With the goal of making the lives of all engineers here at Tagged a bit easier, Corey and I from the SiteOps team have been working on an automated deployment system. This special tool will allow our developers to deploy new versions of their products without SiteOps’ interaction. Currently it manages only Java applications, but in the future it will be expanded to handle most (if not all) the different types of applications used for Tagged’s website and infrastructure.
This system transfers primary control to the developers for managing application deployments, improving response times, and allows our SiteOps team to focus on more complex requests from the developers. In particular, it allows me to devote more time to other projects to further assist our engineering team. I am excited to watch how this new system will improve the efficiency for making changes to the Tagged website.
Check out the video of my Tech Talk below for a more in-depth look at the new Tagged Deployment System.
Kenneth Lareau is a Senior Systems Engineer at Tagged with a passion for music, mathematics, and Git – a version control system; you can follow him on his website. Corey Hickey is also a Senior Systems Engineer on the Tagged SiteOps team.