DevOps for the Desperate (No Starch Press)
Wednesday, 20 July 2022

This book introduces fundamental concepts software developers need to know to flourish in a modern DevOps environment including infrastructure as code, configuration management, security, containerization and orchestration, monitoring and alerting, and troubleshooting. Bradley Smith provides hands-on examples to learn how to tackle common DevOps tasks.

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The book begins with an exploration of DevOps concepts using Vagrant and Ansible to build systems with repeatable and predictable states, including configuring a host with user-based security. Next up is a crash course on containerization, orchestration, and delivery using Docker, Kubernetes, and a CI/CDpipeline. The book concludes with a primer in monitoring and alerting with tips for troubleshootingcommon host and application issues.

Author: Bradley Smith
Publisher: No Starch
Date: July 2022
Pages: 176
ISBN: 978-1718502482
Print: 1718502486
Kindle: B09M82VY43
Audience: Developers working in DevOps
Level: Intermediate
Category: Methodology

 

  • Use Ansible to manage users and groups, and enforce complex passwords
  • Create a security policy for administrative permissions, and automate a host-based firewall
  • Get started with Docker to containerize applications, use Kubernetes for orchestration, and deploycode using a CI/CD pipeline
  • Build a monitoring stack, investigate common metric patterns, and trigger alerts
  • Troubleshoot and analyze common issues and errors found on hosts

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