DevOps in the SpotLight

VST18 Testing in Production Using Azure and Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS)

12/04/2018

4:15pm - 5:30pm

Level: Intermediate

Colin Dembovsky

Solution Architect

10th Magnitude

When it comes to testing, there's no place like production! But how do you test in production and minimize risk simultaneously? How do you know if new code is better or producing the desired results? In this demo-rich session, learn effective techniques such as how to add effective telemetry to provide test data; how and when to use feature flags, and A/B testing using Azure Web Apps, LaunchDarkly, Application Insights and VSTS.

You will learn:

  • Instrumenting code with Application Insights
  • When and how to use feature flags
  • Using Azure Web app deployment slots for A/B testing