[openstack-dev] [all] review.openstack.org downtime and Gerrit upgrade

Clark Boylan cboylan at sapwetik.org
Wed Aug 23 21:07:55 UTC 2017

On Wed, Aug 2, 2017, at 03:57 PM, Clark Boylan wrote:
> Hello,
> The Infra team is planning to upgrade review.openstack.org from Gerrit
> 2.11 to Gerrit 2.13 on September 18, 2017. This downtime will begin at
> 1500UTC and is expected to take many hours as we have to perform an
> offline update of Gerrit's secondary indexes. The outage should be
> complete by 2359UTC.
> This upgrade is a relatively minor one for users. You'll find that
> mobile use of Gerrit is slightly better (though still not great). The
> bug that forces us to reapply Approval votes rather than just rechecking
> has also been addressed. If you'd like to test out Gerrit 2.13 you can
> do so at https://review-dev.openstack.org.
> The date we have chosen is the Monday after the PTG. The
> expectation/hope is that many people will still be traveling or
> otherwise recovering from the PTG so demand for Gerrit will be low. By
> doing it on Monday we also hope that there will be load on the service
> the following day which should help shake out any issues quickly (in the
> past we've done it on weekends then had to wait a couple days before
> problems are noticed).
> If you have any concerns or feedback please let the Infra team know.
> Thank you,
> Clark

This is a friendly reminder that we will be upgrading Gerrit on
review.openstack.org the Monday after PTG. Expect a prolonged service
outage. Once again let us know if you have any questions or concerns.

Thank you,

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