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Implementing Modern DevOps

By : Danny Varghese, David Gonzalez
Book Image

Implementing Modern DevOps

By: Danny Varghese, David Gonzalez

Overview of this book

This book follows a unique approach to modern DevOps using cutting-edge tools and technologies such as Ansible, Kubernetes, and Google Cloud Platform. This book starts by explaining the organizational alignment that has to happen in every company that wants to implement DevOps in order to be effective, and the use of cloud datacenters in combination with the most advanced DevOps tools to get the best out of a small team of skilled engineers. It also delves into how to use Kubernetes to run your applications in Google Cloud Platform, minimizing the friction and hassle of maintaining a cluster but ensuring its high availability. By the end of this book, you will be able to realign teams in your company and create a Continuous Delivery pipeline with Kubernetes and Docker. With strong monitoring in place, you will also be able to react to adverse events in your system, minimizing downtime and improving the overall up-time and stability of your system.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Title Page
About the Author
About the Reviewer
Customer Feedback

Amazon Web Services

Amazon is by far the biggest online retailer with an almost worldwide presence. Everyone has heard about Amazon and the possibilities that this type of store present to the busy society of the 21st century: they offer home delivery of pretty much anything that can be bought in a conventional store.

Amazon was founded in 1994 by Jeff Bezos, and since then, it has grown consistently every year, offering more and more products and services, but at some point, they got into the cloud computing business. It makes sense that a big company such as Amazon needs a lot of processing power, is reliable, and is able to adapt to the necessities of the business quickly.

Initially, the cloud services were an internal solution to satisfy the high availability needs of the business as well as have the capacity to grow in a uniform way. This created a lot of expertise within the company in building a top notch Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) that, at some point, they realized could be...