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DevOps for Web Development

By : Mitesh Soni
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DevOps for Web Development

By: Mitesh Soni

Overview of this book

The DevOps culture is growing at a massive rate, as many organizations are adopting it. However, implementing it for web applications is one of the biggest challenges experienced by many developers and admins, which this book will help you overcome using various tools, such as Chef, Docker, and Jenkins. On the basis of the functionality of these tools, the book is divided into three parts. The first part shows you how to use Jenkins 2.0 for Continuous Integration of a sample JEE application. The second part explains the Chef configuration management tool, and provides an overview of Docker containers, resource provisioning in cloud environments using Chef, and Configuration Management in a cloud environment. The third part explores Continuous Delivery and Continuous Deployment in AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Docker, all using Jenkins 2.0. This book combines the skills of both web application deployment and system configuration as each chapter contains one or more practical hands-on projects. You will be exposed to real-world project scenarios that are progressively presented from easy to complex solutions. We will teach you concepts such as hosting web applications, configuring a runtime environment, monitoring and hosting on various cloud platforms, and managing them. This book will show you how to essentially host and manage web applications along with Continuous Integration, Cloud Computing, Configuration Management, Continuous Monitoring, Continuous Delivery, and Deployment.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
DevOps for Web Development
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Chapter 8. Monitoring Infrastructure and Applications


"A lot of times, people don't know what they want until you show it to them."

 -- Steve Jobs

Cloud provides agility, scalability, pay as you go resources, and so on. Based on the Cloud service models, roles and responsibilities of Cloud-service providers and Cloud consumers are different. Having said that, it is equally important to know the status of the cloud resources irrespective of the Cloud deployment model including Private Cloud or Public Cloud. It is advisable to have detailed perspective of cloud resources to maintain and manage high availability and reputation.

An important thing to note here is that all resources are interdependent and if one resource is not in the sync of overall picture than main objective of providing good service and high availability is difficult to achieve. This is a scenario irrespective of the type of environment including physical, virtualized, or cloud.

This chapter describes the need of continuous...