(Talk given at London Continuous Delivery meetup group, May 2015)

Chris Young – ‘Sharpening the Axe’

@worldofchris (https://twitter.com/worldofchris)

Building the Dev/Ops relationship on a Fixed Date, Fixed Scope project.

https://github.com/worldofchris/sharpening-the-axe

“I’ll be telling the story of how we built an automated provisioning and deployment pipeline using Ansible targeting Vagrant, AWS and On Prem Virtual Tin to deliver fixed scope to a fixed date for a marketing lead Christmas launch.

It’s the story Dev/Ops of a relationship with shared ownership of the lower tiers of the stack. It’s about not using existing tools just because they are there, creating simple solutions to complex problems, separating concerns and a healthy amount of shell scripting foo.

The story is told through the projects’s artefacts; scripts, playbooks, diagrams, screenshots to spark an audience led conversation. Their _should_ be a live demo.”