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Deployment Roles

Fri 13 October 2017

One of the core aspects of modern DevOps process is the CI/CD pipeline, where newly built deployment artefacts can be easily pushed into our various environments, automating the tedium of deployment and going live.

In terms of convenience, this is great. Complicated deployment procedures are turned into turn-key automation …


Encryption is Not Enough

Fri 29 September 2017

With the rise of DevOps, we've seen a shift from the old world of a delivery handoff and disconnect of developer resources from operational concerns to delivery teams with a full gradient of skills, ranging from development best practices to appropriate SRE1 policies.

Coinciding with the rise of infrastructure-as-code …


The Principles of DevOps

Fri 29 September 2017

The DevOps movement has been running for close to a decade, and has produced some of most powerful tools for managing and deploying software.

We talk about how automation improves our lives, but we don’t talk about the underlying goals that drive why we focus on automation. We talk …


Ratchet

Sat 12 August 2017

One of the core axioms of security for modern web deployments is to not check your keys into source control. From our API keys to our database passwords, these secrets being in our Git repository is a recipe for multiple kinds of disaster.

From the firing of a new engineer …