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Increase profitability, elevate work culture, and exceed productivity goals through DevOps practices.

More than ever, the effective management of technology is critical for business competitiveness. For decades, technology leaders have struggled to balance agility, reliability, and security. The consequences of failure have never been greater - whether it's the healthcare.gov debacle, cardholder data breaches, or missing the boat with Big Data in the cloud.

And yet, high performers using DevOps principles, such as Google, Amazon, Facebook, Etsy, and Netflix, are routinely and reliably deploying code into production hundreds, or even thousands, of times per day.

Following in the footsteps of The Phoenix Project, The DevOps Handbook shows leaders how to replicate these incredible outcomes by showing how to integrate product management, development, QA, IT operations, and information security to elevate your company and win in the marketplace.

©2016 Gene Kim/IT Revolution (P)2017 Gene Kim/It Revolution

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great DevOps coverage

good broad coverage of most part of software value stream. good Logical flow on each topic

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great read on DevOps

good narration and very good content. lot to learn from the experiences shared. A great read for anyone who thinks knows DevOps :)

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Amazing insights, in-depth and exhaustive coverage

Chockfull of insights, a truly invaluable companion for DevOps transformations in your organization. I personally use it extensively in my role as a transformation coach.

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  • K Taylor
  • 06-06-2018

Difficult to do as an Audio

This is an excellent book, but more of a working handbook. It's very tough to gain the knowledge and usefulness from this as an audiobook. I ended up buying the hard copy too.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 06-06-2018

A must-read for anybody involved in sowftware

This is the best book I have come across on overall best practices for delivering successful software. Lots of real world examples, not just theory.

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  • burpeeMaven
  • 22-10-2019

Great info! Not good as an audiobook.

For some reason I was expecting more storylines and practical scenarios like the Phoenix Project. This book has terrific and applicable info, however it reads like a textbook. Very dry and painful as an audiobook IMO. I will be buying the hardcopy as a reference on my devops journey.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 11-09-2018

Overall, Really Well-written, and Informative

This was an excellent read. It provided indispensable information on software deployment best practices. There are only two reasons I'm giving this 4 stars instead of 5.

First, because the introductory summary at the beginning of the book went on far too long. I get that they were trying to present a list of the concepts that would be covered, so that we would have piqued interest and a desire to continue further into the book, but it was too much, leaving the reader with the reaction of: "We'll come on, get into it, already."

The other reason for the four-star rating, is that, once they actually did get into the the meat of the presentation, I felt they could have given a lot more detail about the actual mechanics of implementation in many of the presented use cases. Frequently I found myself asking: "But how exactly did they go about doing that?"

Despite these minor gripes, this book was immensely valuable to me, and I will recommend it very highly to others.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 02-04-2018

excelente continuation to project phoenix

If you didn't read their previous book, don't worry, you should be able to read this book without any issues but I would suggest go and read it first, and then this.

It continues where the project Phoenix left filling more in the techniques and tools needed but without going deep in the use of any them (you'll need to read about those if what you look is to implement it, I would suggest go and read DevOps 2.0 as is more hands on) however Kim Gene and his troop give you the processes and higher level requirements you'll need to comprehend all about DevOps and overall the transformation that is needed inside the organization.

Great story and good narration. Highly recommended for any in the IT area or any medium to big organization.

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  • Ryan Hunter
  • 18-06-2019

Amazing

The best tech book I have ever read. I am going to have every single person on my IT Ops team read and adopt it!

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  • Rui Saraiva
  • 12-04-2019

Great overview with use cases

I’m a devops fan and this book just increased my will to implement it wherever I work and through all areas.
The way the book is built and how it mixes theory and practical cases is great. A must read book.

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 05-05-2018

it's a beautiful book.. life transforming..

it is a detailing flow of how to do what n where..
really builds you up on how simply impossible time to market dreams can gradually be built Or..
use the standardized Dev Op tools to help u out.. n how...

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  • Luke
  • 25-04-2018

love it

great book on how development should be run in a business. definitely worth a read if you are a software developer or manage team of developers

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  • Vinicius Hoffmann
  • 18-11-2017

transformed my life

its the perfect book to read after the Phoenix project to understand how to apply all the lean strategies

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