Scale of Deployment

  • Ervin Varga


DevOps are an abyss-crossing movement, like Test-Driven Development regarding testability, where deployability and observability are treated as architecturally significant quality attributes. This entails connecting construction with deployment and operational aspects of the produced system. This chapter introduces some key technologies and tools to scale the deployment of a system that is developed using the DevOps paradigm.


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Further Reading

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    Daniels K, Davis J (2016) Effective DevOps. O’Reilly Media, Sebastopol, CA. Explains the context surrounding DevOps, and how to organize product and project management activities to successfully interconnect development with operations. This book together with [2] accentuates the magnitude of software engineering elements that must be in-place to attain the goals of DevOpsGoogle Scholar
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    Bass L, Weber I, Zhu L (2015) DevOps: a software architect’s perspective. Addison-Wesley Professional, Old Tappan, NJ. This book connects DevOps with architecture, and emphasizes the importance to treat deployability and observability as key quality attributes of the system. The book gives you both a theoretical background, and practical case studies to fully appreciate DevOps as a true paradigm, rather than just a set of cool technologies and toolsGoogle Scholar
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    Humble J, Farley D (2010) Continuous delivery: reliable software releases through build, test, and deployment automation, Video Enhanced Edition. Addison-Wesley Professional, Upper Saddle River, NJ. This book complements [1–2] by guiding you through the ecosystem of tools to realize the vision of DevOps. It nicely illustrates how a balanced set of tools are indispensable to make DevOps a realityGoogle Scholar

Regular Bibliographic References

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    Roche J (2013) Adopting DevOps practices in quality assurance. Commun ACM 56(11):38–43CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ervin Varga
    • 1
  1. 1.Expro I.T. ConsultingKikindaSerbia

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