How to preserve knowledge in automating spree

How to preserve knowledge in automating spree

"If we make an effort & automate our deployment, running tests, static checks, monitoring, ... basically automate whole delivery pipeline in a proper way (so it really works w/o manual interactions) - how do we preserve the knowledge about HOW it works? After half a year or more, if something breaks we may not be able to fix it w/o reverse-engineering ..." This has popped up few weeks ago during…

All you should know about the configuration, but you were afraid to ask (or whatever ...)

It seems that my recent post about the sanctity of test environments was appreciated more than I expected, so I’ve decided to address another topic that too frequently gets misunderstood or which importance is usually neglected: The Configuration Basically, there are to two categories of configuration: business (functional) configuration technical (non-functional) configuration The easiest way to distinguish between those two is by finding out, who’s authorized…