STARWEST 2022 - DevOps | TechWell

STARWEST 2022 - DevOps

Customize your STARWEST 2022 experience with sessions covering DevOps.

Monday, October 3

Adam_Auerbach
EPAM Systems
MK

Instill a DevOps Testing Culture in Your Team and Organization

Monday, October 3, 2022 - 1:00pm to 4:30pm

The DevOps movement is here. Companies across many industries are breaking down siloed IT departments and federating them into product development teams. Testing and its practices are at the heart of these changes. Traditionally, IT organizations have been staffed with mostly manual testers and a limited number of automation and performance engineers. To keep pace with development in the new “you build it, you own it” environment, testing teams and individuals must develop new technical skills and even embrace coding to stay relevant and add greater value to the business. DevOps really...

Tuesday, October 4

Tariq_King
test.ai
TA

A Quality Engineering Introduction to AI and Machine Learning

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - 8:30am to 4:30pm

Although there are several controversies and misunderstandings surrounding AI and machine learning, one thing is apparent — people have quality concerns about the safety, reliability, and trustworthiness of these types of systems. Not only are ML-based systems shrouded in mystery due to their largely black-box nature, they also tend to be unpredictable since they can adapt and learn new things at runtime. Validating ML systems is challenging and requires a cross-section of knowledge, skills, and experience from areas such as mathematics, data science, software engineering, cyber-security,...

Wednesday, October 5

Expedia Group
W4

A Realistic Approach to Scalable and Cost-effective Cross-browser and Device Solution

Wednesday, October 5, 2022 - 11:30am to 12:30pm

Problem Statement: Current cross browser/device platforms are not built to handle the real scalability that software development design patterns require, in a cost-efficient way.

Most or all cross-browser platforms offer their services based on the number of parallel connections. The more connections you need, the more expensive it gets. Here you must choose quality vs cost. With the current providers, without spending in millions, you would not be able to implement shift left with full scalability. This is because the current platforms are not aligned to the best practices of CI CD...

Thomas-Haver
Red Green Refactor
W10

The Rise and Benefits of Robotic Process Automation

Wednesday, October 5, 2022 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is a term given to technology that allows developers to programmatically emulate the actions of a human to execute a business process. RPA often operates on the user interface (UI) layer to capture data or interact with an application or across multiple applications to perform tasks that are considered repetitive or time-consuming. Originally focused on business processes, many RPA solutions now integrate with SDLC tools. While the promises of easy adoption and scaling are made by almost every vendor, the reality is long-term commitment to an RPA program is...

andreas-grabner
Dynatrace
W11

DevSecOps by Default: What Have, Can and Must We Learn from Log4Shell?

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Wednesday, October 5, 2022 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

End of 2021 Log4Shell ruined many Christmas holidays for developers, architects, ITOps and especially Dev(Sec)Ops teams. How did this incident help us strengthen our software supply chain? How have DevSecOps adopted their delivery and operations orchestration to prevent using vulnerable code or react faster once a new breach is detected?

In this session we cover stories from DevSecOps teams that were on the frontlines when Log4Shell hit. We look into application security approaches and tools to detect vulnerabilities during testing, delivery as well as in production and see how...

Eran-Kinsbruner
Perforce
W13

Mastering Cross-Browser Testing with Selenium ,Cypress, and Playwright

Wednesday, October 5, 2022 - 2:45pm to 3:45pm
Agile mandates continuous testing processes. Within Agile there are various personas trying to accomplish exactly that, however, they bring different constrains including time lines, skillsets, and testing objectives. With the growing adoption of Cypress and Playwright test frameworks that appeals to front-end developers, how does Cypress...
Gerta Sheganaku
LocalStack GmbH
W17

Speed Up your Cloud Transformation by Giving Developers Back Control Over Their Dev & Test Environments

Wednesday, October 5, 2022 - 2:45pm to 3:45pm

Todays Cloud Transformation is accompanied by a number of vital policies and norms, important for delivering scalable and robust systems at high quality. Yet, the same practices can also be road-blockers for cloud developers who are striving to build bleeding-edge systems. Although fast, iterative development processes with quick feedback loops are vital to creating a culture of continuous innovation across the organization, handcuffs are all too often imposed on cloud developers by important, yet cumbersome cloud approval processes, or unnecessarily long wait times during deployment and...

Thursday, October 6

World Wide Technology
T13

Cypress Holds the Belt. Is Selenium Still in the Fight?

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Thursday, October 6, 2022 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Cypress is standing tall as the leader in today’s automated testing community. Does that mean Selenium has been knocked out? I thought so after first using Cypress to build my company’s corporate website automation suite. I loved the simplicity of the install, the stability of the test runs and the easier-to-read code, not to mention the size of the active community. Using cy.contains() made writing automated tests so easy. But all it took was one week on a client project to convince me that Selenium was not out of the fight. Cypress was not able to handle authentication with Azure AD...
Dell Technologies
Marc-Jimenez
Dell Technologies
T20

DevOps on Auto Pilot

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Thursday, October 6, 2022 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

The worst kept secret to success in our industry is speed, resiliency, and security. The multitude of tools available to help master the techniques of producing best in class software can put us into a maintenance overdose. Luckily for us, most of these tools today are now packaged as Docker containers opening an opportunity for us to rapidly set up and orchestrate their setup using Kubernetes. Using a gitOps approach, we have found a way to neatly connect a CI/CD process for setting up, maintaining, upgrading and tearing down these applications using ArgoCD and Terraform. Follow us...