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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


Kubernetes is the jewel of the crown of the containers orchestration. The product itself was vamped by Google leveraging years of knowledge on how to run containers in production. Initially, it was an internal system used to run Google services, but at some point, it became a public project. Nowadays, it is an open source project maintained by few companies (Red Hat, Google, and so on) and is used by thousands of companies.

At the time of writing this, the demand for Kubernetes engineers has skyrocketed up to a point that companies are willing to hire people without expertise in the field but with a good attitude to learn new technologies.

Kubernetes has become so popular due to, in my opinion, the following factors:

  • It solves all the deployment problems
  • It automates micro services' operations
  • It provides a common language to connect ops and development with a clean interface
  • Once it is setup, it is very easy to operate

Nowadays, one of the biggest problems in companies that want to...