How I unintentionally patched all of Target's edge servers during the day without impact

Have you ever wanted to patch all your nodes, and accidentally done it instead of staging your change? I was leading edge compute configuration at Target when my release updated the OS kernel on 6,000 production servers. Learn about the best practices used to avoid impact and what went wrong.



Stephanie Culver

Stephanie has been engineering large scale platforms for the past 10 years, focusing on reducing maintenance through DevOps practices and adoption of configuration as code to meet strategic business