We recognize the volunteer effort that increased Wikipedia’s backend responses that complete within 50ms by 20%.
You might have already heard the buzz: the Wikimedia Hackathon is gearing up for an incredible event in Tallinn, Estonia,…
We are thrilled to share the exciting news that the 2024 Wikimedia Hackathon is scheduled to unfold in the captivating…
The new “Excimer UI” option in WikimediaDebug generates flame graphs. What are flame graphs, and when do you need this?
Learn why we transitioned the MediaWiki platform to serve traffic from multiple data centers, and the challenges we faced along the way.
Announcing mwparserfromhtml, a new library that makes it easy to parse the HTML content of Wikipedia articles
Looking back at our ups and downs.
Our deployment pipeline helps our developers build, test, and release Docker images to our production Kubernetes. Now we’re migrating the pipeline to GitLab and seizing the chance to refine our tools.
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.