Reinventing DevOps Practices for Blockchain Applications

With the arrival of distributed applications that run on Blockchain, it is essential to rethink some of the basic aspects of DevOps. Few things that we take for granted in DevOps area are either irrelevant, impossible or too costly for blockchain applications. Join us to explore the changes that the blockchain apps bring to the DevOps arena, using a hands-on demo of a sample blockchain app.

 
 

Outline/Structure of the Workshop

  • Introduction - 5 min
  • Blockchain - A layman’s explanation - 10 min
    • Activity to explain the Blockchain Philosophy
  • How blockchain apps are different from traditional apps? - 20 min
    • Fundamental Changes
    • Who have lost existing powers?
    • Who have gained new powers?
    • What does this mean for the software engineering community?
  • Demo of Different tools (Development & Operations) - Ethereum Stack - 15 min
  • Hands-on demo on “DevOps for Blockchain apps” (Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery with focus on TDD, BDD and technical agility) - 20 min
  • Summary - 5 min
  • Q & A - 15 min

Learning Outcome

  • An understanding of Blockchain as a field
  • How Blockchain apps are different from traditional apps?
  • Some insights on architectural considerations of Blockchain apps
  • A quick overview of tools involved in this area
  • How to implement DevOps in Blockchain apps?
  • Inspiration to try out few things in this niche area

Target Audience

Anyone with interest in Blockchain and DevOps fields.

Prerequisites for Attendees

Some experience in Software Development business

schedule Submitted 11 months ago

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  • Vivek Ganesan
    By Vivek Ganesan  ~  9 months ago
    reply Reply

    Hi Leena,

    Sure we can do that.

  • Leena S N
    By Leena S N  ~  9 months ago
    reply Reply

    Hi Vivek, Rejikrishnan,

    Can we do this as a 45 minutes demo talk instead of a hands-on workshop? 

    Thanks,

    Leena

     

  • Anand Bagmar
    By Anand Bagmar  ~  10 months ago
    reply Reply

    Hi Vivek, Rejikrishnan,

    1. In this workshop, how much will the participants be participating in the workshop Vs listening to you and watching the demos?

    2. What do participants need to get with them to participate in the hands-on activities of the workshop? Also, would be good to clarify what would be covered as hands-on activities in this workshop

    • Rejikrishnan Rajan
      By Rejikrishnan Rajan  ~  10 months ago
      reply Reply

      Hi Anand,

      Thanks for your review comments. Please find below our answers.

      This workshop is a replica of DevOpsDays Moscow (attached video link) with minor modifications. Audience participation is through 2 ways.

      1. Volunteer for the human chain which will be used to explain blockchain.
      2. Interactions and Questions on specific topics

      Participants don't need anything except a curious mind.


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