A developer’s journey from software development to systems thinking, and how it impacts the future of Wikipedia.
This post explores the challenges of running PHP applications at a large scale and discusses the effect of using Envoy on MediaWiki applications.
With the Wikidata Query service tutorial, Wikimedia Israel aims to empower new users to query Wikidata, which currently holds almost 90 million items.
The 1st of a 3 part series that will describe some of the changes, which included replacing Varnish with Apache Traffic Server (ATS) as the on-disk HTTP cache component of the CDN.
We have been working this past year to better identify and tag the “bot spam” traffic so we can produce top pageview lists that (mostly) do not require manual curation.
Learn about using the Mediawiki History Dataset to explore the every day experience of editors on Wikipedia.