[Feature flag] Enable sync_traversal_ids
:sync_traversal_ids feature flag ...
- Team: Access
- Most appropriate slack channel to reach out to:
- Best individual to reach out to: @alexpooley
No visible change. The
traversal_ids column on the
namespaces table should be synchronized with new namespaces and changes to namespace parent.
What are we expecting to happen?
namespaces.traversal_ids column to contain data. This column was unused until now.
What might happen if this goes wrong?
The highest risk is of a database deadlock.
What can we monitor to detect problems with this?
PostgreSQL activity https://dashboards.gitlab.net/d/000000144/postgresql-overview?orgId=1
Roll Out Steps
This feature flag rollout is part of a larger co-ordinated feature roll out as described in #323312
Enable on staging (
/chatops run feature set feature_name true --staging)
Test on staging
Ensure that documentation has been updated
Enable on GitLab.com for individual groups/projects listed above and verify behaviour (
/chatops run feature set --project=gitlab-org/gitlab feature_name true)
Coordinate a time to enable the flag with the SRE oncall and release managers
@release-managers. Once an SRE on call and Release Manager on call confirm, you can proceed with the rollout
Announce on the issue an estimated time this will be enabled on GitLab.com
Enable on GitLab.com by running chatops command in
/chatops run feature set feature_name true)
Cross post chatops Slack command to
#support_gitlab-com(more guidance when this is necessary in the dev docs) and in your team channel
Announce on the issue that the flag has been enabled
Remove feature flag and add changelog entry. Ensure that the feature flag definition YAML file has been removed in the same MR that is removing the feature flag from the code
- Remove the query count spec change made at:
After the flag removal is deployed, clean up the feature flag by running chatops command in
This feature can be disabled by running the following Chatops command:
/chatops run feature set --group=gitlab-org sync_traversal_ids false