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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

Modern CI servers

One thing that is clear in IT is that the market moves very fast, and every few years, a new trend breaks what was considered the perfect solution for a problem. CI software is not an exception to this. In the last few years (taking into account that this book was written in 2017), Infrastructure as Code has drawn a lot of attention to the DevOps world, but in CI, its equivalent is Pipelines as Code.

Jenkins and Bamboo have added support for declarative pipelines recently, but they are not built around them.

Drone CI

Drone is probably the newest CI server in the market. I decided to introduce it in this chapter as it was a big revelation to me when I found out about it working in nearForm Ltd. By that time, I was well used to Jenkins and it suited every single use case that I could come across in my professional life, from CI to continuous delivery and sometimes even as a bastion host using a feature called callback URL, where a job could be triggered by sending an HTTP request...