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Automation is a critical component of DevOps and Continuous Delivery.

Automation is a critical component of DevOps and Continuous Delivery.

This morning on #c9d9 we discussed CD Automation and how you can apply Automation to accelerate release cycles, improve quality, safety and governance?

  • What is the difference between Automation and Orchestration?
  • Where should you begin your journey to introduce both?
  • What tools should you use?
  • How do you make it more efficient?
  • What are the challenges and choke-points of CD pipelines, in terms of tooling, culture, visibility, control, and more?

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This episode features:

dondee-tan Dondee Tan
@DondeeTan is a Test Architect at AlaskaAir IT responsible for providing technical leadership, solutions and strategic test direction.
@DondeeTanwww.DondeeTan.com

 

taco bakker

Taco Bakker
Taco previously worked as a Team Lead for a large internaltional bank, spending most of his time bridging Dev and Ops. Today he's a LEAN Six Sigma black belt focusing on CD.
@tsbakker65www.tsbakker.nl/taco.html


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On the next episode of Continuous Discussions:

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Episode 40: CD for Legacy Applications

Join us on May 3, to discuss CI and CD for legacy applications.

This episode will feature:

Deepak Karanth c9d9 devops podcast Deepak Karanth
Chief Architect and Consultant. Agile and DevOps Champion. Deepak also helps companies with technical strategy and process improvements.
@SoftwareYogasoftwareyoga.com

 

Jean D'Amore c9d9 DevOps Podcast Jean D'Amore
Consultant at ThoughtWorks Australia and corsican polyglot programmer who likes to be underwater, cook, and keep his garden green.
@jeandamoreblog.corsamore.com

 

Manuel Paid c9d9 DevOps Podcast Manuel Pais
Dev+Build+QA=#DevOps advocate. People-first technologist @ Skelton-Thatcher. Jack of all trades, master of continuous improvement.
@manupaisablewww.infoq.com/author/Manuel-Pais

 

Tarun Arora c9d9 devops podcast Tarun Arora
Tarun is obsessed with high-quality working software, continuous delivery and Agile. He is a Microsoft MVP in Visual Studio Development Tools and the author of ‘DevOps & ALM with TFS 2015'
@arora_tarunwww.visualstudiogeeks.com/

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