Modern Software Engineering

VSTH03 Architecting Zero Downtime Database Deployments


8:00am - 9:15am

Level: Intermediate

Steve Jones



Achieving zero downtime for application deployments is commonplace these days, but the database still presents challenges, especially for legacy systems. This session will discuss the challenges of database deployments and protecting customer data while presenting patterns and practices that can be used to approach new zero downtime deployments for your applications.

You will learn:

  • How to coordinate with feature flags
  • Dev patterns to avoid downtime
  • Understand how code smells impact uptime