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Best Books for Devops

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Best Books for Devops
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The DevOps Handbook
How to Create World-Class Agility, Reliability, and Security in Technology Organizations
Gene Kim - 2016-10-06 (first published in 2015)
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Discover how DevOps practices can increase profitability, elevate work culture, and exceed productivity goals while effectively managing technology. The DevOps Handbook shows how to integrate Product Management, Development, QA, IT Operations, and Information Security to replicate incredible outcomes achieved by high performers such as Google, Amazon, Facebook and Netflix. Learn technical practices of flow, feedback, and continual learning through a comprehensive table of contents and appendices, including the convergence of DevOps, the Toyota Andon Cord, and post-mortem meetings. Elevate your company and win in the marketplace with this essential guide.
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The Phoenix Project
A Novel about IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win
Gene Kim - 2013-01-10
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An essential read for anyone invested in IT, The Phoenix Project has been updated for its 5th anniversary edition. Co-author Gene Kim provides a deeper exploration of the Three Ways as described in The DevOps Handbook, offering practical guidance for IT teams adapting to the DevOps revolution. Whether you're a newcomer or a returning reader, this updated classic is a must-have for anyone looking to propel their team into the future of IT.
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Jeffrey Snover
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Continuous Delivery
Reliable Software Releases through Build, Test, and Deployment Automation (Addison-Wesley Signature Series (Fowler))
Jez Humble - 2010-08-05
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Discover how to streamline the software delivery process with this groundbreaking new book. Learn the principles and technical practices for rapid, high-quality functionality delivery to users, even for complex projects. Authors Jez Humble and David Farley introduce the deployment pipeline, automated infrastructure management, configuration management, virtualization, and more. With their expert guidance, you'll improve collaboration between developers, testers, and operations, and reduce the risk and time involved in bringing software to users. Perfect for developers, testers, systems administrators, and managers looking to streamline software delivery.
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Effective DevOps
Building a Culture of Collaboration, Affinity, and Tooling at Scale
Jennifer Davis - 2015-05-01
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Learn how to implement and maintain a successful DevOps culture with this practical guide. Addressing technical, cultural, and managerial challenges, two expert authors share real-world examples of both failures and successes. With actionable strategies suited for all levels within an organization, you'll be equipped to engineer sustainable changes in any environment.
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The Science of Lean Software and DevOps
Nicole Forsgren - 2018-03-07
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Discover how technology can drive business value in "Accelerate," the result of four years of groundbreaking research by Dr. Nicole Forsgren, Jez Humble, and Gene Kim. Learn how to measure software delivery performance and what capabilities are needed to drive higher performance. Don't miss out on this scientific look at the importance of technology in business.
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The DevOps Adoption Playbook
A Guide to Adopting DevOps in a Multi-Speed IT Enterprise
Sanjeev Sharma - 2017-02-20
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Learn how to implement DevOps at enterprise scale with The DevOps Adoption Playbook. Author Sanjeev Sharma, who heads the DevOps practice for IBM, offers practical, actionable guidance and unique insight on how to implement DevOps in large organizations. Discover how DevOps can revolutionize enterprise IT by delivering high-value applications and systems with velocity and agility. Overcome enterprise-level challenges with a slight shift in perspective and stay ahead of the competition while keeping costs, risks, and quality under control. The DevOps Adoption Playbook is the 2017 DevOps Book of the Year and shows you how to slip production into the fast lane and innovate your way to the top.
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Leading the Transformation
Applying Agile and DevOps Principles at Scale
Gary Gruver - 2015-07-26
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"Leading the Transformation" is a must-read executive guide for anyone looking to improve software development and delivery. In today's world, software is crucial to a wide range of industries, but it can pose difficult challenges for technology executives. Gary Gruver presents a clear framework for transforming legacy systems and processes, giving executives the tools they need to coordinate work across teams and scale Agile and DevOps principles effectively. Get ready to lead the way with this groundbreaking book.
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Practical DevOps
Implement DevOps in your organization by effectively building, deploying, testing, and monitoring code, 2nd Edition
Joakim Verona - 2016-02-16
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Unlock the power of DevOps and improve your IT organization's performance with this practical guide. Learn about the collaboration between different aspects of an IT organization and a software developer, set up tools for efficiency, design applications suitable for continuous deployment, test code using automation, and monitor code health to ensure smooth production of software and services. Aimed at developers, system administrators, and operations personnel, this book is a technical guide to DevOps with practical examples suitable for hands-on learning.
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Site Reliability Engineering
How Google Runs Production Systems
Niall Richard Murphy - 2016-04-26
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Discover how Google's Site Reliability Team has successfully built, deployed, monitored, and maintained some of the largest software systems in the world in this collection of essays and articles. Learn the principles and practices that can make your own systems more scalable, reliable, and efficient. Divided into four sections, you'll explore the different aspects of site reliability engineering, from its introduction and principles to the day-to-day work of an SRE, and Google's management best practices.
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Building Microservices
Designing Fine-Grained Systems
Sam Newman - 2015-03-03 (first published in 2014)
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This book explores the shift from monolithic applications to self-contained microservices in the past decade, providing practical advice for developing, managing, and evolving microservice architectures. Author Sam Newman grounds readers in the concepts and provides current solutions for modeling, testing, deploying, and monitoring autonomous services. With a focus on aligning system design with organizational goals, this book covers integration, incremental codebase splitting, continuous integration, testing, monitoring, and security. Follow a fictional company to understand how microservice architecture impacts a single domain, and explore the complexities of scaling microservice architectures.
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Mark Russinovich
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The Goal
Eliyahu M. Goldratt - 2004-01-01
UNIX and Linux System Administration Handbook by Evi Nemeth
The Practice of System and Network Administration, Second Edition by Thomas A. Limoncelli
Infrastructure as Code by Kief Morris
The Unicorn Project by Gene Kim
Start and Scaling Devops in the Enterprise by Gary Gruver
Time Management for System Administrators by Thomas A. Limoncelli
Practice of Cloud System Administration, The by Thomas Limoncelli
DevOps by Len Bass
Next Gen DevOps by Grant Smith
Measure What Matters by John Doerr
Securing DevOps by Julien Vehent
The DevOps 2.1 Toolkit by Viktor Farcic
Production-Ready Microservices by Susan J. Fowler
Ansible by Lorin Hochstein
DevOps with Kubernetes by Hideto Saito
Turn the Ship Around! by L. David Marquet
The Mythical Man-Month by Frederick P. Brooks Jr.
Antifragile by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Crossing the Chasm by Geoffrey A. Moore
Start with Why by Simon Sinek
Learn Windows PowerShell in a Month of Lunches by Donald W. Jones
The Linux Command Line by William Shotts
The Startup Way by Eric Ries
The Principles of Product Development Flow by Donald G. Reinertsen
Programming Perl by Larry Wall
Network Warrior by Gary A. Donahue
Essential System Administration by Æleen Frisch
Learning Perl, 5th Edition by Randal Schwartz
The Visible Ops Handbook by Kevin Behr
Cloud Native DevOps with Kubernetes by John Arundel
Lean UX by Jeff Gothelf
Making Work Visible by Dominica Degrandis
The Site Reliability Workbook by Betsy Beyer
Go in Practice by Matt Butcher
Cloud Native Patterns by Cornelia Davis
Sense and Respond by Jeff Gothelf