Developer Driven DevOps as a Learning Tool

We look at a simple pattern to introducing developer-driven devops to our team. We want our developers to have direct access & ownership of infrastructure code; but we want to minimize environment setup and maintenance. We’re trying out applying a pattern of ‘Docker-containers-as-build-steps’ to encapsulate the environment for executing infrastructure automation scripts. Our first stab is a very quick wrapper around the GCloud and Kubectl clients; we’re using the Google cloud-builders for the clients.

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