In our last blog, we shared the top books about DevOps to read, and this time it is about the places online where you can find tutorials, news, and discussions about DevOps. No doubt, DevOps is trending worldwide in the software industry, and anybody who is willing to learn more about DevOps should be updated with all the latest trends. We are making this effort to share the best resources with you since we are noticing a lot of people asking questions like how they can become DevOps engineers or what it even means to "do DevOps".
DevOps is a vast topic and needs some patience and examples to understand it thoroughly. There are many aspects to successfully adopting DevOps in your organization and it's always good to learn from experts! Here is our list of recommended reading for anyone who wants to get started with core concepts or delve deeper into advanced topics.
1. The Phoenix Project: A Novel about IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win
Amazon Customer Rating: 4.6 out of 5
Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,393 in Books
About the book: In a fast-paced and entertaining way, three luminaries of the DevOps movement deliver a story that anyone who works in IT will understand and connect. Readers will not only learn how to improve their IT organizations, and they'll never view IT the same way again.
In our previous blog posts, Our journey to microservices: mono repo vs multiple repositories, we shared our thoughts and experiences on our approach with monorepo. We received a few questions after that blog on how CI and deploys go with the monorepo.
In this article we will learn how to run CI, build and deploy applications independently from a monorepo. On each PR/commit we will run tests on the service which has changed build a docker image from it and push it to a registry. This image can then be deployed to to a cluster on any supported Container Service. We will use Shippable for this scenario.
When appropriate tools & technology are available in abundance, automation is considered the primary resource to improve the efficiency of any software development process. Faster innovation cycles and speed to market are crucial to a business. With the very same principle in mind Shippable was founded so that software powered organizations could accelerate innovation. Shippable provides an integrated platform, using which you can automate your software delivery from source control to production, without needing to write complex, imperative code.
In this tutorial we will learn how to create an end to end deployment for a single service, with source code maintained in a repository on github. We will also see how to trigger tests every time the deployed environment is updated or your test cases are updated.