Jul 2 2019
Jun 29 2019
I've tried to log in into Gerrit (my last access was 2 years ago) with my Wikitech account (which works fine), but I'm affected by the same issue (as portraited in the image below:
Jul 14 2017
I solved the "issue": there wasn't a real slowdown actually, but a simple bad implementation of queries (see latest replies on https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Topic:Tt2l70vyi14eafza). We can surely close this topic without regrets.
Jun 26 2017
@Dvorapa It's not true: I've clicked on this query and this other one and their status is actually "queued" (and they were launched several hours ago); moreover, queries like this or this one are still running and won't stop. Meanwhile, my queries for orphaned articles in it.wiki took around 15-20 minutes until some days ago, but now they run out and are killed after 30 minutes.
Have a look also on the Quarry maintanance request that was posted during the 2016 Community Wishlist Survey, where there are old reports similar to this one: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/2016_Community_Wishlist_Survey/Categories/Bots_and_gadgets#Quarry_maintenance