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Explicitly create mediawiki_cirrussearch_frozen_indexes index from a maint script
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Currently when running a write job on the job runners they check if this index exists, and create it if not. Not only is that wasteful of queries (always checking index exists) but it gives this index a different failure mode than everything else. Instead create the index explicitly from a maint script (maybe an option to freezeWritesToCluster.php, and make updateSearchIndexConfig.php call that)

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Deskana triaged this task as Medium priority.May 5 2016, 10:20 PM
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What we've got in place right now is a temporary hack, so we should fix this properly.

Change 295242 had a related patch set uploaded (by DCausse):
[WIP] Generalize mw_cirrus_versions into a multi-purpose meta index

Change 295242 merged by jenkins-bot:
Generalize mw_cirrus_versions into a multi-purpose meta index

Will need to run the appropriate scripts in prod friday once deployed everywhere.

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The metastore is now initialized everywhere