Deployment slots enable publishing your application from your continuous delivery pipeline into a staging environment, which can be subsequently promoted to the production environment with near-zero downtime (by doing a DNS swap).

Deployment slots will be covered in more detail in Chapter 9, Configuring Continuous Delivery.

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