25 episodes

Join the League of Extraordinary Cloud DevOps Advocates in this new show all about DevOps. We go beyond the buzzword and show you how to solve your DevOps problems using a wide range of tools and techniques. Follow the League on Twitter: @damovisa @jldeen @AbelSquidHead @DonovanBrown @StevenMurawski

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Join the League of Extraordinary Cloud DevOps Advocates in this new show all about DevOps. We go beyond the buzzword and show you how to solve your DevOps problems using a wide range of tools and techniques. Follow the League on Twitter: @damovisa @jldeen @AbelSquidHead @DonovanBrown @StevenMurawski

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    A Software Engineer's Guide to DevOps

    A Software Engineer's Guide to DevOps

    In this episode, Damien sits down with Laurie Barth to talk about Getting comfortable with DevOps as a developer. Software Engineers don't always understand how they fit into the DevOps pipeline and they should! Understanding the technologies and concepts at play are important pieces of context for improving our ability to build applications. Jump To: [03:41] - Entry points for software devs[04:30] - Technologies to try out[04:46] - The `serverless` npm package[06:44] - Docker images in minikube[12:15] - A story about ChefFor More Information: All Day DevOps DevOps KeynoteCreate a Free Azure DevOps Account

    • 15 min
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    Growing an Effective QA Practice

    Growing an Effective QA Practice

    In this episode, Damien sits down with Alison Hawke, QA practice lead, World Wide Technology, to talk about how changing the way your team does testing can improve your software, and make your lives more fun. With bonus eavesdropping, apprentices, donuts, and soak tests. They talk about what to automate, how to train a newbie QA, and why QA people have one of the best jobs in software. Jump To: [03:06] QA people eavesdrop all the time[03:11] Bribery as a means to better software[04:38] Test automation, what and why[06:45] Soak testing to make small defects huge[07:21] Starting a QA practice in a company[08:35] Training QA apprenticesFor More Information: Article: 'Why Do We Use Embedded Quality Advocates in Agile Application Development?'TDD JavaScriptTalk slides: 'Building a QA practice from Scratch' Create a Free Azure Account

    • 11 min
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    Azure DevOps Lab- Terraform using GitHub Actions

    Azure DevOps Lab- Terraform using GitHub Actions

    In this episode, Abel sits down again with April Edwards to talk about using GitHub Actions to deploy infrastructure using Terraform. April walks through the process of taking code that is already sitting in GitHub and deploying infrastructure by using Terraform, and all of the custom actions and workflows that have been created for you. [00:30] - Terraform using GitHub Actions intro[01:30] - Terraform using GitHub Actions demo Follow April on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheAprilEdwardsFollow Abel on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AbelSquidHead

    • 5 min
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    Terraform and Azure DevOps – Delivering a continuous and automated deployment

    Terraform and Azure DevOps – Delivering a continuous and automated deployment

    In this episode, Abel sits down again with April Edwards to talk about using Terraform to provision infrastructure through pipelines with the help of Azure DevOps By using Azure DevOps and Terraform, we're able to simplify processes from build to deployment. Gone are the days of having to do everything manually- now with a user-friendly UI, we can automate and version control with ease. April walks through the basics of pipelines, storage accounts, replacing tokens, why we deploy to the latest version of Terraform, and the benefits of automatic versioning built into Terraform. Companies want to enable logging, track, enable borders, and it's all here built in and integrated with Azure DevOps! [00:20] - Terraform with pipelines intro[01:20] - Pipelines intro[03:30] - Release pipelines demo [04:40] - State Files demo [06:40] - Versioning demo [07:55] - Authentication demoFollow April on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheAprilEdwardsFollow Abel on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AbelSquidHead

    • 9 min
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    Terraform Modules – deploying reusable code

    Terraform Modules – deploying reusable code

    In this episode, Abel sits down again with April Edwards to talk about Terraform Modules and how to deploy reusable and repeatable code. Testing code in multiple different environments can be difficult, particularly if those environments require several different variables or distinct geographic regions. April walks through the creation of modules, their use in streamlining developer teams for local and global organizations, how a Terraform Workspace works, and how to use them to manage your environments and create more efficient operations teams! [00:20] - What are modules?[01:30] - Modules demo[07:30] - Terraform Workspace demo[08:30] - Driving efficiencies with workspaces and modules Follow April on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheAprilEdwardsFollow Abel on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AbelSquidHead

    • 11 min
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    Terraform State File – Secure and scale your deployments

    Terraform State File – Secure and scale your deployments

    In this episode, Abel sits down again with April Edwards to talk about Terraform state files. Keeping track of what an environment should and does look like can be a challenge, particularly when it comes to scalability. State files are a way to solve that problem. April walks through the creation of state files, their use in managing scalability, as well as the security of these state files, which is extremely important in a real production system! [00:32] - What are state files?[00:54] - State files demo[04:50] - Securing state files[06:50] - Scaling deployments Follow April on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheAprilEdwardsFollow Abel on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AbelSquidHead Resources: Terraform State Files documentation: https://aka.ms/dol/terraformdocsTutorial: Store Terraform state in Azure Storage: https://aka.ms/dol/terraformazureTry Azure for free: https://aka.ms/devopslabazurefree

    • 11 min

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