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The DevOps Handbook
How to Create World-Class Agility, Reliability, and Security in Technology Organizations
Gene Kim - Oct 06, 2016 (first published in 2015)
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Increase profitability, elevate work culture, and exceed productivity goals through DevOps practices.More than ever, the effective management of technology is critical for business competitiveness. For decades, technology leaders have struggled to balance agility, reliability, and security. The consequences of failure have never been greater whethe...
The Phoenix Project
A Novel about IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win
Gene Kim - Feb 27, 2018 (first published in 2013)
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Five years after this sleeper hit took on the world of IT and flipped it on its head, the 5th Anniversary Edition of The Phoenix Project continues to guide IT in the DevOps revolution. In this newly updated and expanded edition of the bestselling The Phoenix Project, co-author Gene Kim includes a new afterword and a deeper delve into the Three Ways...
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Jeffrey Snover
Continuous Delivery
Reliable Software Releases through Build, Test, and Deployment Automation (Addison-Wesley Signature Series (Fowler))
Jez Humble - Aug 05, 2010
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Winner of the 2011 Jolt Excellence Award!Getting software released to users is often a painful, risky, and time-consuming process. This groundbreaking new book sets out the principles and technical practices that enable rapid, incremental delivery of high quality, valuable new functionality to users. Through automation of the build, deployment, and...
Effective DevOps
Building a Culture of Collaboration, Affinity, and Tooling at Scale
Jennifer Davis - Jun 28, 2016
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This practical guide addresses technical, cultural, and managerial challenges of implementing and maintaining a DevOps culture by describing failures and successes. Authors Katherine Daniels and Jennifer Davis provide with actionable strategies you can use to engineer sustainable changes in your environment regardless of your level within your orga...
Accelerate
The Science of Lean Software and DevOps
Nicole Forsgren - Mar 27, 2018
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Does technology actually matter? And how can we apply technology to drive business value? For years, we've been told that the performance of software delivery teams doesn't matter--that it can't provide a competitive advantage to our companies. Through four years of groundbreaking research, Dr. Nicole Forsgren, Jez Humble, and Gene Kim set out to f...
Leading the Transformation
Applying Agile and DevOps Principles at Scale
Gary Gruver - Aug 01, 2015
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Software is becoming more and more important across a broad range of industries, yet most technology executives struggle to deliver software improvements their businesses require.Leading-edge companies like Amazon and Google are applying DevOps and Agile principles to deliver large software projects faster than anyone thought possible. But most exe...
Practical DevOps
Implement DevOps in your organization by effectively building, deploying, testing, and monitoring code, 2nd Edition
Joakim Verona - May 30, 2018
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Harness the power of DevOps to boost your skill set and make your IT organization perform better About This Book Get to know the background of DevOps so you understand the collaboration between different aspects of an IT organization and a software developer Improve your organization's performance to ensure smooth production of software and service...
Building Microservices
Designing Fine-Grained Systems
Sam Newman - Feb 19, 2015 (first published in 2014)
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Distributed systems have become more fine-grained in the past 10 years, shifting from code-heavy monolithic applications to smaller, self-contained microservices. But developing these systems brings its own set of headaches. With lots of examples and practical advice, this book takes a holistic view of the topics that system architects and administ...
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Mark Russinovich
Site Reliability Engineering
How Google Runs Production Systems
Niall Richard Murphy - Apr 19, 2016
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The overwhelming majority of a software system's lifespan is spent in use, not in design or implementation. So, why does conventional wisdom insist that software engineers focus primarily on the design and development of large-scale computing systems?In this collection of essays and articles, key members of Google's Site Reliability Team explain ho...
The Practice of System and Network Administration, Second Edition
Thomas A. Limoncelli - Jul 15, 2007 (first published in 2001)
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The first edition of The Practice of System and Network Administration introduced a generation of system and network administrators to a modern IT methodology. Whether you use Linux, Unix, or Windows, this newly revised edition describes the essential practices previously handed down only from mentor to protege. This wonderfully lucid, often funn...
The Goal
A Process of Ongoing Improvement
Eliyahu M. Goldratt - Jun 01, 2014 (first published in 1984)
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Written in a fast-paced thriller style, 'The Goal' contains a serious message for all managers in industry and explains the ideas which underline the Theory of Constraints developed by the author....
Time Management for System Administrators by Thomas A. Limoncelli
Infrastructure as Code by Kief Morris
Start and Scaling Devops in the Enterprise by Gary Gruver
UNIX and Linux System Administration Handbook by Evi Nemeth
Unix and Linux System Administration Handbook by Ben Whaley Trent R. Hein Garth Snyder Evi Nemeth
Practice of Cloud System Administration, The by Thomas Limoncelli
Securing DevOps by Julien Vehent
DevOps by Len Bass
The DevOps 2.1 Toolkit by Viktor Farcic
Measure What Matters by John Doerr
Network Warrior by Gary A. Donahue
Learn Windows PowerShell in a Month of Lunches by Donald W. Jones
Programming Perl by Larry Wall
The Principles of Product Development Flow by Donald G. Reinertsen
Essential System Administration by Æleen Frisch
The Visible Ops Handbook by Kevin Behr