Winner of the 2011 Jolt Excellence Award! Getting software released to users is often a painful, risky, and time-consuming process. This groundbreaking new book sets out the principles and technical practices that enable rapid, incremental delivery of high quality, valuable new functionality to users. Through automation of the build, deployment, and testing process, and improved collaboration between developers, testers, and operations, delivery teams can get changes released in a matter of hoursa sometimes even minutesano matter what the size of a project or the complexity of its code base. Jez Humble and David Farley begin by presenting the foundations of a rapid, reliable, low-risk delivery process. Next, they introduce the adeployment pipeline, a an automated process for managing all changes, from check-in to release. Finally, they discuss the aecosystema needed to support continuous delivery, from infrastructure, data and configuration management to governance. The authors introduce state-of-the-art techniques, including automated infrastructure management and data migration, and the use of virtualization. For each, they review key issues, identify best practices, and demonstrate how to mitigate risks. Coverage includes ac Automating all facets of building, integrating, testing, and deploying software ac Implementing deployment pipelines at team and organizational levels ac Improving collaboration between developers, testers, and operations ac Developing features incrementally on large and distributed teams ac Implementing an effective configuration management strategy ac Automating acceptance testing, from analysis to implementation ac Testing capacity and other non-functional requirements ac Implementing continuous deployment and zero-downtime releases ac Managing infrastructure, data, components and dependencies ac Navigating risk management, compliance, and auditing Whether youare a developer, systems administrator, tester, or manager, this book will help your organization move from idea to release faster than everaso you can deliver value to your business rapidly and reliably.Coverage includes ac Automating all facets of building, integrating, testing, and deploying software ac Implementing deployment pipelines at team and organizational levels ac Improving collaboration between developers, testers, and ...
|Author||:||Jez Humble, David Farley|
|Publisher||:||Pearson Education - 2010-07-27|