Open Source for Open Knowledge
Wikimedia’s CDN: the road to ATS
The 2nd of a 3 part series that describes some of the changes to Wikimedia’s Content Delivery Network, including the replacement of Varnish with Apache Traffic Server (ATS) as the on-disk HTTP cache component of the CDN.
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November 25, 2020Emanuele Rocca
Web performance case study: Wikipedia page previews
Preview popups are common and requires careful scripting and styling; they can generate useful learning about performance as a reference for other front-end tasks.
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November 23, 2020Noam Rosenthal
This bot is judging you: here’s how we made it better at it
After two years of planning and migration work, the 3rd generation WP 1.0 web tool has launched! Learn more about how it happened and what it means for Wikipedia’s editors.
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November 3, 2020Travis Briggs
Recent Posts
Pawing around with PAWS: recent updates to Wikimedia Cloud Services’ Jupyter notebooks instance
Wikipedia and Apps: A Love Story
How we learned to stop worrying and loved the (event) flow
The trouble with triples
Getting the WDQS Updater to production: a tale of production readiness for Flink on Kubernetes at WMF
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