Month: May 2021

Tech Lead Digest – Q1 2021

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Tech Lead Digest (wmde)

At some point last year I started sending a weekly internal digest to the Wikidata Wikibase team with my tech lead hat on. The emails are internal only but contain lots of links to reading, podcasts and general goings on that could be useful to everyone. So here is my first Wikidata Wikibase tech lead…

By addshore May 24, 2021 2

mediawiki-docker-dev, a history

MediaWiki-Docker-Dev (or MWDD) is a development environment for MediaWiki, based on Docker and docker-compose. It was created back in 2017 at the Wikimedia Hackathon in Vienna where it had a slightly difference feature set and focus. (Original Slides). Since inception the git repo now has 180 commits from 20 authors over the course of 4…

By addshore May 22, 2021 1

Resizing a qemu image root disk partition

Recently I found myself altering some virtual images for loading onto a qemu machine. I wanted to increase the disk space on the root partition, but couldn’t find any straightforward guides. So here is a little guide for future me, and anyone else. Install libguestfs-tools libguestfs is a set of tools for accessing and modifying…

By addshore May 14, 2021 0