(A talk given at PIPELINE Conference – March 2018 – Meteor-Proof Infrastructure: Reproducible Environments with Container Build Images – https://pipelineconf.info/speakers/)

“Treating our infrastructure as immutable and expressing, versioning and storing it as code is now becoming common-practice. But how are changes to that code observed and tested? How do you know what code was used to build production infrastructure? Can you bring it back if it gets hit by a meteor? Don’t be a dinosaur, protect yourself from the inevitable with versioned, tested, and audited container build images.

Bake and version everything; manage secrets separately and securely; allow fast local iteration without impacting other users or environments; and recover from catastrophe, intrusion, or the dreaded fat finger of doom.”

Andrew has a strong test-first engineering background gained developing and deploying high volume web applications. Proficient in application development and systems architecture and maintenance, he is comfortable profiling and securing every tier of a bare metal or virtualised web stack, and has battle-hardened experience delivering containerised solutions to enterprise clients. He is a co-founder at https://control-plane.io