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Continuous Delivery is an emerging area of software development, which takes continuous integration one step further. Software teams practicing continuous delivery create build pipelines that enable them to integrate, test, and deploy their software products with high frequency.

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How to increase maintainability in CI/CD pipelines

We have an issue of maintainability for our pipelines at the organization where I work, whereby making a change and ensuring the change is tested and bug-free for our customers (other developers in ...
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Should build stage be in Dockerfile?

I personally put build stage in Dockerfile. (Using multi-stage feature in Dockerfile) But in my company, we have dev containers where all dependencies are installed and managed. So in our product's ...
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Multi-team poly-repo pushing to production - How to strategise?

I work within a poly-repo that is worked on by multiple other teams, each in our own separate sections of this main repo. I am coming to make my first push to production and I am unsure about ...
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How to use trunk based development when using Scrum [closed]

In Scrum we do a 2 week sprint and ship the features after the sprint. I have heard a lot of good things about TBD, but does it conflict with Scrum? Can anyone share your workflow if it is possible ...
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How to automate version bumping, when version bumping involves changes in source code and a git tag?

I have a small open source package and I'm trying to automate parts of the release life cycle. I am very confused about how to automate version bumps. Here's the relevant information about my version ...
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Does Automated Pipeline Mean CI/CD Pipeline?

I am not sure if I have been using the term wrongly (and including it in my CV), so some inputs from the community will be appreciated. I am not a DevOps, but a noob machine learning engineer. So I ...
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Which comes first: CD/Trunk-based development or microservices?

My company* wants to move from using long-running feature branching (~up to a few weeks) to continuous integration with trunk-based development, and to break up our monolith into microservices. We'...
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Feature Flag based architecture pattern for iOS/Android applications

Am exploring options of adopting feature flag based development to deliver builds faster instead of getting tangled in release branch management rabbit hole. As of now I am not able to find a good ...
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Does Jenkins essentially function like a package manager for your software product?

I'm a relatively new IT Ops guy in a software (web) development company. Recently I deployed a virtual machine on OpenStack, because some developer needs it, and then I installed their application (...
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How to implement automatic SemVer from code changes [closed]

Goal I'm working on libraries published as nuget packages and I would like the version of those packages to update automatically based on the changes I make. In other words, I would like something ...
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Azure DevOps Change nuget.config in CI/CD process

I'm currently working on a project which uses azure function apps, we also create a data access layers for each function app which are built as nuget packages and are then published to a private nuget ...
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How to reconcile CD with major architectural changes?

(This question is inspired by the SO blog entry Fulfilling the promise of CI/CD and this old question of mine: Why is it wrong to comment out code and then gradually remove it to keep track of what I'...
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Configuration of a staging environment vs production environment

For our software development process we used to set up 3 environments : integration , QA and master. Recently it was decided to add a new staging environment that shall mirror the production ...
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Automatic creation/upgrade of database in devops cycle

DevOps of our customer require that our application creates database objects and Kafka topics automatically on application start, if they are missing. Moreover, they want the application to ...
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Build once or twice: how to synthesize advice from PHP's Composer package manger manual and Continuous Delivery

Authors such as Dave Farley advise us to "only build packages once", so that we can "be sure the thing we’re deploying is the same thing we’ve tested throughout the deployment pipeline&...
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How to organize multiple microservices in a GitHub repository?

I am setting up a Github repository for a project that will have multiple Microservices. I have created a sub-directory for each microservice under One Repository. ProjectRepository \Services ...
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Clarifying the steps in a CI/CD, but namely if if unit testing should be done building a Docker image or before

I'm building at a Build and Deployment pipeline and looking for clarification on a couple points. In addition, I'm trying to implement Trunk Based Development with short-lived branches. The process I ...
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Nightly Builds Test against real database

Is it a good practice to hit actual database for Integrations test(Not prod but pre prod DB) for Jenkins Night builds? The reason I am asking this is because our DAO uses procedures to perform simple ...
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GitHub flow: how do I test my changes that cannot be tested locally?

I am trying to start using GitHub flow in my project. I like that it is simple and, more importantly, it encourages continuous delivery. However, there is one thing about this flow that I cannot ...
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What is needed to safely enable non-technical users to trigger automatic deployments?

The Background I have a friend (no, really!). This friend works in the layer between IT and end users. Something like a business analyst or consultant. This friend does not have a technical or IT ...
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Implementing the microservice pattern

We are developing a system that runs a certain kind of simulation for our customers: Every simulation runs on it's own server. We typically have a two digit number of simulations running. A client ...
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Are DB integration tests relevant to test DB schema (and worth being impl.) when being run in a CI pipeline? If not when are they?

This is something that is puzzling me a bit. I am seeing some people who like to implement DB-related integration tests (in the case of BLOBAs) to test the insertion with a Legacy DB in a CI pipeline, ...
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What is a good strategy for moving to Continuous Deployment? [closed]

My Goal I'm currently in the process of trying to get my company to adopt Continuous Deployment of the web product I work on. As far as I know, we're the first product in the company to attempt this. ...
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How to deploy pipeline rerun?

I have an application that's mostly one large data pipeline. That pipeline runs daily and stores processed data in the database (it takes the execution date as its argument). Occasionally the client ...
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How to do Continuous Delivery for public libraries distributing through package managers?

