight Savings Time as appropriate.
  • SWAT deploys happen twice daily (8am and 4pm Pacific) and are for pushing out simple, quick, and low risk changes (as assessed by you, members of the SWAT team, and the Release Manager).

For detailed instructions on how to actually deploy code to the Wikimedia servers, see How to deploy code.

This page tracks planned deployments of software to the Wikimedia Foundation servers that host the various Wikimedia project wikis (Wikipedias, Wiktionaries, Wikiversities, Wikimedia Commons, etc.).

Cadence
The Wikimedia Foundation currently follows a one-week deploy cadence. This means that there is one week between updates to any one Wikimedia project site wiki (excluding urgent fixes, of course).
Scheduling
To schedule a deploy window, or if you see a potential conflict with your upcoming deployment, please e-mail Greg Grossmeier.
Inclusion criteria
See the list at Inclusion criteria for the kinds of changes that require scheduling here.
Communicating
  • Every major or new feature deployment should be announced on the Wikimedia blog and/or Tech News (use the "user-notice" tag on Phabricator) and/or global on-wiki delivery. For routine and maintenance deployments, listing your change here is enough.
  • Changes that are liable to affect site performance or infrastructure should be announced on the ops mailing list. This includes anything that alters caching behavior, introduces cookies, substantially increases the static asset payload, or adds new and complicated query patterns.

Near-term

Week of October 26th

  • Week of:
    • nothing yet
By day
Time Component Deployer Changes

Monday, October 26

 UTC #
 PDT
Wikidata aude Continued deployment of GeoData on test.wikidata and wikidata
 UTC #
 PDT
Morning SWAT
(Max 8 patches)
Brad (anomie), Chad (ostriches), Tyler (thcipriani), or Mark (marktraceur) Erik B (ebernhardson)

Glaisher (Glaisher)

Requesting Developer (irc-nickname)

  • Gerrit link to backport or config change
 UTC #
 PDT
ServicesParsoid / OCG / Citoid / Mobileapps / … Gabriel (gwicke), C.Scott (cscott), Arlo (arlolra), Subbu (subbu), Bernd (bearND) and Michael (mdholloway) See mw:Parsoid/Deployments, OCG/Deployments, Mobileapps deployments
 UTC #
 PDT
Evening SWAT
(Max 8 patches)
Roan (RoanKattouw), Chad (ostriches), or Alex (Krenair) Alex (Krenair)

Erik B (ebernhardson)

Requesting Developer (irc-nickname)

  • Gerrit link to backport or config change

Tuesday, October 27

 UTC #
 PDT
Wikidata aude Continued deployment / populating GeoData on Wikidata
 UTC #
 PDT
Morning SWAT
(Max 8 patches)
Brad (anomie), Chad (ostriches), Tyler (thcipriani), Mark (marktraceur), or Alex (Krenair) James_F

Requesting Developer (irc-nickname)

  • Gerrit link to backport or config change
 UTC #
 PDT
Puppet SWAT
(Max 8 patches)
_joe_, andrewbogott Alex (Krenair)

Requesting Developer (irc-nickname)

  • Gerrit link to backport or config change
 UTC #
 PDT
MediaWiki train Mukunda (twentyafterfour) 1.26 schedule
group0 1.27.0-wmf.3->1.27.0-wmf.4
group1 1.27.0-wmf.3
group2 1.27.0-wmf.3
  • group0 to 1.27.0-wmf.4 All non-Wikipedia sites (Wiktionary, Wikisource, Wikinews, Wikibooks, Wikiquote, Wikiversity, and a few other sites)
 UTC #
 PDT
Evening SWAT
(Max 8 patches)
Roan (RoanKattouw), Chad (ostriches), or Alex (Krenair) Requesting Developer (irc-nickname)
  • Gerrit link to backport or config change

