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Wayfair Code Deployment, Part 3

If you haven’t already read the overview of our deployment system or the architecture of our deployment server you might want to check those posts out first. In this article I will discuss how we deploy code in a unique way that gives us all the flexibility of the symlink…

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Eric Ries and the Lean Startup

Last January Eric Ries was kind enough to host a continuous deployment breakfast at Wayfair. It was a great discussion, and we were happy to learn that we have independently arrived at similar conclusions over the last 9 years, and built a system that aligns closely with some of the…

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Wayfair Code Deployment, Part 2

The architecture of the deployment system In the last post I explained our deployment system goals and the basic architecture. Now that stage is set, let’s get into the details of the architecture from the deployment server perspective. As we designed the deployment server we wanted to keep the interface…

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Continuous Improvement

The Wayfair Engineering team isn’t really on the continuous integration bandwagon, but our deployment model comes pretty close naturally because of our desire for continuous improvement. In the block to the right of the homepage we are displaying the number of code deployments that engineers at Wayfair have done over…

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Wayfair Code Deployment

Part 1 of a series on Code Deployment at Wayfair Code Deployment at Wayfair has always been about creating the fastest and most friction free deployment process possible . Architecture History For the last 9 years our platform has been primarily a Classic ASP environment on a Windows Server…

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