WBStack has now been up and running for 6 months. During that time it has helped 70 people create 178 MediaWiki installs running Wikibase, a SPARQL query service and quickstatements, all at the click of a button, with a total of around 200,000 edits across all sites.
The most active site is currently
virus-taxonomy.wiki.opencura.com which was developed during the Virtual Biohackathon on COVID-19 as a staging environment for “improving the taxonomy of viruses on Wikidata”. It currently stands at 20,000 edits, around 7000 Items.
Screenshot of the virus-taxonomy Wikibase Main Page, 19 April 2020
Thanks again to
Rhizome, who run their very own Wikibase, for their support paying the Google Cloud bill in the early stages of this project. Continue reading
This is an internal WMDE presentation made to introduce people to the land of Wikimedia CI, MediaWiki deployment and config changes.
This briefly covers:
Jenkins & Zuul
The MediaWiki train
The Docker & Kubernetes future?
This is an internal WMDE presentation made to introduce people to Event Logging.
This is an internal WMDE presentation made to introduce people to Docker and the Wikibase docker images already
introduced in this post.
This presentation was used as part of a lightning talk at Wikicite 2017 promoting the plan by the WMDE community tech team to implement an extends attribute for the ref tag in wikitext.
The aim of the presentation was to prompt questions and discussion.
This relates to phabricator ticket
The RevisionSlider is an extension for MediaWiki that has just been deployed on all Wikipedias and other Wikimedia websites as a beta feature. The extension was developed by Wikimedia Germany as part of their focus on technical wishes of the German speaking Wikimedia community. This post will look at the RevisionSliders design, development and use so far.
Below you will find an internal WMDE presentation covering the general area of WMDE Metric & Data Gatherings from 2016.
This presentation follows on from the
initial introduction to engineering analytics activities.
The presentation skims through:
WMDE Grafana dashboards
The Wikimedia Analytics landscape
Grafana & graphite
Hadoop, Kafka, Hive & Oozie
EventLogging, Mysql replicas & MediaWiki logs
Out Analytics scripts
How to get access
This is an internal WMDE presentation given at the start of “metric driven development” for the WMDE & Wikidata dev teams.
The presentation is pretty bare bones but it provides a general overview of the plan and links to the current state of things.
The main area of interest from the presentation is the resources slide copied below for convenience.