Cloud Services news and major change announcements

Current announcements

Database as a Service in Cloud VPS
Horizon now provides a web interface for creating and managing database servers, databases, and database users.

Recently completed

Wiki Replicas 2020 Redesign
Wiki Replicas' architecture is being redesigned for stability and performance. Cross database JOINs will not be available and a connection will only allow querying its associated DB.
HTTPS enforcement at shared proxy
TLS encryption enforced via redirect at domain proxy service
Cloud VPS 2020 Purge
We are asking project members to claim their active Cloud VPS projects and also explicitly tell us about projects that are no longer needed.
Phasing out the .wmflabs domain
New instances created in Cloud VPS projects will only be in DNS as <host>.<project>.eqiad1.wikimedia.cloud
2020 PAWS migration
New domain names for the PAWS hub and paws-public and a new Kubernetes cluster underneath
Toolforge.org hostname migration for Toolforge
tools.wmflabs.org/$TOOL is being replaced with $TOOL.toolforge.org for all Toolforge hosted webservices
Jessie deprecation
Remove support for Debian Jessie prior to upstream End Of Life for release

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