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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

Why clustering ?

In Chapter 1, DevOps in the Real World, you learned about organizational alignment and why is important to shift roles in a company to accommodate DevOps tools. It is not okay anymore to just be a developer or a sysadmin; now you need to be a full stack DevOps engineer in order to get success in any project. Full stack DevOps means that you need to understand the business and the technology used in the organisation. Think about it; if you became a civil engineer instead of an IT engineer, it is mandatory to know the local rules (the business) plus the commercial names of the tools used to build roads and bridges (the technology) but also be able to coordinate their building (ops). Maybe not every engineer needs to know everything but they need to be aware of in the full picture in order to ensure the success of the project.

Coming back to containers and DevOps, making concepts simple for everyone to understand is something that's mandatory nowadays. You want to ensure that...