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Talking Migration with LaunchDarkly How to Ship Platforms as Features

We all know you can ship new features in your application with LaunchDarkly. But what if your feature was a new database or API? What if it was a move to a whole new cloud? We talk about migration a lot, but have you ever wanted to see it built into an application? LaunchDarkly’s Developer Relations team will take you through how you can use feature flags to ship “Migration” faster with more control and less risk. We’ll implement a new database in code, release a new API, and explore how you can use LaunchDarkly’s new contexts functionality to control your blast radius – and ship to more than just users. By the end of this session, you’ll have learned how to: - Mitigate migration risk within 200ms - Gain better control over the capabilities of your application - Utilize custom contexts to let you specify who experiences your features How to Migrate a Database blog post: #LaunchDarkly #Migrations #FeatureManagement #FeatureFlags #DevOps #AppDev #CICD Subscribe to LaunchDarkly: Learn more about LaunchDarkly: Website: LinkedIn: Twitter: About LaunchDarkly: Feature management allows development teams to innovate faster by fundamentally transforming how software is delivered to customers. With the ability to gradually release new software features to any segment of users on any platform, DevOps teams can standardize safe releases at scale, accelerate their journey to the cloud and collaborate more effectively with business teams. Today, LaunchDarkly deploys peaks of 20 trillion feature flags each day, and that number continues to grow. Founded in 2014 in Oakland, California by Edith Harbaugh and John Kodumal, LaunchDarkly has been named on the Forbes Cloud 100 list, InfoWorld’s 2021 Technology of the Year list, and the Enterprise Tech 30 list.