While everyone is talking about Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment, we tend to forget that these practices have enabled teams to push changes to production faster than most teams can thoroughly test. This can result in teams pushing bugs to production faster.
Building diagnostics into your systems is a key way to enable a roll forward deployment process and to recover from issues quickly. We will cover the spectrum of basic to advanced capabilities that can help your team diagnose problems or potential issues before your users do. We will discuss concepts and not tools, although some tools will be shown to help demonstrate the concepts.
Eric Hexter is the CTO of Quarterspot/Laso, a fintech company that produces lending platforms using Machine Learning. He built the company in the cloud with devops as a foundational component of delivering the product. Eric has filled roles as CTO, Chief Architect, Developer and consultant. He spent most of his career working with web technologies and remembers writing tables by hand in notepad.