The deployment production line

  title={The deployment production line},
  author={Jez Humble and Chris Read and Dan North},
  journal={AGILE 2006 (AGILE'06)},
  pages={6 pp.-118}
Testing and deployment can be a difficult and time-consuming process in complex environments comprising application servers, messaging infrastructure and interfaces to external systems. We have seen deployments take several days, even in cases where teams have used automated builds to ensure their code is fully tested. In this paper we describe principles and practices which allow new environments to be created, configured and deployed to at the click of a button. We show how to fully automate… 

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