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Wikimedia Foundation Releases Their Server Config 22

Posted by Soulskill
from the sharing-expertise dept.
An anonymous reader writes "The Wikimedia Foundation has released their Puppet configuration in a public git repository. They describe this as the first step in a project called Wikimedia Test/Dev Labs, letting users participate in the operations of Wikipedia and other Wikimedia Foundation sites."
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Wikimedia Foundation Releases Their Server Config

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  • I propose deletion (Score:5, Insightful)

    by vlm (69642) on Wednesday September 21, 2011 @08:35AM (#37467414)

    I propose deletion of the configs on the following rationales:

    1) Too obscure. As a percentage of the population, no one uses Puppet.

    2) Almost impossible to verify the facts. Can a significant fraction of the population hack into wikimedia and verify the obscure corners of their config?

    3) No original research on wikipedia. This is way too self referential to be "encyclopedic"

    4) Generic lack of notability. A blog-like /. post does not count as a cite. Show me the page of the New York Times citing this.

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