Cloud Native Development Without the Toil • Daniel Bryant • GOTO 2021

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This presentation was recorded at GOTOpia February 2021. #GOTOcon #GOTOpia

Daniel Bryant - Director of Developer Relations at Ambassador Labs

Cloud Native Development Without the Toil: An Overview of Practices and Tooling

At GOTO Amsterdam in 2019 I presented how to create an effective cloud native developer workflow ( Two years later and many new developer technologies have come and gone, but I still hear daily from cloud developers about the pain and friction associated with building, debugging, and deploying to the cloud.
In this talk I'll share my latest learning on how to bring the fun and productivity back into delivering Kubernetes-based software.

Join this talk to:
• Learn why the core tenets of continuous delivery -- speed and safety -- must be considered in all parts of the cloud native SDLC
• Explore how cloud native coding benefits from thinking separately about the inner development loop, continuous integration, continuous deployment, observability, and analysis
• Understand how cloud native best practices and tooling fit together. • Learn about artifact syncing (e.g. Skaffold), dev environment bridging (e.g. Telepresence), GitOps (e.g. Argo), and observability-focused monitoring (e.g. Prometheus, Jaeger)
• Explore the importance of cultivating an effective cloud platform and associated team of experts
• Walk away with an overview of tools that can help you develop and debug effectively [...]

00:00 Intro
00:26 tl;dr
02:30 Why we're all here: Happy users
03:09 Continuous delivery of value
04:34 2 modern software trends for speed & safety
04:43 Trend 1: Microservices
05:40 Trend 2: Kubernetes
07:33 The Kubernetes migration journey(s)
10:52 Safety requires multiple strategies
11:53 Safety requires the cloud
13:26 Safety needs to be part of your workflow
18:44 Patterns, practices & tooling
18:53 Pattern: Artifact syncing
20:25 Skaffold: "Source to k8s" CLI tool
21:57 Pattern: Dev environment bridging/extension
22:41 Telepresence: Local-to-remote bridge
24:41 Pattern: GitOps
26:48 Argo CD: GitOps for k8s
28:10 GitOps in a nutshell
28:54 Argo rollouts: k8s progressive delivery controller
30:49 Putting it all together: Safety & speed
32:23 What about the platform & the people?
32:28 Workflow: Full cycle development
33:37 Conclusion
34:26 Outro

Download slides and read the full abstract here:

Daniel Bryant & Abraham Marín-Perez • Continuous Delivery in Java •
Ronnie Mitra & Irakli Nadareishvili • Microservices: Up and Running•
Ronnie Mitra, Irakli Nadareishvili, Matt McLarty & Mike Amundsen • Microservice Architecture •
Ronnie Mitra, Mehdi Medjaoui, Erik Wilde & Mike Amundsen • Continuous API Management •
Ronnie Mitra & many more • DataPower SOA Appliance Administration, Deployment, and Best Practices •
Brendan Burns, Joe Beda & Kelsey Hightower • Kubernetes: Up and Running •
Matthew Skelton & Manuel Pais • Team Topologies •
Mike Amundsen • Design and Build Great Web APIs •
#CloudNative #Cloud #Kubernetes #k8s #DevOps #ContinuousDelivery #CD #Testing #GitOps #Microservices #Safety #Speed #Skaffold

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