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Implementing DevOps on AWS

By : Vaselin Kantsev
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Implementing DevOps on AWS

By: Vaselin Kantsev

Overview of this book

Knowing how to adopt DevOps in your organization is becoming an increasingly important skill for developers, whether you work for a start-up, an SMB, or an enterprise. This book will help you to drastically reduce the amount of time spent on development and increase the reliability of your software deployments on AWS using popular DevOps methods of automation. To start, you will get familiar with the concept of IaC and will learn to design, deploy, and maintain AWS infrastructure. Further on, you’ll see how to design and deploy a Continuous Integration platform on AWS using either open source or AWS provided tools/services. Following on from the delivery part of the process, you will learn how to deploy a newly created, tested, and verified artefact to the AWS infrastructure without manual intervention. You will then find out what to consider in order to make the implementation of Configuration Management easier and more effective. Toward the end of the book, you will learn some tricks and tips to optimize and secure your AWS environment. By the end of the book, you will have mastered the art of implementing DevOps practices onto AWS.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Implementing DevOps on AWS
About the Author
About the Reviewer
Customer Feedback
Free Chapter
What is DevOps and Should You Care?
Build, Test, and Release Faster with Continuous Integration

Chapter 1. What is DevOps and Should You Care?

DevOps can be seen as an extension of the successful and well established Agile methodology. Bringing operations into the picture helps the advance from continuous (Agile) development to integration to deployment, but more importantly it helps build a better working environment, one with stronger cross-team relationships.

If I had to describe DevOps in one word, it would be collaboration. The genuine willingness of both the Dev and Ops camps to work together is the foundation, the most important aspect of the philosophy.

DevOps appears as the meeting point in the following diagram:

In this chapter we will go through the following topics:

  • What is DevOps?

  • Questions you should ask yourself before adopting it