What Exactly Is Blue-Green Deployment?
Blue-green deployments refer to a Continuous Delivery technique that aims to eliminate deployment downtime and enables almost instant rollbacks. The method involves setting up two production environments, Blue and Green, that are nearly identical.
The Challenge of Automating Deployment
Automating deployment poses a challenge when it comes to transitioning software from the final testing stage to live production. The process must be executed quickly to minimize downtime. The blue-green deployment approach provides a solution by leveraging two identical production environments.