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The DevOps Handbook: How to Create World-Class Agility, Reliability, & Security in Technology Organizations by [Gene Kim, Jez Humble, Patrick Debois, John Willis, Nicole Forsgren]

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Gene Kim is a multiple award-winning CTO, researcher, and author. He was founder and CTO of Tripwire for 13 years. He has written four books, including The Phoenix Project: A Novel About IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win." He is passionate about IT operations, security and compliance, and how IT organizations successfully transform from "good to great." He lives in Portland, Oregon. Patrick Debois is an independent IT-consultant who is bridging the gap between projects and operations by using Agile techniques both in development, project management and system administration. JohnWillis has worked in the IT management industry for more than 30 years. He has authored six IBM Redbooks for IBM on enterprise systems management and was the founder and chief architect at Chain Bridge Systems. He lives in Atlanta, Georgia. JezHumble is Vice-President at Chef. He has worked with a variety of platforms and technologies, consulting for non-profits, telecoms, financial services, and online retail companies. His focus is on helping organizations deliver valuable, high-quality software frequently and reliably through implementing effective engineering practices. He lives in San Francisco, California. John Allspaw has worked in systems operations for over fourteen years in biotech, government and online media. He started out tuning parallel clusters running vehicle crash simulations for the U.S. government, and then moved on to the Internet in 1997. He built the backing infrastructures at Salon.com, InfoWorld.com, Friendster, and Flickr. He is now VP of Tech Operations at Etsy, and is the author of "The Art of Capacity Planning" and "Web Operations" published by O'Reilly. --This text refers to the paperback edition.

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Gene Kim is a multiple award-winning CTO, researcher and bestselling author. He was founder and CTO of Tripwire for 13 years. He has written six books. Since 2014, he has been the founder of IT Revolution and the organizer of the DevOps Enterprise Summit. Jez Humble is co-author of several books on software including Shingo Publication Award winner Accelerate, Jolt Award winner Continuous Delivery, and The DevOps Handbook. He has spent his career tinkering with code, infrastructure, and product development in companies of varying sizes across three continents. He works for Google Cloud as a technology advocate and teaches at UC Berkeley. Patrick Debois is the Director of DevOps Relations and Advisor at Snyk. In 2009 he coined the word DevOps by organizing the first devopsdays event, as is now often known as one of the grandfathers of DevOps. He organized conferences all over the world to collect and spread new ideas. John Willis is Senior Director of the Global Transformation Office at Red Hat. Prior to Red Hat, he was the Director of Ecosystem Development for Docker. John was one of the earliest cloud evangelists and is considered one of the founders of the DevOps movement. John is the author of 7 IBM Redbooks, as well as co-author of the The DevOps Handbook and Beyond the Phoenix Project. --This text refers to the paperback edition.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B09G2GS39R
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ IT Revolution Press; 2 edition (30 November 2021)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 19316 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Enabled
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  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 720 pages
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Jonathan
2.0 out of 5 stars Not a handbook
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 15 March 2019
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Gavin Deadman
5.0 out of 5 stars This is the most comprehensive and practical DevOps guide out
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 7 October 2021
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5.0 out of 5 stars This is the most comprehensive and practical DevOps guide out
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 7 October 2021
This is the best book I’ve read on DevOps and it follows on nicely from Gene Kim’s other book The Phoenix Project.

It’s quite easy to think that DevOps practices are just something that dev teams deal with and the value is simply just an increase in throughput, but the book provides clarity on the colossal value that adopting a DevOps culture and the principles can have on teams, the business, and customers.

Throughout the book, Gene echoes the importance of having the whole product team (product manager, designer and several engineers)) involved in the transformation, as well as focusing on outcomes, and to achieve outcomes you need to collect data and learn through experimentation which is covered in the book too.

Gene gives good advice that it’s important to avoid funding projects and instead you should fund services and products: “A way to enable high-performing outcomes is to create stable service teams with ongoing funding to execute their own strategy and road map of initiatives”.

This is the most comprehensive and practical DevOps guide out there and the layout makes the content easy to digest. The book covers:

– History leading up to DevOps, and Lean thinking
– Agile, and continuous delivery
– Value streams
– How to design your organisation and architecture
– Integrating security, change management, and compliance

The principles and tech practices of:
1. Flow
2. Feedback
3. Continual Learning and Experimentation

“Our goal is to enable market-oriented outcomes where many small teams can quickly and independently deliver value to the customer”
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5.0 out of 5 stars If you're looking for an up to date review this is your book.
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 3 September 2018
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4.0 out of 5 stars Useful reference and perfect companion to the Phoenix Project
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 12 December 2017
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JurorNumber8, UK
5.0 out of 5 stars The best, most digestible and useful work-related book I ever read.
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 19 June 2020
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