Session Description

The promise of CI/CD is to deliver value to customers more quickly and safely than ever before. Unfortunately, that often relies on poorly integrated tool chains. A study by Forrester Research found that 48% of organizations have more than 100 tools across their various projects and organizations. Clearly this is a problem.

In this session, you'll see a demo of an integrated toolchain that provides control for operations, the right amount of freedom for developers, peace of mind for release managers, and auditability for the C-Suite. Starting with a Jira ticket that describes an enhancement we'd like to provide for our customers, we'll go through a complete release cycle:

  • The CI platform pulls the code, builds it, runs automated tests, builds a container image, and stores that image in the cloud

  • The CD platform collects audit data from the CI platform, pulls the container image, and deploys it to QA and Pre-Prod sandboxes

  • Feature flags give the Release Manager the flexibility to do granular, feature-level deployments

  • Given the right values from automated tests and manual approval from the Release Manager, the code is deployed to Production

  • The CD platform stores complete, end-to-end audit data, ready to prove compliance with policies and regulations at a moment's notice.
    All of these steps will run live during the session. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll call your friends and loved ones to share your joy. Join us to see the full power of CI/CD in action.