The #DevOps Handbook Series

DevOps Handbook Series Part 2: Defining DevOps Teams

Jumping into The DevOps Handbook Series halfway through? Read up on the previous installments here first: Introduction Summary Establishing the Three Ways The Three Ways Continued Begin the DevOps Methodology Having identified an appropriate value stream in the previous post, today concludes Part 2 of The DevOps Handbook. In this summary installment, we examine how […]

Written by Stefan Thorpe
The #DevOps Handbook Series

DevOps Handbook Series Part 2: Begin The DevOps Methodology

Missed out on The DevOps Handbook Series so far? Catch up with the previous installments below first: Introduction Summary Part 1: Establishing the Three Ways Part 1: The Three Ways Continued If you’re all up-to-date with the previous summaries, let’s dive into today’s installment.   Where to Begin with the DevOps Methodology Part 2 considers […]

Written by Stefan Thorpe
The #DevOps Handbook Series

DevOps Handbook Series Part 1: The Three Ways Cont.

In this week’s installment of The DevOps Handbook Series, I’ll be looking at the second half of Part 1. As mentioned previously, all credit for the book’s material goes to authors and founders of the DevOps movement Gene Kim, Jez Humble, Patrick Debois, and John Willis. I’m simply here to provide the Handbook’s key lessons […]

Written by Stefan Thorpe
The #DevOps Handbook Series

DevOps Handbook Series Part 1: The Three Ways

Continuing my summary of The DevOps Handbook, this week we look at the first half of Part 1. We begin with an overview of DevOps and how it is a “result of applying Lean principles to the technology value stream.” Finally, we outline the first of The Three Ways: Flow, Feedback, and Continual Learning and […]

Written by Stefan Thorpe
The #DevOps Handbook Series

The DevOps Handbook: An Introduction Summary

Want to read The DevOps Handbook but don’t have the time? Concerned it may be too technical? Or just overwhelmed by the sheer volume of the book? No fear. I’ve read the book, filtered through the information, and have drawn all the key points together. This way you can optimize your time and learn faster. […]

Written by Stefan Thorpe
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Setup a High-Availability Docker Swarm Stack on AWS

Summary: In this article, you’ll find several CloudFormation templates. They will help you set up and deploy a High-Availability Docker stack so you can easily install Docker Swarm on AWS. You can have a Docker-ready environment in minutes by launching each stack in the order below. Satisfying DevOps best practices means repeatable infrastructure and application […]

Written by JP La Torre

High-Availability WordPress Cluster with Docker Swarm & EFS

Summary: In this article, we’ll cover step-by-step how to setup and deploy a High-availability WordPress cluster based on Docker Swarm and Amazon’s Elastic Filesystem (EFS). By following these simple steps, you’ll have a clean install of WordPress running on Docker Swarm: Create EFS volume Mount EFS globally Create RDS database Deploy WordPress Scaling WordPress WordPress […]

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5 Steps to Transformational Leadership

Since its inception, the DevOps movement has been praised for revolutionizing the collaboration between development and operations technicians. The yearly State of DevOps Report presented by DORA and Puppet continues to demonstrate the widening statistical gap in performance between IT teams that have already incorporated DevOps and those who haven’t. Understandably then, DevOps is often […]

Written by Stefan Thorpe
2017 State of #DevOpsReport

A Reflection on Puppet & DORA’s State of DevOps Report 2017

This week saw Puppet’s release of its annual State of DevOps report; the oft-quoted research that every DevOps practitioner across the globe will be intimate with. In collaboration with DORA—DevOps Research and Assessment—Puppet has been measuring the evolutionary impact of DevOps on IT performance for the last six years through a survey of a record 27,000 […]

Written by Stefan Thorpe
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The DevOps Myth: Just What Is DevOps?

DevOps should not and cannot exist in a vacuum. In order to be successful, it must be fully integrated across the organization and throughout the entire product lifecycle. The true magic of DevOps happens when you align development, operations, and IT teams in a cross-functional way. It’s often remarked that DevOps is not a role or a tool. This is true. It is a culture. DevOps, done correctly, is a collaborative effort between your whole team.

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