Alistair Israel is a staff engineer at Ada Inc. He has over 25 years of experience in the IT industry and has worked on various platforms, technologies, and languages for different industries. He is passionate about building innovative solutions using the latest technology and best practices and helping others do the same.

He started learning to program over 30 years ago and is still learning. His specialties include enterprise software, DevOps, Cloud, solutions architecture, Domain Driven Design, event-driven architecture, GraphQL, Rust, Elixir + Phoenix, Ruby + Rails, and Java.


Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment in Action

CI/CD (Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment) is increasingly becoming the norm for software delivery to production. Various studies have shown that more frequent and faster deployments correlate to better business agility and more reliable software. In this talk, we will demonstrate a working, end-to-end CI/CD pipeline using only free and/or open-source tools and platforms, namely GitHub Actions and ArgoCD.