Metrics of Software Delivery

The “golden metrics” of software delivery performance are:

  1. Deployment frequency
    • How frequently is the team deploying?
  2. Lead time for changes
    • How long does it take to get code successfully running in production?
  3. Time to restore service
    • How long does it take to recover from an incident?
  4. Change failure rate
    • What percentage of changes to production result in degraded service?

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