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'''Wikitech''' is the home of documentation related to the technical projects and infrastructure maintained by the [[foundation:Home|Wikimedia Foundation]].  This includes [[Portal:Wikitech|production systems]], the [[Help:Cloud_Services_Introduction|Wikimedia Cloud Services]] [[w:Virtual private server|virtual private server (VPS)]] computing infrastructure, [[Portal:Tool Labs|Tool Labs]] [[w:Platform as a service|platform as a service (PaaS)]] hosting environment, and many other technical projects such as the [[Nova Resource:Deployment-prep|Beta cluster]] which is used to validate new software before [[Deployments|deployment to the production cluster]].
'''Wikitech''' is the home of technical documentation of [[foundationsite:|Wikimedia Foundation]] infrastructure and services.  This includes [[Wikimedia infrastructure|production clusters]], [[Help:Cloud Services Introduction|Wikimedia Cloud Services]], [[Portal:Toolforge|Toolforge]] hosting, and the [[Nova Resource:Deployment-prep|Beta Cluster]].


This wiki is not a [[m:Help:Unified login|Wikimedia Unified Login (SUL) wiki]], therefore [[Help:Getting_Started#Create_a_User_Account|editors must create a new account]].
To edit this wiki, you need a '''[[Help:Create a Wikimedia developer account|Wikimedia developer account]]'''. Wikitech does not use the [[m:Special:MyLanguage/Help:Unified login|Wikimedia Single Unified Login (SUL)]] (like on Wikipedia) and does not permit editing without an account.


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|name=Introduction
|name=Introduction
|image=File:Information_icon4.svg
|image=File:Wikimedia Cloud Services logo with text.svg
|alt=Introduction
|alt=Introduction
|link=Help:Cloud_Services_Introduction
|link=Help:Cloud Services Introduction
|description=An overview of the '''Wikimedia Cloud Services''' (WMCS) products and ecosystem.
|description=An overview of the '''Wikimedia Cloud Services''' (WMCS) products and ecosystem.
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|name=Getting started
|name=Cloud VPS
|image=File:Dialog-go-hand-ltr.svg
|image=File:Wikimedia Cloud Services logo.svg
|alt=Getting started
|alt=Wikimedia Cloud VPS logo
|link=Help:Getting Started
|link=Portal:Cloud VPS
|description='''Account creation''' and '''quick start guides'''.  Help for WMCS in general can be found at [[Help:Contents]].
|description='''Wikimedia Cloud VPS''' provides a cloud computing infrastructure powered by [[w:OpenStack|OpenStack]] for projects related to the [[m:Special:MyLanguage/Wikimedia movement|Wikimedia movement]].
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{{Portal list item
|name=Wikimedia VPS
|name=Toolforge
|image=File:Wikimedia labs logo.svg
|image=File:Toolforge logo.svg
|alt=Wikimedia Labs logo
|alt=Wikimedia Toolforge logo
|link=Portal:Wikimedia VPS
|link=Portal:Toolforge
|description='''Wikimedia VPS''' ('''WMCS VPS''' or '''VPS''') provides a cloud computing infrastructure powered by [[w:OpenStack|OpenStack]] for projects related to the [[meta:Wikimedia movement|Wikimedia movement]].
|description='''Toolforge''' is a hosting environment for developers working on tools (bots, webservices, scheduled jobs) that help maintain and support Wikimedia wikis.
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{{Portal list item
|name=Tool Labs
|image=File:Tool labs logo.svg
|alt=Wikimedia Tool Labs logo
|link=Portal:Tool Labs
|description='''Tool Labs''' (or '''Tools''') is a hosting environment for developers working on tools (bots, webservices, scheduled jobs) that help maintain and support Wikimedia wikis.
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|image=File:WMCS data services.svg
|image=File:WMCS data services.svg
|alt=Data Services logo
|alt=Data Services logo
|link=Portal:Data_Services
|link=Portal:Data Services
|description= '''Database replicas''' and offerings for analysis, Tool building, and exploration. Both WMCS VPS and Tool Labs can be used to access Data Services.
|description= '''Wiki replicas''' and offerings for analysis, Tool building, and exploration. Both Cloud VPS and Toolforge can be used to access Data Services.
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|name=Wikitech
| name = SRE docs
|image=File:Wikitech logo.svg
| image = File:Wikitech-2021-blue-large-icon.svg
|alt=Wikitech logo
| alt = Wikitech logo
|link=Portal:Wikitech
| link = Wikimedia infrastructure
|description=The production part of this wiki, also known as '''Wikitech''', contains internal technical documentation for the Wikimedia Foundation. Documentation is available on most aspects of the technical operations of the [[Clusters|production server clusters]] as well as information on how to become involved in improving the underlying infrastructure of Wikimedia projects as a volunteer.
| description = The main namespace of this wiki contains internal technical documentation from the [[SRE|SRE Site Reliability Engineering (SRE)]] team for the Wikimedia Foundation. Documentation is available on most aspects of the technical operations of the [[Wikimedia infrastructure|production infrastructure]] as well as information on how to become involved in improving the underlying infrastructure of Wikimedia projects as a volunteer.


For technical documentation of MediaWiki software, see [[mw:Main Page|MediaWiki.org]].
For technical documentation of MediaWiki software, see [[mw:Special:MyLanguage/Main Page|MediaWiki.org]].
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Latest revision as of 16:40, 17 October 2021

Wikitech is the home of technical documentation of Wikimedia Foundation infrastructure and services. This includes production clusters, Wikimedia Cloud Services, Toolforge hosting, and the Beta Cluster.

To edit this wiki, you need a Wikimedia developer account. Wikitech does not use the Wikimedia Single Unified Login (SUL) (like on Wikipedia) and does not permit editing without an account.

An overview of the Wikimedia Cloud Services (WMCS) products and ecosystem.
Wikimedia Cloud VPS provides a cloud computing infrastructure powered by OpenStack for projects related to the Wikimedia movement.
Toolforge is a hosting environment for developers working on tools (bots, webservices, scheduled jobs) that help maintain and support Wikimedia wikis.
Wiki replicas and offerings for analysis, Tool building, and exploration. Both Cloud VPS and Toolforge can be used to access Data Services.
The main namespace of this wiki contains internal technical documentation from the SRE Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) team for the Wikimedia Foundation. Documentation is available on most aspects of the technical operations of the production infrastructure as well as information on how to become involved in improving the underlying infrastructure of Wikimedia projects as a volunteer. For technical documentation of MediaWiki software, see MediaWiki.org.