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

Clark Boylan cboylan at sapwetik.org
Fri Sep 15 21:52:46 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.

As a friendly reminder we are planning to move ahead with this upgrade
on Monday at 1500UTC. We are reviewing the process and getting some
final preparations done on our last day at the PTG.

Thank you for your patience,

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