Azure DevOps for Agencies; Automation of the Entire Ecosystem*
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 6:00 PM UTC, for 1 hour.
ON THAT (Online Only) Regular, 60 minute presentation
Overview, in this session we will: • Why DevOps is different for agencies, loads of short-term projects (6 months) • How can we automate our Infrastructure to handle this load • Focus on .NET and .NET Core applications • Build and classic release pipelines, YAML, pipeline variables, library, key vaults, variable groups, tasks, parameters, templates, deployment groups (on-prem, cloud other, Azure) • Task group management, versions, drafts, previews, limitations and API updates • Best practices to keep secrets out of source code (and out of developer hands), connection strings, transforms, API keys, passwords • SSL for all environments, localhost, dev, uat, stage, and production • Infrastructure as code; no manual configurations • Keeping things vanilla, limitations you might encounter • Using DevOps to deploy your PowerShell deployment scripts with versions • Touch on GitHub Actions • Copy file routines • Future enhancements: SQL data seeds • Automated tear down of assets
Familiarity with DevOps concepts