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Delivering Continuous Delivery Continuously



Simon Hildrew discusses the tools and processes used by The Guardian to create a continuous delivery pipeline.


Simon Hildrew started out as a Java developer but was sucked into operations at a startup. Later on, after heading up the operations team at the Guardian for a couple of years, he set about solving some of the challenges of an organization with an ever increasing desire to adopt a DevOps culture.

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CRAFT is about software craftsmanship, which tools, methods, practices should be part of the toolbox of a modern developer and company, and it is a compass on new technologies, trends.

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Sep 27, 2014

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  • Continuous delivery tooling

    by leigh ashton,

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    Hi Simon
    Very interesting presentation. Am particularly interested in your riff raff tool.
    Can I ask why you chose to roll your own tool for this and not use already existing ones?
    Did you evaluate the marketplace?
    If you could choose again, what would you go for?

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