The Joy of Automating Deployments (again)
Previously on the topic of automating deployments I mentioned that we would “likely to be able to perform more regular releases” now we had a streamlined process. Well, it seems that we are indeed performing more regular deployments! Since I made the last post on this topic, we have performed
The Joy of Automating Deployments
The team I am on at work has recently been on an automation spree. This has stemmed from a disasterous deployment a year ago where things we had tested were broken, things that hadn’t been tested had been deployed and we ultimately ended up rolling the deployment back.
Getting Vagrant and Ansible working on Windows 10
One of the big things I have started using both at work and at home is Ansible. It is an automated deployment tool that makes it really easy to create reproducable builds. This means I have needed to figure out a way to test the playbooks I am using to deploy and upgrade servers. Enter Vagrant.