In the good old days it was common practice to handcraft a server, then constantly manage it, applying updates and keeping close eye on it during its lifecycle. But in a highly dynamic cloud environment, change is constant, making this approach more difficult to maintain. In this talk Vik will shares the Beamly infrastructure on AWS has evolved from artisanal servers over the past two to three years. Plus, he explains how the platform team was able to improve tooling to match growth and sustain rapid scalability and agility through a succession of business pivots.
- Why you should embrace an immutable infrastructure
- How to use Ansible and Packer to build
- How to integrate Ansible with continuous delivery pipelines
Vik Bhatti, Senior Platform Engineer, Beamly