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The DevOps 2.4 Toolkit

By : Viktor Farcic
Book Image

The DevOps 2.4 Toolkit

By: Viktor Farcic

Overview of this book

Building on The DevOps 2.3 Toolkit: Kubernetes, Viktor Farcic brings his latest exploration of the Docker technology as he records his journey to continuously deploying applications with Jenkins into a Kubernetes cluster. The DevOps 2.4 Toolkit: Continuously Deploying Applications with Jenkins to a Kubernetes Cluster is the latest book in Viktor Farcic’s series that helps you build a full DevOps Toolkit. This book guides readers through the process of building, testing, and deploying applications through fully automated pipelines. Within this book, Viktor will cover a wide-range of emerging topics, including an exploration of continuous delivery and deployment in Kubernetes using Jenkins. It also shows readers how to perform continuous integration inside these clusters, and discusses the distribution of Kubernetes applications, as well as installing and setting up Jenkins. Work with Viktor and dive into the creation of self-adaptive and self-healing systems within Docker.
Table of Contents (12 chapters)
Now It Is Your Turn

Installing and Setting Up Jenkins

When used by engineers, UIs are evil. They sidetrack us from repeatability and automation.

UIs do have their purpose. They are supposed to provide enough colors and random graphs for CIO, CTO, and other C-level executives and mid-level managers. Management works in multi-color, while engineers should be limited to dual-color terminals, mixed with a slightly increased color pallet of IDEs and editors we use to code. We produce commits, while managers fake interest by looking at UIs.

The preceding phrase is a bit exaggerated. It's not true that UIs are useful only to managers nor that they fake interest. At least, that's not true for all of them. UIs do provide a lot of value but, unfortunately, they are often abused to the level of even postponing or even preventing automation. We'll try to make an additional effort to remove Jenkins...