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Play by Play: Modernizing Your Deployment Strategy with Octopus Deploy

by Damian Brady and Troy Hunt

There are many ways software deployments can go wrong. In this Play by Play, Troy Hunt and Damian Brady share tips and tools that can ensure smooth deployments.

What you'll learn

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.

About the author

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 Hunt is a Microsoft Regional Director and MVP for Developer Security. He's a regular conference speaker, frequent blogger at troyhunt.com and is the creator of the data breach notification service known as “Have I Been Pwned”.

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