I’ve recently finished reading Web Operations: Keeping the Data on Time. Written by John Allspaw and Jesse Robins, by far my favorite chapter was Eric Ries’ submission for Chapter 4: Continuous Deployment. One of the graphs in this chapter compellingly portrays Flickr’s “release early, release often” mantra. This inspired me to start monitoring my own [...]
To deliver customer value rapidly, it’s important that developers and operations work together closely. There are certain traits of organizations which make it either harder or simpler for both to collaborate. In this post, I want to show you three examples which make DevOps simpler.
I really love working in small batches as it ensures timely feedback and fast realization of customer value. Usually, we release two to three times a week – each release featuring only a handful of user stories. While I got used to working in this mode over the last couple of years, it’s really impressive [...]