Get Slack Notifications For System Upgrade

Have we initiated the deployment? Has the deployment finished? How does it look after the deployment? These are typical questions people will frequently ask. Especially managers and key holders.

Thanks to Slack, team can sync up much easier than before. With more and more DevOps adoptions, we’re more likely to have one-button click deployment.

Let’s automatically send out slack notifications for system upgrade. Better sync up, More under control.

Get Slack Notifications For System Upgrade


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Why We Need Slack Notifications

  1. Different people may want to check upgrade process.
  2. Track upgrade history for further trouble shooting.

Backbone: Deployment Automation + Jenkins + Slack

Let’s assume:

  1. We can do one command deployment.
  2. Monitoring system is properly configured.

Get Slack Notifications For System Upgrade

Thus we can wrap up the deployment automation scripts as a Jenkins job. And enable slack Jenkins plugin. Then configure the job to send slack notification, whenever the job starts or ends.

Get Slack Notifications For System Upgrade

Bring it all together, here is an demo.

Get Slack Notifications For System Upgrade

All right, we’re more under control now. And fuzzy warming feeling.

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