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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 authors

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. Damian spends a lot of time training teams on how to improve their software, be it through improving their agile process, devops, or code quality. Damian regularly speaks at conferences, ... more

Troy Hunt is a Microsoft Regional Director and MVP for Developer Security, an ASPInsider, and a full time Author for Pluralsight—a leader in online training for technology and creative professionals. Troy has been building software for browsers since the very early days of the web and possesses an exceptional ability to distill complex subjects into relatable explanations. This has led Troy to become an industry thought leader in the security space and produce more than twenty top-rated courses ... more

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