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Beta Cluster


This project, primarily known as the Beta Cluster aims to provide a staging area that closely resembles the Wikimedia production environment. It runs MediaWiki and extensions from their master branch, allowing developers and power users to test new code before it goes live on Wikimedia websites.


Full-stack integration testing of MediaWiki and extensions

Anticipated traffic level

more than 1000 hits per day

Anticipated time span


Project status

currently running

Contact address

Willing to take contributors or not


Subject area narrow or broad


This page is a launching pad for anyone who wants to figure out how this cluster is configured.

Server admin log


  • 16:36 halfak: deploying ores 7d45b80


  • 16:33 Urbanecm: Revert 45831e6 locally on beta cluster to test possible root cause of T231162


Release Engineering Server Admin Log


  • 21:47 James_F: jjb: Deleting mediawiki-tarball-builder; follow-up can happen in I52d40ae453
  • 21:45 James_F: jjb: All executors moved from DebianJessieDocker to Docker
  • 21:35 James_F: jjb: Dropping differential-docker-test
  • 21:34 James_F: jjb: Dropping wmf-sonar-*
  • 21:33 James_F: jjb: Dropping wikimedia-fundraising-crm-composer-php56-docker
  • 21:32 James_F: jjb: Dropping puppet-zookeeper-rake-docker
  • 21:31... (more)