Continuous Discussions (#c9d9) Podcast: Episode 46 – Deployment Automation 2.0

Deployment Automation Best Practices

To enable fast, reliable releases – deployment automation is a must.

This morning on #c9d9 we talked about the prerequisites and best practices for automating your deployments and ensuring zero downtime and fast mean time to recovery (MTTR) when deploying large-scale mission-critical apps.

We also talked about the key differences between the first-generation of deployment automation and deployment automation 2.0, and riffed on what we have to look forward to for the next iteration of deployment automation 3.0.

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This episode features:

Martin Cron c9d9 devops podcast
Martin Cron
Technologist, Writer, Photographer, Teacher, Evangelist, Diplomat, Heretic
Robert Firek
Robert Firek
Software Craftsman at Codurance. Devops engineer. Java programmer. Agile Practitioner. He strives to create software according to the rule “Simplicity is the final achievement”.
J. Paul Reed c9d9 devops podcast
J. Paul Reed
J. Paul Reed has over 15 years experience in the trenches as a build/release engineer, working with such companies as VMware, Mozilla, Symantec, and Salesforce. He speaks internationally on release engineering, DevOps, operational complexity, and human factors.
taco bakker
Taco Bakker
Taco previously worked as a Team Lead for a large international bank, spending most of his time bridging Dev and Ops. Today he’s a LEAN Six Sigma black belt focusing on CD.


On the next episode of Continuous Discussions:

devops and open sourceEpisode 47: Open Source and DevOps

Join us on August 9, to discuss the myriad of open source tools involved in your delivery pipeline, and some of the benefits – and challenges – of using open source tools.

We’ll also discuss how to enable your DevOps pipelines to allow system-level visibility and compliance controls over these free tools, as well as mitigate security risks that may be discovered due to the inclusion of open source components and libraries not only in your toolchain, but in your application code and infrastructure themselves.

This episode will feature:

christian posta c9d9
Christian Posta
Principal Middleware Architect @ Red Hat, open-source enthusiast, committer @ Apache Camel/ActiveMQ, Cloud, Kubernetes, Docker, OpenShift, Fabric8, #blogger
Chris Stump c9d9 devops podcast
Chris Stump
Full stack Chicago Ruby on Rails developer who’s big on Docker, Linux, and DevOps
Eduard Piairo
Eduard Piairo
DBAdmin & DevOps; Always ready to learn about SQL management and optimization, database source control, continuous integration and delivery
moritz lenz c9d9 devops podcast
Moritz Lenz
Software engineer, architect, and contributor to the Perl 6 language. He works at noris network, where he set up the Continuous Delivery pipeline. He’s currently writing a book on automating deployments.
Ryan Scott Brown c9d9
Ryan Scott Brown
Works on Ansible at Red Hat and is here to automate all things Cloud. Formerly Heat and Zaqar OpenStack teams at Red Hat, and automation engineer at Hudl.

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Continuous Discussions (#c9d9) is a twice-monthly podcast series, airing every other Tuesday. See all episodes here.

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