Sprints, Scala, Scale & Serendipity: Blue Sky Thinking and Washing the Pots on the Road to Success at a Technology Startup
Ian Brookes and Rob Strange recount the journey and relationship of a Tech start-up and its software development partner, with the milestones and millstones along the way.
Marcelo Sousa Ancelmo discusses how DevOps and Agile can be used together to create services, mentioning strategies and tools needed for their continuous integration, delivery and deployment.
Frank Harris and Nellwyn Thomas present the deployment process used by Etsy based on experiments.
Jesse Robbins explains how to evangelize & overcome cultural resistance to change while sharing his own painfully funny lessons on how not to do it.
Ken Sipe introduces Glu, an open source deployment automation tool coming from LinkedIn, showing how to perform Glu configuration along with a demo of using it.
Jinesh Varia discusses automating continuous integration, continuous deployment and continuous optimization in the context of using cloud computing services.
Ryan Slobojan presents Code2Cloud used to automatically set up a number of tools useful for development and deployment: Hudson, Git, task repository, wiki, Cloud Foundry Deployment Services and Maven.
Chris Read describes a situation where they had to gradually reorganize a development process standardizing the build and deployment scripts, adding CI, automating everything, staging the binaries.
Jez Humble presents remediation patterns based on prevention, low risk release through automate provisioning and deployment plus dev/test/ops collaboration, and incremental delivery.
Eishay Smith discusses the advantages of using continuous deployment (CD) at a rapid pace, dozens of times a day, the process and the tools needed to attain CD, and practices to ensure code quality.
Jez Humble talks on the importance of Continuous Delivery for a business, outlining the foundational principles and practices to be implemented for a successful CD, explaining how to do continuous integration, various ways of testing, canary releasing, and migrating data.
Erik Sowa and Rob Loh present the Feature Bits technique used by Lyris, detailing the business context, the solution design, the data model, and coding patterns, plus lessons learned using it.