The 12 Factor App, a primer on the 'manifesto' for DevOps & cloud-native apps

If you haven't heard of The 12 Factor App, you probably will soon. Think of it as "the agile manifesto for DevOps." This talk helps you quickly become familiar with the basics of the 12 Factors that make applications cloud ready or "cloud native."

This talk allows you to trade 10 minutes of your time in order to get a bit smarter. Learn *just* enough to be dangerous, and use that knowledge to impress developers by spewing buzzwords like persistence, disposability, statelessness, and port binding. At least be able to push back intelligently when someone is telling you the app can't be put on the cloud. Learn what is meant by "livestock, not pets" and where to find out more if the talk sparks your imagination.

 
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Outline/structure of the Session

  • Livestock, not pets - Your servers are not special. They should be numbered, tagged, bred, born and slaughtered for purpose - not named and nurtured.
  • The 12 Factors - A quick tour of how the design guidelines in the factors enable the above.
  • Don't fear the reaper - The essence of DevOps is coming to terms with the inevitability of death (of servers), and ultimately welcoming the reaper's cold embrace
  • Resources - Where to get more information

Learning Outcome

  • You know just enough about The 12 Factor App to be dangerous.
  • Your eyes will glaze over in in 13% fewer conversations with engineers. 
  • Get a sense of what it means to make an app cloud-ready

Target Audience

Anyone who wants to be a touch smarter on cloud & DevOps trends. Scrum Master, Developer, Analyst... anyone.

Prerequisite

Nothing! Come as you are. 

For extra credit, you can browse through 12factor.net beforehand.

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  • Neelesh
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    Looking forward to this event


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