Vivek Ganesan

Vivek Ganesan

Agile/DevOps Coach at SolutionsIQ

Presenter Bio

Vivek Ganesan is the author of the book 'Blameless Continuous Integration'. He helps organizations to be better and happier than they are. Vivek is an Agile Practitioner. He is a Certified Agile Coach, SAFe Agilist, Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), Kanban Management Professional a learner and a public speaker too. He spoke in multiple Agile and DevOps conferences across India.

Vivek is an open-source enthusiast and has contributed to open-source projects like, Hadoop, HBase, Karma, Bitcoin, etc. He also authored some tutorials in the Community Tutorials section of Hortonworks Sandbox VM.

Session Title

Reinventing DevOps Practices for Blockchain Applications

Session Theme


Session Overview

With the arrival of distributed applications that run on Blockchain, it is essential to rethink some of the basic aspects of DevOps. Few things that we take for granted in DevOps area are either irrelevant, impossible or too costly for blockchain applications. This session aims to explore the changes that the blockchain apps bring to the DevOps arena, using a hands-on demo of a sample blockchain apps.

Session Agenda

  • Introduction
  • Blockchain - A layman's explanation
  • How blockchain apps are different from traditional apps?
  • Demo of Different tools
  • Hands-on demo on "DevOps for Blockchain apps" (Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, Monitoring with focus on TDD, BDD, etc.)
  • Summary
  • Q & A

Session Takeaways

  • Understanding the unique features and differences in blockchain apps
  • New practices for implementing DevOps in blockchain apps
  • Inspiration to try out few things in this niche area


90 Mins