We have built an iOS/MacOS library, that is being used by several iOS & Mac Apps of a very big company. The library is being distributed through Cocoapods and Carthage, the package managers for ...
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Docker swarm update through Continuous Deployment

I need a clarification about the correct process to use a CD to update an environment where a Docker Swarm runs. I understood that I can configure my CD to execute docker service update --image foo:1....
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Does continous delivery reduce the need to make settings configurable?

I mainly work on custom web applications that have just one production deployment. While we are moving to continuous delivery, I was wondering if that approach reduces the need to make settings ...
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How to build a modular/extensible Spring Boot application?

I'm developing a Spring boot / Batch application. What I'd like to do is to have a separated module for every job. This is a reasonable decision because different tasks (Spring Batch Job) have ...
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How do you do continuous delivery in an unstable environment?

We're Scrum teams building microservices. Our GitHub repositories are single-branch, each of us integrates his/her code into master several times a day, with no feature branches. Our Jenkins pipelines ...
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Implementing semver within a development pipeline when building libraries

This is not about the specification of semver itself (which is crystal clear), but rather about the best approach to implement it within a development pipeline when building libraries. TL;DR: who/...
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Best practices for python CD/CI with machines on-site at customer

I asked this question originally on StackOverflow, and was advised to post it here instead. My question is concerning the best practices for continuous deployment and continuous integration especially ...
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Should I pull to another job workspace or should I push from it the 2nd job dependencies?

I have a question regarding CI/CD procedure. I do have 2 Jenkins jobs, the 1st one will build a binary file who is a dependency to the 2nd job build successfully. Should I push this binary from 1st ...
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Git Tagging for SaaS application with CD and SemVer

I'm developing a SaaS application where I'm required to keep track and publish every change in a changelog. I've started to follow a Semantic Versioning approach and also using Continuous Delivery. ...
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What is the best GIT workflow with CI/CD with submodules in a master to a test environment and a stable branch to a production environment?

We have a several GIT repos in Azure DevOps with .NET Core web applications that are related to each other with the use of submodule (we used autocreation of NuGet Packages in a private NuGet store, ...
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How to deploy new versions of software applications while allow old versions running?

Let me use Wine as an example. Wine on Ubuntu uses the server-client architecture. While I am using wine on Ubuntu to run some .exe programs, I upgrade wine. While I am able to continuously running ...
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Exact gap from Continuous Integration to Continuous Delivery

I have read some blog articles, papers and books about Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery, but I still can't find a point where you could say this is where CI ends and CD starts. I ...
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Twelve-Factor App: Dependency Managment and binaries

As I was reading an update on an issue in github an user suggested me to read the '12factor' principles. While I was reading it I started having some questions on some concepts written in the ...
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Blurred lines between deployment (Terraform) and build processes (Bazel) leading to an awkward build and release process

I am building a system that consists of multiple programs on many machines, some cloud services (such as RDS) and so on. In an ideal world, I would like to supply some configuration (e.g. deployment ...
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How to properly handle deployment configuration for Xamarin Forms app

We are currently working on a Xamarin Forms (.NET Core) application. We use Microsofts DevOps for the code repo, building and deployment. Since we want to test newly developed features in a safe ...
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AWS codepipeline deployment

I currently have an AWS Codepipeline that is setup to automatically pull an Express, NodeJS API and deploy it with Lambda and API Gateway. It pulls the code from my GitHub repo production branch and ...
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How do you accomplish continuous delivery as a central services team?

We are a central team, responsible for around 10 services. Other parts of our company depend on these 10 services to write their applications, and we often have to collaborate on new features before ...
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Are CCQ (Continuous Code Quality) tools like SonarQube expected to deny version control changes? [closed]

I am getting into SonarQube and everything looks quite and simple so far, but I am not sure what is the final purpose of CCQ overall. Yes it gives you a lot of tips about whats going on inside your ...
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Is it a good idea to lock svn

I have to define the new way of working for a development team which goes from a one man unit, to a distributed team with programmers al over the world. The team will work with svn. This is a non-...
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Would This Workflow Work For a Distributed Team With CI/CD

Because the reaction of @DanCornilescu I understood that my question was not clear. That is why I edited the question heavily. I was brought in on a project where there was only one developer. All ...
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continuous deployment of web application built with multiple packages

Our react web application is broken down to multiple components. Some of these components are part of the same git mono repo and some live in a different repo. Now, to implement a bug fix we have to ...
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Git Flow w/ VSTS Build Pipelines

I am trying to marry the git flow approach (w/ dev, test, uat, staging, prod env) & automated build and releases in Visual Studio Team System (VSTS). Slightly struggling due to VSTS needing a ...
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How do I automate build-publish tasks for my web server?

I'm developing a node.js web server which will have built source code of server and client part at once. I mean, my web server is on the isomorphic level. this means editing source code of client part ...
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Where in your pipeline does a company that does X+ of deployments per day deal with running E2E/UA Tests [closed]

The ideal goal for my system is the ability to perform an arbitrary number of deployments per day to production while making sure each 'push' goes through the full test suite to make sure it holds up ...
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Should default configuration for deployed services be set as per production usage?

Today, I and my colleague had a difference of opinion regarding the usage of default values in software configuration. We both agreed that for a consumer software, the default configuration should be ...
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Integration of code generators in CI / CD pipeline

In my company, I'm currently working on a project with some (REST) web services involved. The development is based on the OpenAPI specification and the Swagger tooling. The target platform is an ...
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