By Jez Humble, David Farley
Winner of the 2011 Jolt Excellence Award!
Getting software program published to clients is usually a painful, dicy, and time-consuming process.
This groundbreaking new booklet units out the rules and technical practices that enable
rapid, incremental supply of top of the range, beneficial new performance to clients. Through
automation of the construct, deployment, and trying out approach, and more desirable collaboration between
developers, testers, and operations, supply groups can get alterations published in a question of hours—
sometimes even minutes–no subject what the scale of a venture or the complexity of its code base.
Jez Humble and David Farley start by way of offering the rules of a swift, trustworthy, low-risk
delivery method. subsequent, they introduce the “deployment pipeline,” an automatic procedure for
managing all adjustments, from check-in to free up. ultimately, they talk about the “ecosystem” wanted to
support non-stop supply, from infrastructure, facts and configuration administration to governance.
The authors introduce state of the art recommendations, together with computerized infrastructure management
and information migration, and using virtualization. for every, they evaluation key matters, establish best
practices, and reveal easy methods to mitigate dangers. insurance includes
• Automating all elements of creating, integrating, checking out, and deploying software
• enforcing deployment pipelines at group and organizational levels
• enhancing collaboration among builders, testers, and operations
• constructing beneficial properties incrementally on huge and allotted teams
• enforcing an efficient configuration administration strategy
• Automating popularity trying out, from research to implementation
• trying out capability and different non-functional requirements
• enforcing non-stop deployment and zero-downtime releases
• handling infrastructure, info, elements and dependencies
• Navigating chance administration, compliance, and auditing
Whether you’re a developer, structures administrator, tester, or supervisor, this publication can assist your
organization movement from notion to free up swifter than ever—so you could carry worth for your business
rapidly and reliably.