Danese Cooper

  1. Brion Vibber to rejoin Wikimedia Foundation

    It is with great pleasure and excitement that I today announce the pending return of Brion Vibber to Wikimedia Foundation Tech Department in the role of Lead Architect reporting directly to me. Brion’s start date will be March 31st, 2011.... Read more

  2. Brion Vibber rejoins Wikimedia Foundation

  3. Post Mortem on last night’s 1.17 deployment attempts…

    Post Mortem on last night’s 1.17 deployment attempts…We’ve received many complaints about strange behavior on various wikis we host starting last night. These problems were directly related to an attempted deployment.... Read more

  4. 11-15-10 Outage

    Today at 20:00 UTC we saw a traffic surge on our load balancing and caching infrastructure, resulting in intermittent outages in Wikipedia service worldwide. This was due to a complex interaction of factors, including issues in our Amsterdam caching center and the Fundraiser launch, which has generated much more than expected interest today. We switched all traffic to Tampa, which experienced serv... Read more

  5. Second Day Hack-A-Ton DC

    Final report from HackATon DC... Read more

  6. Reports from Hack-A-Ton DC

    Pictures and early report on Hack-A-Ton DC... Read more

  7. WikiBhasha

    Microsoft Research announces WikiBhasha and releases its client code under an OSI-approved open source license.... Read more

  8. 10/10/10 Outage

    Around 18:00 UTC today, all Wikimedia projects experienced an unplanned outage... Read more

  9. Mark Bergsma Promoted to Ops EPM

    Please join me in congratulating Mark Bergsma on his promotion last week to Operations Engineering Programs Manager.... Read more

  10. WMF announces our Google Summer of Code 2010 projects

    Once again in 2010, Wikimedia Foundation is participating in Google Summer of Code.  We’re happy to announce that we’ve selected six students to participate this summer:... Read more