SkillsCast

The Strangler Pipeline: Continuously Delivering Greenfield and Legacy Applications En Masse

In this talk Steve Smith will share some of the people and technical challenges encountered while building a pipeline for 60+ applications at Sky Network Services, including the use of the Strangler pattern and applying autonomation ("automation with a human touch") practices to an organisation.

Many Continuous Delivery experience reports focus upon the automated release of a single application, but how do you scale a pipeline to manage multiple platforms of greenfield and legacy applications? How do you roll out a pipeline across Development and Operations without cross-functional teams or shared line management?

In this talk Steve Smith will share some of the people and technical challenges encountered while building a pipeline for 60+ applications at Sky Network Services, including the use of the Strangler pattern and applying autonomation ("automation with a human touch") practices to an organisation.

The Strangler Pipeline: Continuously Delivering Greenfield and Legacy Applications En Masse

Steve Smith

An XP / Lean developer with 10+ years of experience in enterprise software development in Britain and New Zealand, Steve Smith favours practices such as Pair Programming and Test Driven Development to build quality into software products.