Chapter 5. Ever-Ready to Deploy Using Continuous Delivery

Thanks to the Continuous Integration setup we examined in the previous chapter, we now have a way of continuously producing deployable artifacts from our source code.

Our next goal will be to upgrade the pipeline from a Continuous Integration to an Integration plus Delivery one. To illustrate, we are in the middle of a three stage workflow:

Ever-Ready to Deploy Using Continuous Delivery

That is to say, following a successful Integration run, we trigger the Delivery stage that will do the following:

  • Launch a vanilla EC2 instance
  • Apply configuration management to it:
    • Install the demo-app RPM we produced
    • Install other required packages to turn ...

Get Implementing DevOps on AWS now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.