Naive Backend Developer Meets DevOps

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“I’ve got half an hour, why don’t I deploy this as a Kubernetes cluster?” I thought. After all, the project was simple. A RESTful Rails backend. Basic CRUD, nothing fancy. So how hard could it be? Twenty minutes of Googling later, I learned about CI/CD for the first time. Automated pipelines? Sounded slick to me. “I’ll integrate that too!” I thought.