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 quality, beneficial new performance to clients. Through
automation of the construct, deployment, and checking out strategy, and stronger 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 commence via offering the rules of a speedy, trustworthy, low-risk
delivery method. subsequent, they introduce the “deployment pipeline,” an automatic method for
managing all adjustments, from check-in to unlock. eventually, they talk about the “ecosystem” wanted to
support non-stop supply, from infrastructure, info and configuration administration to governance.
The authors introduce cutting-edge recommendations, together with computerized infrastructure management
and information migration, and using virtualization. for every, they assessment key matters, establish best
practices, and reveal tips to mitigate dangers. assurance includes
• Automating all features of establishing, integrating, checking out, and deploying software
• imposing deployment pipelines at workforce and organizational levels
• enhancing collaboration among builders, testers, and operations
• constructing positive aspects incrementally on huge and allotted teams
• imposing an efficient configuration administration strategy
• Automating reputation trying out, from research to implementation
• checking out means and different non-functional requirements
• imposing non-stop deployment and zero-downtime releases
• coping with infrastructure, info, elements and dependencies
• Navigating chance administration, compliance, and auditing
Whether you’re a developer, platforms administrator, tester, or supervisor, this booklet can help your
organization stream from suggestion to unencumber speedier than ever—so you could convey price on your business
rapidly and reliably.