Software deployment evolves over time. In the 90s, a “deployment” might have meant issuing a new edition of your software via CD-ROM. Today, a deployment is often a multi-stage process. A new software build will undergo automated unit tests and integration tests, before being deployed to users. The deployment might only go out to a small percentage of total users initially, with that percentage going up as the deployment proves not to have bugs.
Avi Cavale is the CEO of Shippable, a platform for DevOps. In this episode, we discussed deployments in the context of containers, including a discussion of what has become easier: microservices, feature flagging, and continuous delivery. He also discussed his experience building Shippable.
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