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What are possible implementations (or examples) of the four-eyes principle?

One of the implementation on code is the Pull Request model (PR) popularized by GitHub. The main reasoning behind is that only a small set of maintainers of the product will be allowed to merge code ...
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What are possible implementations (or examples) of the four-eyes principle?

Code Reviews This is about having at least 1 other person look at the code written by somebody, eg to evaluate if it meets some predefined criteria like: Coding standards (indentations, etc). Inline ...
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How to implement the four-eyes principle for emergency fixes?

In the SCM-world where I'm mostly familiar with, the above scenario is typically addressed by what's called the "abbreviated-approval list procedure. Here is a blueprint of it: Define your business ...
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What are possible implementations (or examples) of the four-eyes principle?

These are strategies/patterns I can think of: Separation of Duty DevOps, to my view at least, does not means embodying of both dev and ops in a single person. So it is still possible to separate the ...
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Can GitHub's Pull Request model be used for implementing post approvals?

Yes, I do believe so. To explain that I need to lay some groundwork on how I have implemented something similar, I have simplified the model in an attempt to make it as clear as possible. ...
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How to implement the four-eyes principle for emergency fixes?

In the case of off-hours emergency fixes, it's more practical to require less sign-off for changes than your normal procedure. Generally, you can deploy a fix and then do post-approvals the next ...
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