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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

Chapter 8. Release Management – Continuous Delivery

Release management has been always the boring part of software development. It is the discussion where people from different teams (operations, management, development, and so on) put all the details together to plan how to deploy a new version of one of the apps from the company (or various others).

This is usually a big event that happens at 4 a.m. in the morning, and it is a binary event: we either succeed in releasing the new version or we fail and have to roll back.

Stress and tension are the common denominators in these type of deployments, and above everything else, we are playing against the statistics.

In this chapter, you are going to learn how to create a continuous delivery pipeline and deploy a microservices-based system to update it, keeping all the lights on.

We will specifically cover the following topics:

  • Playing against the statistics
  • The test system
  • Setting up a continuous delivery pipeline for images
  • Setting up Jenkins
  • Continuous...