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Agile + DevOps Virtual 2020 - Tools & Automation

Wednesday, June 10

Adam Bender

Code Health at Scale

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Wednesday, June 10, 2020 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Managing codebase health is often arduous and thankless. You can feel like you are pushing the same boulders up the same hill year after year. Code health at Google is no different—well, except that we have over 3 billion lines of code to worry about, so the boulders we push are ... large. Over the last 20 years, Google's code health culture has grown, matured, and struggled to keep up with the size of the codebase and the company. Drawing on that experience, Adam Bender will share the strategies that Googlers have used to effect cultural change at scale and put code health at the center...

Derek Ashmore
Asperitas Consulting

An Azure Primer for the AWS Solution Architect

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Wednesday, June 10, 2020 - 11:45am to 12:45pm

Transitioning from AWS to Azure is more difficult than just translating terms and patterns. The Azure approach is different and requires a paradigm shift in some cases. Derek Ashmore will contrast the approach to using AWS with the approach to using Azure. Solution architects and DevOps professionals with AWS skills who need to quickly acquire Azure skills will get significant value from learning about this pattern approach. We'll discuss virtual machines, internet ingress, network security, high availability, backup and recovery, automation tactics, and more. You'll walk away with a basic...

Aprajita Mathur
Guardant Health

Before and After You Say ‘I Do’ to Docker

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Wednesday, June 10, 2020 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Docker is the most popular containerized solution being used in the software industry for development. Like any other tool, however, implementation can get complicated, tricky, and unmaintainable if all you understand is that it's the "cool" thing these days. Docker is not the same as using a virtual machine. Whether you are already using Docker for your application or plan to start using it soon, join Aprajita Mathur as she shares her journey of using Docker for testing complex and constantly evolving data analysis pipelines. She will discuss basic concepts of Docker, like images and...

Thursday, June 11


How to Select the Right Selenium Tools to Boost Your Test Automation

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Thursday, June 11, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Success in cross-browser test automation relies on many variables. Today’s reality forces practitioners within DevOps and agile teams to join efforts in assuring quality, removing risks, and releasing fast. To meet these goals, business testers, developers, and test automation engineers need to work together with the proper technology stack that matches their skill set. Eran Kinsbruner will provides recommendations for high coverage, high reliability, and maintainability when working with cross-browser test automation, including a live demo of the various approaches. He'll talk...

Bob Crowley
Stone Coast Fund Services

The Land of Az: Azure Automation with Powershell and the Azure CLI

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Thursday, June 11, 2020 - 11:30am to 12:30pm

The Azure portal is great for reviewing details of your resources and one-time operations. But when it comes to repetitive tasks, you can save time and reduce errors by executing a tested, repeatable process. This session dives into the scriptibility of Azure through the Azure Command Line Interface and the Azure Powershell cmdlets. Join Bob Crowley as he quickly goes over installation and general use, including how to accept input from users and other sources like KeyVault. In the case of the Azure CLI, explore how to parse output with JMESPath queries for formatting and for using...

Blaine Carter

Modernize Your Database Development Process with DevOps Tools

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Thursday, June 11, 2020 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Are you still thinking about modernizing your database development process ... someday? Do you have directories full of .sql files you use to build your application? You know unit tests should be included as part of your build process and you are going to start adding them ... maybe next week? You may believe that modernizing your development process would be difficult, too time-consuming, and expensive, but if you have an Oracle Cloud account, you may be surprised at what tools you already have access to and how easy it is to get started. Join Blaine Carter as he takes a look at the...


Speed Dating in the Test Tool Pool

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Thursday, June 11, 2020 - 4:45pm to 5:45pm

You’re starting at a new company. You’re beginning a greenfield project. Your agile transformation is calling for a tech revolution. You’re part of a testing center of excellence. Or your needs just aren’t being met anymore. Whatever the reason, you’re in the market for new testing tools, you have all the freedom in the world ... and you have no idea what you’re doing. Shopping for new tools is not unlike dating. You need to ask yourself the same questions: “What am I looking for?” “Do they fit in with the picture I have for my future?” “Will they get along with my friends and colleagues...