Derek Collison discusses some of the technologies and approaches for building a self-healing infrastructure: Intelligent layer 7 SDN with semantic awareness, distributed scheduling algorithms, policy distribution and invalidation, health monitoring and management, self healing techniques, and the role of unsupervised deep machine learning and anomaly detection.
Chris Swan takes a look at Docker: what it is, why it was chosen, how it became an established platform, and what it takes to package applications and application infrastructure for use with Docker.
Avleen Vig discusses the changes Etsy has implemented to scale continuous deployments over the last 12 months, in both software and infrastructure.
Derek Collison discusses technologies and approaches for obtaining a fluid infrastructure that has the level of plasticity needed to heal itself and provide higher level SLAs for apps and services.
Jez Humble presents some observations on plant floor engineering and operations, deriving the behaviors, rituals and processes that are essential to fast flow in software development. (audio quality is degraded from the 26m mark for 14m)
Roy Rapoport discusses canary analysis deployment and observability patterns he believes that are generally useful, and talks about the difference between manual and automated canary analysis.
Baraa Basata introduces Ansible, comparing it with Chef and Capistrano and exploring automation principles: disposable servers, package management, and applying design principles to infrastructure.
Joakim Recht discusses how Tradeshift moved from manual deployment processes to automation and what this means in terms of organizational scalability, technology, transparency, and culture.
Aviran Mordo introduces Wix's architecture, a highly available eventually consistent system, along with patterns for rendering many websites with a relatively small number of servers.
Sponsored by Twilio. Matt Makai explores why deployments are difficult and shows solutions with case studies on how other organizations cut their production deployment times down from months to hours.
Frank Breedijk addresses security concerns raised in a DevOps environment that practices continuous deployment.