[Foundation-l] Sue Gardner, Erik Möller , William Pietri: Where is FlaggedRevisions?

Brian J Mingus Brian.Mingus at Colorado.EDU
Mon Mar 1 07:00:51 UTC 2010

On Sun, Feb 28, 2010 at 11:57 PM, Brian <Brian.Mingus at colorado.edu> wrote:

> On Sun, Feb 28, 2010 at 11:24 PM, Thomas Dalton <thomas.dalton at gmail.com>wrote:
>> On 28 February 2010 22:17, Brian J Mingus <Brian.Mingus at colorado.edu>
>> wrote:
>> > I run a mediawiki farm with mediawiki trunk installed. I've got the
>> process
>> > of setting up new wikis scripted and can set one up in 30 seconds. If
>> you
>> > just need a place to install a wiki you should be able to find one no
>> > problem. Also, WMF has a whack of servers. You should have absolutely no
>> > problem getting one in short order. Particularly for a "high priority"
>> > project. My 2 cents.
>> The problem isn't getting a wiki running, it's getting a wiki running
>> in a way comparable to English Wikipedia, which is far from a default
>> Mediawiki install. Given that these are the people that actually keep
>> the enwiki servers running, I wouldn't expect it to take them this
>> long, though...
> Setting up cur en has been surprisingly easy in the past, particularly with
> the advent of that fast C->mysql dump importer. And many people can afford
> those cheap dell quad core nehalem i7 cpus "desktops".
> But honestly I don't see why it can't just be thrown up on any old apache
> by an experienced wmf admin in a matter of minutes, using the live data but
> not attached to squid, memcached etc.. Honestly, how much load are we going
> to subject this thing to right away?
I should add - if the Toolserver is still replicating mysql that would be
the perfect place for this.

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