Evolutionary architectures and fitness functions: A pragmatic approach
March 3, 2020
Rene Weiss takes a deep dive into how evolutionary architectures and fitness functions help the ongoing development of software systems. You'll see practical applications of fitness functions beyond theoretical ideas and hands-on examples of tools to craft fitness functions and use them in CI/CD pipelines as well as get ideas on how to do safe experiments in production environments.
CD with Kubernetes: The prequel (sponsored by GitLab)
February 29, 2020
If you're interested in learning a framework of reference to enable continuous deployment to Kubernetes for business-critical production applications, join in. Priyanka Sharma bridges the gap between how to make large-scale migrations of production applications and the nitty gritty details that engineering managers and leaders need to consider.
The deputy shot the sheriff: Privilege escalation in build pipelines
February 25, 2020
Build pipelines are commonly used in the industry to build and roll out changes to cloud accounts. Typically, wide permissions are granted to those systems, making them an interesting attack vector. Take a look with Andreas Sieferlinger at typical vulnerabilities and examine the case of the confused deputya trusted third-party partyand how these vulnerabilities can be mitigated in real-life.
CI/CD in a cloud native world
January 31, 2020
Systems are going cloud native, but do you know if your CI/CD is keeping up? Moving your systems to more complicated environments impacts your entire software supply toolchain. Christie Wilson walks you through how to use CI/CD to effectively build, test, and deploy cloud native applications.
Data-driven digital transformation and jobs: The new software hierarchy and ML
January 13, 2020
Robert Cohen discusses the skills that employers are seeking from employees in digital jobs, linked to the new software hierarchy driving digital transformation. Robert describes this software hierarchy as one that ranges from DevOps, CI/CD, and microservices to Kubernetes and Istio. This hierarchy is used to define the jobs that are central to data-driven digital transformation.
Architecting Enterprise Platforms for CI/CD, Cloud and SRE with AI and Analytics
December 26, 2019
Are machines ready to write, test, debug and patch enterprise software? What are the emerging capabilities? Is it a fantasy or fast happening already? How are enterprises strategizing and retooling?Gi …