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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

Software development life cycle

The software development life cycle is the diagram of our day to day activity as software engineers wait, this book is about DevOps; what are we doing talking about software engineering? Well, in theory, DevOps is the role of the IT activity that covers the full life cycle of a software component, from the inception to the release and further maintenance. Nowadays, many companies are hiring DevOps engineers on the basis of hiring system administrators on steroids that even though it works, it completely misses the biggest advantage of the DevOps role: having someone on the team with exposure to all the aspects of the software so that problems can be solved quickly without involving people from different teams in the majority of the cases.

Before proceeding further, let's take a look at how the software development life cycle works:

This is the most classical and studied software development life cycle in IT literacy, something that everyone has gone through...