Deploying your Drupal site, Upgrading your Drupal Site, Scaling, Clustering and Monitoring it ... all topics Developers are often not involved with ...
"Some call this phenomenon devops, others agile system administration Truth is that agile techniques used in development have an impact on the way operations organizes it work. Similar, operations and sysadmins are becoming programmers because of the virtualization and automation trend where everything is managed through an API. So if you are a developer with a interest for system administration, or a sysadmin interested in development."
That's how DevopsDays 09 was announced last summer.
Devops tries to close the gap between Developers and Operations, with both technology and best practices.
We're trying to solve a business problem here.
Installation profiles were designed as a tool create distributions, but there are many other ways to use them. It is possible to build a regular Drupal project as an installation profile, making deployment and team collaboration a lot easier.
This session will be a hands-on demonstration of how to start a new Drupal website using code only, making it possible to work with a team without needing a central development database.
4th–6th February 2011