The Cost of Continuous Delivery
Steve Smith’s InfoQ presentation on “The Death of Continuous Integration” is worth a watch. As discussed at the start of the presentation, Continuous Delivery comes at a cost to standup. Benefit are not free! Pay the cost, get the benefits – no free lunch. Continuous Delivery doesn’t mean that Continuous Integration is dead.
Feature branching – a dead idea that “kicked” the pain of merging down the road. Risk high, cost high, etc