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Membership in "researchers" group for Srishti Sethi
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I (@srishakatux is is my Phabricator/Gerrit/Wikimedia Developer account username) would like these permissions on the Analytics cluster to access the database for developing a data visualization for Toolforge/Cloud VPS usage on the wikis. More information about the script is here: T226663#5287195

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Restricted Application added a subscriber: Aklapper. · View Herald TranscriptWed, Sep 11, 7:47 PM
srishakatux triaged this task as Normal priority.Wed, Sep 11, 7:48 PM

@Bmueller your help needed in approving my request!

Dzahn added a subscriber: Nuria.Wed, Sep 11, 11:13 PM
Dzahn added a subscriber: Dzahn.

Adding Nuria as requested on Analytics access requests.

srishakatux updated the task description. (Show Details)Thu, Sep 12, 12:04 AM

@srishakatux hello, can you be a bit more specific about what data you are after? Are you thinking eventlogging?

@Nuria I want to read MySQL credentials from /etc/mysql/conf.d/research-client.cnf via a script that @bd808 wrote to analyze Toolforge/Cloud VPS usage on wikis. So, for that, I need membership in the "researchers" group.

The next step from here would be to use Reportupdater for the datasets that the script generates.

Dzahn added a comment.Sat, Sep 14, 7:55 AM

I can confirm that (reading those mysql credentials) is what the researchers group was originally created for.

Nuria added a comment.Sat, Sep 14, 9:45 PM

Hardly any data can be found in mysql, we are deprecating that storage this quarter as we moved all data collection to hadoop a while back. If you point me to the script i can recommend the best path.