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Wikitech is the home of documentation related to the technical projects and infrastructure maintained by the Wikimedia Foundation. This includes production systems, the Wikimedia Cloud Services computing infrastructure (virtual private server (VPS)), the Toolforge hosting environment (platform as a service (PaaS)), and many other technical projects such as the Beta cluster which is used to validate new software before deployment to the production cluster.

This wiki is not a Wikimedia Unified Login (SUL) wiki, therefore editors must create a new account.

An overview of the Wikimedia Cloud Services (WMCS) products and ecosystem.
Account creation and quick start guides. Help for WMCS in general can be found at Help:Contents.
Wikimedia Cloud VPS (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 for the Wikimedia Foundation. Documentation is available on most aspects of the technical operations of the production server clusters 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