Software deployment is both an essential and inevitable part of the development lifecycle, yet it's frequently suboptimal. Inefficient deployments lead to numerous risks and inefficiencies when it comes time to release software; this is where Octopus Deploy comes in. In this Play by Play, Damian and Troy discuss the problems with traditional release management and look at how Octopus addresses these by using a reliable, repeatable, and automatable deployment methodologies.
Damian Brady is a Microsoft MVP in Visual Studio and Developer Technologies and works as a Solution Architect for Octopus Deploy. Damian also co-authored Professional Team Foundation Server 2013 from Wiley. Damian runs the Brisbane .NET User Group, and the annual DeveloperDeveloperDeveloper Brisbane conference.
Troy is a Software Architect, Microsoft MVP for Developer Security and ASPInsider. He's a regular conference speaker, frequent blogger at troyhunt.com and is the author of the OWASP Top 10 for .NET developers series and the free eBook of the same name.