Presentation: 10k Deploys a Day - the Skyscanner Journey So Far

Track: DevEx: The Next Evolution of DevOps

Location: Churchill, G flr.

Duration: 4:10pm - 5:00pm

Day of week: Monday

Level: Intermediate

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Over the last 18 months, Skyscanner have embarked on a journey of containerisation and Continuous Deployment. We now do 25,000+ builds a month of 500+ distinct services in production - a massive increase in the capability to apply changes to our website and get our newest features out to our customers as quickly as possible. It's not been easy though, there have been plenty of bumps and unintended consequences along the way. In this talk, I hope to dispel the myth that you need to be "all-in" from the start and walk through how Skyscanner got to where they are, one step and one transition at a time. I'll also cover some of the challenges we see in the next 12 months. 

Speaker: Stuart Davidson

Head of the Deployment Teams @Skyscanner

I work for Skyscanner and I'm focused on building as robust and scalable deployment pipeline as I can while the company grows like crazy. I'm lucky enough to manage two great teams - Development Mechanics that do the Source Control, Build and Artefact Management tools, and Deployment Orchestration that focus on deploying our code into AWS and our Data Centres. 
It's a difficult job but I genuinely love it - every time we think we've got it nailed, it moves on us and we need to re-think! 

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