Managing Expensive or Destructive Operations in Jenkins CI

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 18:30
Continuous Delivery : NYC
New York

In this talk we will show some techniques to add safeguards to a CI pipeline that manages AWS infrastructure with Terraform. By adding parameters that serve as CAPTCHAs, and doing other checks to pipeline stages you can prevent accidental modification of production environments and unauthorized creation of expensive resources. that can protect your wallet and infrastructure. We will demonstrate several techniques, and describe tradeoffs, and discuss the potential for future work in this area.


Richard Bullington-McGuire is Principal Architect at Modus Create. Richard is a serial entrepreneur and versatile technologist with experience in agile processes, software development, system architecture, devops, mobile computing, for-profit and non-profit start-up companies, and design. He is a member of both IEEE and ACM.


6:30 PM Drinks and Networking
6:45 PM Meetup Talk
7:30 PM Q&A


Everything ShopKeep does supports growing and independent businesses. Built by and for small business owners, ShopKeep provides an intuitive, secure, tablet based point-of-sale system with POS software that empowers merchants to run smarter businesses by optimizing staffing, managing inventory and accessing real time sales reports and customer information on one seamless, cloud-based platform. With more than 23,000 customers, ShopKeep’s award-winning customer care team is available to help 24/7 and provides a robust support network for growing business owners. Ranked one of the fastest growing North American tech companies by Deloitte and a member of Apple’s Mobile Partnership Program, ShopKeep is headquartered in New York, with offices in Portland, Chicago, and Belfast.

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