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Drupal.org changes for the week of 19 Jan to 25 Jan 2015

There are no planned changes for this week.

Previous Week Changes

Last we we successfully deployed LoginToboggan across D.O and the sub-sites. This allows users to be immediately logged in upon registration without losing their site context, and supports our ongoing work to improve the account creation experience. Work on user role progression is ongoing (see issue: https://www.drupal.org/node/2386793)

A Few Things to Unwrap on Drupal's Birthday

Happy birthday to Drupal! On this day in 2001, Drupal 1.0 was released.

Drupal.org changes for the week of 12 Jan to 18 Jan 2015

LoginToboggan deployment

Times vary (see @drupal_infra for specific times as changes times are finalized)
Production outage: NO
Change affects: Drupal.org
As part of the account creation improvements, LoginToboggan is being enabled on Drupal.org.
Related issue: https://www.drupal.org/node/2399721
Contact:

Drupal.org changes for the week of 29 Dec to 04 Jan 2015

Happy New Year! There will be no changes this week.

Previous Week Changes

Initial responsive Bluecheese deployment

Current status: Deployed.
The initial responsive version of Drupal.org’s Bluecheese theme has been deployed.

Database failover testing

Current status: Completed.
Automatic database failover testing is complete and worked correctly.

Drupal.org changes for the week of 22 Dec to 28 Dec 2014

Monday, Dec 22 2014

Initial responsive Bluecheese deployment

14:00 PST (UTC-8), 22:00 UTC
Production outage: NO
Change affects: Drupal.org
The initial responsive version of Drupal.org’s Bluecheese theme will be deployed.
Related issue: https://www.drupal.org/node/951114
Contact:

Drupal.org Maintenance: Dec 15th 17:00 PST (01:00 UTC, 1 day after)

Completed!

Drupal.org will be affected by maintenance Monday, December 15th 17:00 PST, 01:00 UTC (1 day after).

New database servers are being deployed for Drupal.org. This hardware refresh should greatly improve database query performance on Drupal.org. The deployment should require less than 15 minutes of downtime on Drupal.org if no major issues are encountered.

Please follow the @drupal_infra Twitter account for any issues encountered during the maintenance window.

Drupal.org changes for the week of 15 Dec to 21 Dec 2014

Monday, Dec 15 2014

Database server deployment

17:00 PST (UTC-8), 01:00 UTC (1 day after)
Production outage: YES
Change affects: Drupal.org
New database servers have been purchased, installed and configured. We have tested them via our staging environment, and will be deploying them in production on Monday.
Related issue: https://www.drupal.org/node/2392021
Contact:

Drupal.org changes for the week of 08 Dec to 14 Dec 2014

Profile field migrations continue

Times vary (see @drupal_infra for specific times as changes times are finalized)
Production outage: YES
Change affects: Drupal.org
We continue to migrate user fields. Each field migration may take up to 5 minutes of downtime coinciding with a cache clear.
Contact:
Neil Drumm, Drupal Association Lead Architect (drumm on IRC) https://www.drupal.org/u/drumm

Drupal.org changes for the week of 01 Dec to 07 Dec 2014

Profile field migrations continue

Times vary (see @drupal_infra for specific times as changes times are finalized)
Production outage: YES
Change affects: Drupal.org
We continue to migrate user fields. Each field migration may take up to 5 minutes of downtime coinciding with a cache clear.
Contact:
Neil Drumm, Drupal Association Lead Architect (drumm on IRC) https://www.drupal.org/u/drumm

Drupal.org changes for the week of 24 Nov to 30 Nov 2014

Profile field migrations continue

Times vary (see @drupal_infra for specific times as changes times are finalized)
Production outage: YES
Change affects: Drupal.org
We continue to migrate user fields. Each field migration may take up to 5 minutes of downtime coinciding with a cache clear.
Contact:
Neil Drumm, Drupal Association Lead Architect (drumm on IRC) https://www.drupal.org/u/drumm

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