Here is an example
Checklist for V1 release on 07th Dec.
Branch - master
Tag - V 1.0.0
Repos Details -
Ownership - Identify the team members who would be responsible for the success of the deployment
Ownership: Service owners are identified. Contact information and methods are provided.
Morgan(Data Mgmt and Backend)
Piyush (Backend) - emails - (+1 647 XXXX)
Defined Service-level objectives (SLOs) / service-level agreements (SLAs):
SLO or Service Level Objective is a goal that the service provider wants to reach.
In this Release, we are targeting to launch the product adhering to the MVP details -MVP (Minimum Viable Product) Details andMVP Phase 1 Details (plus added details on Jira board), with keeping in mind the release of the XXX NETWORK (link - ).
Zero Downtime Deployments Details
Check for Auto Deploy Feature and Auto Scaling Groups
Check for Env variables Updates
Check for Secrets
Check for Docker Images Tagging and Storage and Cleanup
Configure CPU/Mem and GC settings
Deployment Rollback Strategy
Rollback Mechanism ( Via Developers Through PR)
Manual Rollback Mechanism (For immediate/ button click)
Continuous integration: When engineers commit their changes, the system kicks off automated builds, tests, and deployment to a lower-level environment.
Continuous delivery: Deploying to production involves nothing more than approval and a click of a button. Changelogs and release notes indicate what changes exist in each environment.
Static code analysis: Code is automatically scanned, formatted, or linted according to coding standards.
Database Credentials and Permission check
Database Backups and Restoring Mechanism
Security and Networking
Authentication/authorization: Each service or application requires proper authentication and authorization.
Secrets management: Secrets are secured properly in a vault or secret store. Tools like truffle hog or git-secrets scan code to identify potential secrets.
Check for VPC’s, Subnet, ACLs.
Static Ips’s And Security Group
Configure DNS Using Route 53
Monitoring and Alerting
Graphs and Thresholds check
Track availability and application and server metrics
Handbook and Troubling Shooting Steps
Doc or Confluence Link