Episode 117 – Planning Maintenance

Welcome to Episode 117

Main Topic

  • Preparing for Maintenance
    • How do you make sure a new deployment is ready for prime time? 
      • Testing
    • How do you plan a maintenance window? 
      • Do you have pre-set maintenance windows?
      • What is considered “down time” for your business? 
        • Or maybe just what isnt prime time?
    • How do you prepare your team for a go-live? 
      • Is your new deployment well defined?
        • Documentation
        • Architecture diagrams?
        • Can another admin jump in using your docs and troubleshoot a problem?
      • Has it passed whatever security checks your business has?
      • What about vendor involvement? 
    • How do you spend the first week (or weeks?) after go-live? 
      • Increased monitoring
      • How do you “operationalize”? 




Watch us live on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month! Subscribe and hit the bell! https://www.youtube.com/IronSysadminPodcast 




Discord Community: https://discord.gg/wmxvQ4c2H6 

Find us on Twitter, and Facebook!

Subscribe wherever you find podcasts!

And don’t forget about our patreon! https://patreon.com/ironsysadmin 

Intro and Outro music credit: Tri Tachyon, Digital MK 2

Listen to epside:

Share via
Copy link