Richie is a specialist in DevOps, particularly in the Microsoft Data Platform. Working as a senior consultant for Sabin IO Richie has worked on a variety of data engineering projects with an emphasis on ensuring that a project can be configured and deployed from source. Richie has contributed to several GitHub projects such as dbatools and Richie is passionate about open source, sharing knowledge and helping people out.


A CI/CD pipeline that is not trusted because of it's rate of failure due to unreliability is sometimes worse than no pipeline at all. In this talk we will discuss our experiences of what works and what prevents a reliable deployment process.