Today we celebrate two numbers: 25% lower latency for ATS backend requests at the p75, and up to 1000X reduction of ATS disk read latency at the p999.
Deploying HTTP/2 support to the Wikimedia CDN significantly changed how browsers negotiate and transfer data during the page load process. We found regressions in performance during the transition and are sharing the lessons we learned.
Learn how Wikimedia Cloud VPS was adapted to work with Terraform.
The Wikimania 2022 Hackathon is a free, online event where anyone interested in Wikimedia technology can work together on projects, learn new skills, and meet other technical contributors. Don’t miss this opportunity to come together with other Wikimedia technical community members!
Content delivery networks (CDNs) are one of the modern building blocks of the Internet. This blog post highlights a recent addition to Wikimedia’s CDN setup.
Learn about a new Python library for automatically detecting and summarizing what content is changed by edits on Wikipedia.
The Wikimedia Developer Portal guides technical audiences to key documentation and community resources. By organizing links into thematic sections focused on developer tasks, it helps people more easily find information about Wikimedia technology.
Learn how the mwsql library makes it easier to download and work with SQL dump files in formats like Pandas dataframes or CSV.
MediaWiki allows editors to contribute with geospatial content. Learn more about the internals of the map technology we use and the improvements introduced.
MediaWiki page titles are the primary identifiers for all wiki content – learn how they are validated, normalized and parsed and what it took to do so in Rust.