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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

Other cloud providers

Unfortunately, there is a limit to the number of concepts we can develop in a book, and in this case, we are going to focus on AWS and GCP, as they are the most feature-full cloud providers in the market.

I always try to adopt an open mindset regarding technology, and there are three providers that I think you should know about:

  • DigitalOcean
  • Heroku
  • Azure

They have a lot to offer and they all are up to speed with the new trends of DevOps and security.


Heroku's battle horse is this phrase: build apps, not infrastructure. That is a powerful message. Basically, Heroku is going full throttle with the PaaS concept Platform as a Service, allowing you to avoid maintaining the underlying infrastructure: just specify what you want to run (for example, a Node.js application) and the scale.

With this powerful philosophy, Heroku allows you to easily deploy instances of your application, databases, or communication buses, such as Kafka, with a few clicks and without all the hassle...