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Strategic Initiatives for Drupal.org in 2015

Drupal.org is an amazing installation of Drupal. At nearly 13 years old, it is one of the largest, continuously operating examples of Drupal.

Drupal.org changes for the week of 03 Nov to 09 Nov 2014

Tuesday, Nov 4 2014

Views Cache move to Memcache

17:00-18:00 UTC (9-10am PST)
Production outage: YES
Change affects: Drupal.org
The Views cache will be pointed back to our memcache cluster to reduce the number of outages incurred from MySQL locking during deployments.
Contact:
Neil Drumm, Drupal Association Lead Architect (drumm on IRC) https://www.drupal.org/u/drumm

Next Steps for the Drupal.org Terms of Service and Privacy Policy

UPDATE:
Terms of Service are now finalized and located at https://www.drupal.org/terms.
Privacy Policy is now finalized and located at https://www.drupal.org/privacy


Thanks to the hard work of staff and the Drupal.org Content Working Group, we have completed another round of updates to our draft privacy policy and terms of service.

Drupal.org changes for the week of 27 Oct to 02 Nov 2014

There are no scheduled changes taking place this week.

Previous week changes

MySQL Configuration Change

Current status: The change is happening on schedule, today at 14:00 PDT (21:00 UTC)
https://www.drupal.org/node/2361721

Drupal.org Maintenance: Oct 23rd 14:00 PDT (21:00 UTC)

Completed!

Drupal.org will be affected by maintenance Thursday, October 23rd 14:00 PDT, 21:00 UTC.

An increase of the MySQL innodb_buffer_pool_size will cause a short downtime for Drupal.org while MySQL is restarted. We plan on a 30 minute window of potential instability, though the actual outage should be 5 minutes or less.

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

Thanks for your patience!

Drupal.org changes for the week of 20 Oct to 26 Sep 2014

MySQL Configuration Change

Times vary (see @drupal_infra for specific times as changes times are finalized)
Production outage: NO
Change affects: Drupal.org
The MySQL configuration for Drupal.org will be updated to utilize more available memory. There will be roughly 5-10 minutes of downtime while the mysql service is restarted.
Contact:
Rudy Grigar, Drupal Association Infrastructure Manager (basic` on IRC) https://www.drupal.org/u/basic

Drupal 7.32 released

Drupal 7.32, a maintenance release which contain fixes for security vulnerabilities, is now available for download. See the Drupal 7.32 release notes for further information.

Drupal 8.0.0 beta 1 released

Update: The latest Drupal 8 beta release is available with important security fixes.

Drupal 8.0.0-beta1 has just been released for testing and feedback! This key milestone is the work of over 2,300 people who have contributed more than 11,500 committed patches to 15 alpha releases, and especially the 234 contributors who fixed 177 "beta blocker" issues.

Drupal.org Maintenance: Sep 23rd 14:00 PDT (21:00 UTC)

Completed successfully!

Drupal.org will be affected by maintenance Tuesday, September 23rd 14:00 PDT, 21:00 UTC.

Switching version control systems for Drupal.org deployment will cause a short downtime as docroot files are migrated. We plan on a 30 minute window of potential instability.

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

Thanks for your patience!

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

Secondary Load Balancer deployment

Times vary (see @drupal_infra for specific times as changes times are finalized)
Production outage: NO
Change affects: Drupal.org
The load balancer has been successfully rebuilt and will be placed back into rotation.
Related issues:
https://www.drupal.org/node/2297537
Contact:

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