DrupalCon sessions about DevOps
Last time, we gathered together DrupalCon Baltimore sessions about Front End. Before that, we explored the area of Site Building, Drupal Showcase, Coding and Development, Project Management and Case Studies. And that was not our last stop. This time, we looked at sessions that were presented in the area of DevOps.
100% Observability by Jason Yee from Datadog
In this session, the author broke down the expansive monitoring landscape into 5 categories and provided a framework to help users ensure full coverage. He also touched why these categories are important to users business and shared the top criteria to consider when evaluating the options.
Automatic Drupal Updates using Visual Regression & Continuous Integration by Matt Cheney and Andrew Taylor from Pantheon
This session presented how to use a Continous Integration and Visual Regression solution to update a Drupal site. It seems easy at first, but when it goes down to updating, that’s hard work, because you need to apply updates, test updates, and deploy updates.
Avoid DEEP HURTING! Deployment beyond git by TEN7
In this session, the TEN7 team introduced how to augment the deployment with Ansible, laying the foundation to fully automate users’ deployments with free and open source software.
Basic DevOps Skills: Where to Start and How to Learn by Michelle Krejci from Pantheon Systems
This session started with some collective hand-wringing about what “devops” is and then decided that it is a set of skills and processes that are worth developing. Then, the author got into what is worth attendees’ time and what is not (Continuous Integration …).