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What is a "Walking Skeleton"?

A "Walking Skeleton" is a form of "proof of concept" of your basic architectural concept. Where a proof of concept typically focuses more on a single functionality, a "Walking Skeleton" is a ...
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Limits of, or preconditions for of Blue-Green deployment?

I must admit that I don't quite get the examples your giving. Sure, random numbers will be different between the two environments. Blue-green means simply to have two nearly identical production ...
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What is a difference between a Walking Skeleton and an MVP?

Dan is close. I think the easy way to describe the difference is that the two have different customers. The customer of the walking skeleton is the dev (and ops) team, in that it implements the ...
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What is a difference between a Walking Skeleton and an MVP?

The walking skeleton reflects the rough structure/shape of the product, but it may be entirely stubbed out (initially), meaning it may not be actually functional. The skeleton cannot move without the ...
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What is a difference between a Walking Skeleton and an MVP?

Based on the following two comments to the referenced answer in the question: @Adrian: I guess it's the delivery pipeline equivalent of a minimum viable product. @DaveSwersky This does sound ...
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