A Practical Guide to Continuous Delivery, Paperback Book

A Practical Guide to Continuous Delivery Paperback


Using Continuous Delivery, you can bring software into production more rapidly, with greater reliability.

A Practical Guide to Continuous Delivery is a 100% practical guide to building Continuous Delivery pipelines that automate rollouts, improve reproducibility, and dramatically reduce risk. Eberhard Wolff introduces a proven Continuous Delivery technology stack, including Docker, Chef, Vagrant, Jenkins, Graphite, the ELK stack, JBehave, and Gatling.

He guides you through applying these technologies throughout build, continuous integration, load testing, acceptance testing, and monitoring.

Wolff's start-to-finish example projects offer the basis for your own experimentation, pilot programs, and full-fledged deployments. A Practical Guide to Continuous Delivery is for everyone who wants to introduce Continuous Delivery, with or without DevOps.

For managers, it introduces core processes, requirements, benefits, and technical consequences.

Developers, administrators, and architects will gain essential skills for implementing and managing pipelines, and for integrating Continuous Delivery smoothly into software architectures and IT organizations. Understand the problems that Continuous Delivery solves, and how it solves themEstablish an infrastructure for maximum software automationLeverage virtualization and Platform as a Service (PAAS) cloud solutionsImplement build automation and continuous integration with Gradle, Maven, and JenkinsPerform static code reviews with SonarQube and repositories to store build artifactsEstablish automated GUI and textual acceptance testing with behavior-driven designEnsure appropriate performance via capacity testingCheck new features and problems with exploratory testingMinimize risk throughout automated production software rolloutsGather and analyze metrics and logs with Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana (ELK), and GraphiteManage the introduction of Continuous Delivery into your enterpriseArchitect software to facilitate Continuous Delivery of new capabilities


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Software Engineering
  • ISBN: 9780134691473



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