Dmitri Lerko has graduated from DCU's Computer Applications course in Dublin, Ireland. His early experience involves student tutoring and video games localisation testing. At IBM Ireland Dmitri was involved in the delivery of the Health Care Reform (Obamacare) product to the number of states, including on-site work during much-pressured go-lives. Dmitri's DevOps journey started inside of IBM where he was responsible for developer productivity of 200 person product development organisation. His most recent experience is with Loveholidays where he has successfully migrated the company's platform from the on-premise infrastructure to GCP cloud heavily utilising GKE. All while accommodating the platform growth of one of the UK's fastest-growing private companies. Dmitri is Kubernetes, AWS and x6 GCP certified professional.
Session: A Year with GitOps in Production. Retrospective.
In 2018 loveholidays has migrated from on-premise to GCP's GKE. In this journey we abandoned our do-it-all Jenkins and embraced minimalistic Google Cloud Build for CI/CD needs. We decided outright that we want a declarative, source-controlled system of deployment and change management. GitOps came to the rescue.
In this session, you will: get a fresh perspective on shortcomings of traditional CIOps systems learn about the cloud native aspects for the Continuous Delivery learn about GitOps, its inner workings and available implementations see reference end-to-end CI/CD architecture with Google Cloud Build and GitOps which has flawless managed over 15'000 deployments to date