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Continuous Delivery: Rapid and Reliable Releases with DevOps Practices

DevOps is an emerging set of principles, methods, and practices that empower teams and organizations to rapidly deploy systems and application updates while maintaining—and even improving—quality. By lowering barriers between development, testing, and operations, DevOps practices can add tremendous business value to software projects and systems. Bob Aiello explains how to prepare for and implement continuous delivery—in both agile and non-agile environments—employing industry standard processes and automated frameworks. Bob shares DevOps best practices starting with its role early in the application lifecycle through release and application maintenance. He introduces the emerging “Infrastructure as Code” concept that automates server and system provisioning within cloud computing environments. Learn ways to overcome technical, process, and cultural challenges with DevOps. Take back a set of practical and proven practices—for automated application build, automated packaging, and automated deployment—that will put your organization on the path to rapid and reliable releases.

Bob Aiello, CM Best Practices Consulting

Editor-in-chief of CM Crossroads and author of Configuration Management Best Practices: Practical Methods that Work in the Real World, Bob Aiello is a consultant and software engineer specializing in software process improvement, including software configuration and release management. He has more than twenty-five years of experience as a technical manager at top New York City financial services firms, where he held company-wide responsibility for configuration management.

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