On 25 September 2012 14:15, Ariel T. Glenn <ariel(a)wikimedia.org> wrote:
It might be helpful to put together a list of
functions that the
toolserver supports but that labs currently does not; such a list could
serve as a basis for talks with the WMF. Perhaps the labs folks could
makes some guesses at when those functions would be available and stable
there, which would give everyone a better idea about how long the
transition would realistically take.
If I am not mistaken, one of the big items is the ability to run
expensive db queries without impacting production. I don't believe this
is possible from labs right now, and I'm not sure what their plans are
p.s. this post is by me as a former toolserver user, having nothing to
do with my status as a wmf staff member etc.
There is a partial list at
According to the milestones at
we should be expecting database replication from production and user
databases in January-March 2013.