Wednesday, October 28

 UTC #
 PDT
TechOps deployment
Moritz (moritzm) Enable ferm on tin
 UTC #
 PDT
Morning SWAT
(Max 8 patches)
Brad (anomie), Chad (ostriches), Tyler (thcipriani), Mark (marktraceur), or Alex (Krenair) Requesting Developer (irc-nickname)
  • Gerrit link to backport or config change
 UTC #
 PDT
MediaWiki train Mukunda (twentyafterfour) 1.26 schedule
group0 1.27.0-wmf.4
group1 1.27.0-wmf.3->1.27.0-wmf.4
group2 1.27.0-wmf.3
  • group1 to 1.27.0-wmf.4 All non-Wikipedia sites (Wiktionary, Wikisource, Wikinews, Wikibooks, Wikiquote, Wikiversity, and a few other sites)
 UTC #
 PDT
ServicesParsoid / OCG / Citoid / Mobileapps / … Gabriel (gwicke), C.Scott (cscott), Arlo (arlolra), Subbu (subbu), Bernd (bearND) and Michael (mdholloway) See mw:Parsoid/Deployments, OCG/Deployments, Mobileapps deployments
 UTC #
 PDT
Evening SWAT
(Max 8 patches)
Roan (RoanKattouw), Chad (ostriches), RobM (rmoen), or Alex (Krenair) Requesting Developer (irc-nickname)
  • Gerrit link to backport or config change

Thursday, October 29

 UTC #
(Wed)  PDT
Phabricator update Mukunda (twentyafterfour) HOLD: Window to update phabricator.wikimedia.org
 UTC #
 PDT
Morning SWAT
(Max 8 patches)
Brad (anomie), Chad (ostriches), Tyler (thcipriani), or Mark (marktraceur) Requesting Developer (irc-nickname)
  • Gerrit link to backport or config change
 UTC #
 PDT
Puppet SWAT
(Max 8 patches)
_joe_, andrewbogott Requesting Developer (irc-nickname)
  • Gerrit link to backport or config change
 UTC #
 PDT
MediaWiki train Mukunda (twentyafterfour) 1.26 schedule
group0 1.27.0-wmf.4
group1 1.27.0-wmf.4
group2 1.27.0-wmf.3->1.27.0-wmf.4
 UTC #
 PDT
Evening SWAT
(Max 8 patches)
Roan (RoanKattouw), Chad (ostriches), RobM (rmoen), or Alex (Krenair) Requesting Developer (irc-nickname)
  • Gerrit link to backport or config change

Week of November 2nd

  • Week of:
    • nothing yet
By day
Time Component Deployer Changes

Monday, November 02

 UTC #
 PST
Morning SWAT
(Max 8 patches)
Brad (anomie), Chad (ostriches), Tyler (thcipriani), Mark (marktraceur), or Alex (Krenair) Requesting Developer (irc-nickname)
  • Gerrit link to backport or config change
 UTC #
 PST
ServicesParsoid / OCG / Citoid / Mobileapps / … Gabriel (gwicke), C.Scott (cscott), Arlo (arlolra), Subbu (subbu), Bernd (bearND) and Michael (mdholloway) See mw:Parsoid/Deployments, OCG/Deployments, Mobileapps deployments

Tuesday, November 03

 UTC #
(Mon)  PST
Evening SWAT
(Max 8 patches)
Roan (RoanKattouw), Chad (ostriches), or Alex (Krenair) Requesting Developer (irc-nickname)
  • Gerrit link to backport or config change
 UTC #
 PST
Morning SWAT
(Max 8 patches)
Brad (anomie), Chad (ostriches), Tyler (thcipriani), Mark (marktraceur), or Alex (Krenair) Requesting Developer (irc-nickname)
  • Gerrit link to backport or config change
 UTC #
 PST
Puppet SWAT
(Max 8 patches)
_joe_, andrewbogott Requesting Developer (irc-nickname)
  • Gerrit link to backport or config change
 UTC #
 PST
MediaWiki train Mukunda (twentyafterfour) 1.26 schedule
group0 1.27.0-wmf.4->1.27.0-wmf.5
group1 1.27.0-wmf.4
group2 1.27.0-wmf.4
  • group0 to 1.27.0-wmf.5 All non-Wikipedia sites (Wiktionary, Wikisource, Wikinews, Wikibooks, Wikiquote, Wikiversity, and a few other sites)

