Benefits of continuous delivery

  • Small, frequent deploys contain less code and hence less risk of introducing bugs. Recovery is easier too.
  • Troubleshooting is easier because there is a single change (or just very few) to check and it is fresh in your mind.
  • Customers prefer quick access to new features. It ensures quick feedback from customers for every feature which can guide you to your next version.
  • You need a DevOps culture where the developer is also the deployer. Automate build and deployment to be quick and easy.
  • Set up the system for rolling upgrades, deploying server by server to avoid service interruption.
  • Make it easy to revert to an earlier version if there are problems with a new deploy.

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