In this article, I will be taking a look at the whats, the whys, and the hows of Path to Live (PTL) - a path from development to deployment to production.
Path to Continuous Delivery (CD) can be long and scary. Having a well thought and well-defined path to live can help make the long and scary journey to CD a lot smoother and can help you improve your deployment pipeline.
PTL is a pipeline that helps teams ship quality code with confidence and reduces frictions. PTL provides visibility, transparency, and a shared understanding of how development code will be delivered to the production.
Depending on the nature of the project PTL, it should be made part of the overall quality strategy.
Having a PTL is important because it:
Asking following (but not limited to) questions :
I’ve used draw.io to create this example. You can download the Path-to-Live file here to use or modify or share as needed.
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