Wednesday, November 04

 UTC #
(Tue)  PST
Evening SWAT
(Max 8 patches)
Roan (RoanKattouw), Chad (ostriches), or Alex (Krenair) Requesting Developer (irc-nickname)
  • Gerrit link to backport or config change
 UTC #
 PST
Morning SWAT
(Max 8 patches)
Brad (anomie), Chad (ostriches), Tyler (thcipriani), Mark (marktraceur), or Alex (Krenair) Requesting Developer (irc-nickname)
  • Gerrit link to backport or config change
 UTC #
 PST
MediaWiki train Mukunda (twentyafterfour) 1.26 schedule
group0 1.27.0-wmf.5
group1 1.27.0-wmf.4->1.27.0-wmf.5
group2 1.27.0-wmf.4
  • group1 to 1.27.0-wmf.5 All non-Wikipedia sites (Wiktionary, Wikisource, Wikinews, Wikibooks, Wikiquote, Wikiversity, and a few other sites)
 UTC #
 PST
ServicesParsoid / OCG / Citoid / Mobileapps / … Gabriel (gwicke), C.Scott (cscott), Arlo (arlolra), Subbu (subbu), Bernd (bearND) and Michael (mdholloway) See mw:Parsoid/Deployments, OCG/Deployments, Mobileapps deployments

Thursday, November 05

 UTC #
(Wed)  PST
Evening SWAT
(Max 8 patches)
Roan (RoanKattouw), Chad (ostriches), RobM (rmoen), or Alex (Krenair) Requesting Developer (irc-nickname)
  • Gerrit link to backport or config change
 UTC #
(Wed)  PST
Phabricator update Mukunda (twentyafterfour) HOLD: Window to update phabricator.wikimedia.org
 UTC #
 PST
Morning SWAT
(Max 8 patches)
Brad (anomie), Chad (ostriches), Tyler (thcipriani), or Mark (marktraceur) Requesting Developer (irc-nickname)
  • Gerrit link to backport or config change
 UTC #
 PST
Puppet SWAT
(Max 8 patches)
_joe_, andrewbogott Requesting Developer (irc-nickname)
  • Gerrit link to backport or config change
 UTC #
 PST
MediaWiki train Mukunda (twentyafterfour) 1.26 schedule
group0 1.27.0-wmf.5
group1 1.27.0-wmf.5
group2 1.27.0-wmf.4->1.27.0-wmf.5

Friday, November 06

 UTC #
(Thu)  PST
Evening SWAT
(Max 8 patches)
Roan (RoanKattouw), Chad (ostriches), RobM (rmoen), or Alex (Krenair) Requesting Developer (irc-nickname)
  • Gerrit link to backport or config change

Upcoming

See the Phabricator Roadmap workboard for details on many upcoming plans.

Long term callouts

Not scheduled yet

  • Re-enable VisualEditor by default for all logged-out users of the English Wikipedia - phab:T90663
  • No date: Clean up skin user preferences in user_properties table on Wikimedia wikis – phab:T54778, use WikimediaMaintenance's cleanupSkinPrefs
  • No date: Deploy Sentry (JavaScript error logging) to production, configured to log only UploadWizard - phab:T91649
  • Scrap VisualEditor providing its own edit tab, instead provide only one with switching, and memory of which editor the user used last – phab:T102398
  • Enable Wikibase usage tracking + arbitrary access, in staged roll out to clients. phab:T49930
    • deploy to arbitrary access to commons, as well as Wikibooks and Wikinews when they get data access.

Deployment trains

Recently completed

For older deployments, please see the /Archive.