the copy of the commons database in the s2 database cluster is broken - it is missing tables.
I have to get a copy of commons, drop the old commons copy and reinsert it.
I will drop and reinsert it starting on
Friday, 13th Sept 7 pm UTC
On Fri, Aug 30, 2013 at 2:52 AM, Silke Meyer <silke.meyer(a)wikimedia.de>wrote:
> For non-libre projects I would like to come back to what Ryan wrote:
> > Or people are free to move them to infrastructure that isn't funded by
> the donations to a movement that has Open Content as one of the five
> pillars <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Wikipedia_is_free_content>.
> The tools and bots that keep this content alive and free are in my opinion
> an extension of that pillar.
> > I'm more than happy to recommend a number of cloud services and am more
> than willing to give advice on how to configure and run tools and bots from
> those services. It's even possible to reuse the work we're doing in the
> tools project, or in the Wikimedia infrastructure via our puppet repository
> since our infrastructure is Open Source.
> Ryan, Luis, could you write a bit more about whether it would be ok
> (technically and legally) to run database queries in Tool Labs and send
> them to an external server where a proprietary tool runs? Is that a no
> go? An exception? Is it totally fine?
No concerns from legal side - the same privacy protections that are already
in place should be enough to handle this use case.
[We of course have to monitor and make sure we're doing the right things,
privacy-wise, but that was already the case anyway.]
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next week there will be Solaris updates done by Alex Mette and me.
This means web servers, willow and submit/mail servers will be updated.
We will do this on Wednesday, 11th Sept 7-10 pm UTC.