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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

Google Cloud Platform

Google has always been at the top of the hill when it comes to technology. Surprisingly, Google didn't have a federated layer of services; instead, it offered every service separately, which was far from ideal in providing a solid platform for developers to build applications on top of it. In order to solve that, they released Google Cloud Platform, which is a collection of services (infrastructure as a service, platform as a service, containers and big data, as well as many other features) that enables developers and companies to build highly reliable and scalable systems with some of the most up-to-date features, such as Kubernetes and a set of unique machine learning APIs.

The interface is also one of the main points in Google Cloud: it offers you a web console where you basically have an available ssh Terminal that is connected to all your services, and you can operate from there without the need for any configuration on your local machine. Another good point in...