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Continuous Discussions (#c9d9) Podcast: Episode 40 – CD for Legacy Applications

Episode 40 – CD for Legacy Applications

what-is-legacy

This morning on #c9d9 we discussed Continuous Delivery for legacy applications.

Assuming your business did not start yesterday – you probably have some of those lying around: those applications that might be poorly understood, or poorly tested, that can be cumbersome or brittle, that may be difficult to update — but that somehow – still – just work.

This is the legacy code that keeps the lights on, but that you’re afraid to touch…

cd-for-legacy-codeHow do you deal with all your pre-DevOps applications?

Should you embark on a journey to ‘DevOps’ify your legacy applications? If so, how can you bring legacy code and technical debt into the fold – as part of your CD pipelines?

On the show, we discussed:

  • How do you define Legacy?
  • Should you poke that bear?
  • What are some of the challenges doing CI and CD for legacy apps?
  • What are some of the best practices to bring DevOps practices to legacy applications- where should you start, and how to go about it?

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This episode features:

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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On the next episode of Continuous Discussions:

cd-autmationEpisode 41: Creating an Internal Dev/Test Cloud

Join us on May 17, to discuss tips and best practices for offering a shared, consolidated, self-serve build/test cloud infrastructure and tool chain in your organization. (yes, it’s a mouth full, but it’s really interesting ;)).

This episode will feature:

chris riley
Chris Riley
Helping bringing #DevOps to the enterprise. Analyst @fixateio
@HoardingInfodevops.com/author/chrisriley/
Himanshu Chhetri
Himanshu Chhetri
CTO @ Addteq, specializing in DevOps & Atlassian Tools implementation.
@0xhimanshunebula.addteq.com/blog
Paul Farrall
Paul Farrall
VP of Operations at Skytap.
@paulfarrallwww.skytap.com/blog/
Phil Dougherty
Phil Dougherty
Phil has over 10 years of experience building the backbone of the internet – from multi-continent private cloud environments, to fully automated public cloud infrastructure powering mobile commerce APIs.
@phildoughertyblog.containership.io

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Continuous Discussions (#c9d9) is a bi-weekly series. See all episodes here.

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