Shifting left and right in the continuous DevOps loop

Testing & quality in continuous delivery, DevOps, observability & more

I used to curate a site where I gathered articles, books, webinars, courses and more related to testing and quality in continuous delivery and DevOps, especially observability. That site was owned by my then-employer, and nobody is keeping it updated anymore. It might go away, so, as a public service, I am posting the resources […]

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Lisa and one of her donkeys, Marsela

A 2020 takeaway

I’m not a great one for introspection. I spend my time worrying and fretting about the future, and when I do look back, it’s usually to find fault with what I did or didn’t do! 2020 has been extra challenging for people. Maybe for most people, though I have seen thoughtful people point out that, […]

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Shifting left and right in the continuous DevOps loop

Shifting left & right in our continuous world

Pick up any article or watch any talk on a testing-related topic these days, and you’re bound to see the terms “shift left” and “shift right”. They’re almost a cliché. What do they really mean? Modern software development isn’t supposed to be linear anymore, right? There’s not one point where it starts and another point […]

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Continuous Deployment Pipeline

New Challenges in Continuous Delivery

Continuous delivery and deployment (both abbreviated as “CD”) aren’t new concepts. Jez Humble and David Farley published their Continuous Delivery book ten years ago. Patrick Debois organized the first “DevOpsDays” conference in 2009, and created the #DevOps (also written as devops, devOps and Devops) hashtag. Of course, CD is new to many teams. There are […]

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DeliveryConf 2020

I attended DeliveryConf 2020 in Seattle in January. I had high expectations, given the speaker lineup. It far exceeded my expectations! I took lots of sketch notes and plan to blog more about the many insights I learned. Meanwhile, you can see the presentations, AND listen to the valuable facilitated group discussions with members of […]

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