What is DevOps? Gene Kim offers an expert view and explains how to maximize success

Dynatrace

Who better to offer some clarity than Gene Kim , former founder and CTO of Tripwire and DevOps enthusiast, who has written multiple books on the subject, including The DevOps Handbook and The Phoenix Project ? Dynatrace news.

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Four Useful VSCode Extensions For Web Developers

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Continue reading below ↓ Our practical handbook, in which Alla Kholmatova explores how to create effective and maintainable design systems to design great digital products. Four Useful VSCode Extensions For Web Developers. Four Useful VSCode Extensions For Web Developers.

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Lessons learned from enterprise service-level objective management

Dynatrace

To ensure their global service levels, they fully embraced the best practices outlined in Google’s SRE handbook , called the “Four Golden Signals,” to standardize what they show on their SRE dashboards. Dynatrace news.

Systems Performance: Enterprise and the Cloud, 2nd Edition

Brendan Gregg

I think sysperf has a wider audience: it is a handbook for anyone to learn performance and computer internals.

9 key DevOps metrics for success

Dynatrace

Dynatrace news. Congratulations! You have set up a DevOps practice. Now, with the hard work done, you can sit back, relax, and witness the collaboration between your Dev and Ops teams as they deliver better quality software faster. If only it were that easy.

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2017 Wheel of Fortune

J. Paul Reed

The DevOps Handbook was published last year, and I think that will put the question to eternal rest. Even though there are numerous other books (and opinions, for that matter) on the subject, I believe The DevOps Handbook will become the de facto arbiter of what officially is and is not “DevOps.” This, I believe, is largely due to the credibility of The Handbook’s authors. I mentioned last week I’d have 2017 predictions for you… well, last week.

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The Patrol Method and Self Directed Agile Teams

The Agile Manager

As part of my research into method earlier this year, I picked up a 1959 edition of the Scoutmaster's Handbook. The early editions of the Boy Scouts of America's version of the Boy Scout Handbook were mostly written by the same person, William "Green Bar Bill" Hillcourt , and revised over many years. The Patrol method Hillcourt described in the Scoutmaster's Handbook was essentially a self-directed Agile team.

What to gift your software tester friend if you are the secret Santa?

Testsigma

DevOps Handbook by Gene Kim, Jez Humble, and Patrick Debois. No matter how old we are, we still love gifts!! When Christmas is around the corner, we can only think of secret Santa and the gifts he brings along.

Announcing the Project to Product Podcast: Mik + One

Tasktop

Listen to part one of my conversation with Gene Kim, best-selling author of The Unicorn Project and The Devops Handbook : Be sure to sign up for my list to get updates about the podcast and making the shift from project to product. Since the publication of Project to Product a year ago, it has been wonderful to witness the impact that the book is having. I have seen it inspire countless people who share a passion for helping their organizations survive and thrive in the Age of Software.

Tutorial: Guide to automated SRE-driven performance engineering

Dynatrace

While Google’s SRE Handbook mostly focuses on the production use case for SLIs/SLOs, Keptn is “Shifting-Left” this approach and using SLIs/SLOs to enforce Quality Gates as part of your progressive delivery process. Dynatrace news.

Did Your Organization Wake Up as a Software Company? You Need Value Stream Management (VSM)(VSM)

Tasktop

John Willis, Senior Director of the Global Transformation Office at Red Hat, co-author of The DevOps Handbook – Mik + One (Project to Product) Podcast, Episode 17: John Willis (September 22, 2020). While it may feel like the world has been “going digital” for the past decade, the impact of the events of 2020 has laid bare the reality of what being digital really means: the ability to swiftly and continuously support the needs of customers and employees when they need it most.

Project to Product: The Best of Mik + One Served up All Summer

Tasktop

Episode 31: Gene Kim, best-selling author of The Phoenix Project and The Unicorn Project, as well as co-author of The DevOps Handbook.

Tasktop’s Bookshelf

Tasktop

The DevOps Handbook: How to Create World-Class Agility, Reliability, and Security in Technology Organizations. 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.”. Need something to read over the weekend?

Monetize Open-Source Software With Gatsby Functions And Stripe

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If you’re interested in learning more about Serverless Functions I’d recommend: Swizec Teller ’s book, “ Serverless Handbook For Frontend Engineers ”. Monetize Open-Source Software With Gatsby Functions And Stripe. Monetize Open-Source Software With Gatsby Functions And Stripe. Paul Scanlon.

Make Your OKRs Customer-Centric and Let the Value Flow

Tasktop

Gene Kim, author of The DevOps Handbook and The Unicorn Project. OKR adoption is accelerating. At Tasktop, we’ve seen faster take-up in the last year than in the last half a decade. The OKR software market mirrors that growth; it’s projected to grow by 13.73% CAGR by 2027 to reach $1946.88M.

DORA Metrics and Flow Metrics: Use the Whole Ruler, Not Just Two Inches

Tasktop

John Willis, Senior Director of the Global Transformation Office at Red Hat, co-author of The DevOps Handbook , Mik+One: Project to Product Podcast, Episode 17. Software delivery is all about delivering more customer value faster to remain competitive in the digital-first world.

Data Mining Problems in Retail

Highly Scalable

Retail is one of the most important business domains for data science and data mining applications because of its prolific data and numerous optimization problems such as optimal prices, discounts, recommendations, and stock levels that can be solved using data analysis methods.

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50 Resources And Tools To Turbocharge Your Copywriting Skills

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The Copywriter’s Handbook: A Step-By-Step Guide To Writing Copy That Sells. 50 Resources And Tools To Turbocharge Your Copywriting Skills. 50 Resources And Tools To Turbocharge Your Copywriting Skills. Freya Giles. 2021-10-29T10:00:00+00:00. 2021-10-29T14:05:28+00:00.

Smashing Podcast Episode 42 With Jeff Smith: What Is DevOps?

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Jeff: And then from there, diving into any of the DevOps handbook. I’m going to kick myself for saying this, but the Google SRE Handbook was another great place to look. Smashing Podcast Episode 42 With Jeff Smith: What Is DevOps?

The Patrol Method and Objections to Self-Directed Agile Teams

The Agile Manager

These excerpts from the 1950s edition of the Scoutmaster's Handbook will sound familiar if you've ever tried to implement a self-directed Agile team: " Some don't grasp the possibilities of the patrol method, and subsequently don't see the importance of it. " In the previous post , we saw there are quite a few similarities between the Patrol method and self-directed Agile teams.

Headless WordPress: The Ups And Downs Of Creating A Decoupled WordPress

Smashing Magazine

There are a lot of other things you can do with REST API (you can find more details in the REST API handbook ). Headless WordPress: The Ups And Downs Of Creating A Decoupled WordPress. Headless WordPress: The Ups And Downs Of Creating A Decoupled WordPress. Denis Žoljom. 2018-10-26T13:45:46+02:00. 2019-04-29T18:34:58+00:00. WordPress came a long way from its start as a simple blog writing tool.

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What I Read in 2014

Tim Kadlec

The Mobile Web Handbook by Peter-Paul Koch 5 ⁄ 5 You can always trust PPK’s writing to be extremely well-researched and thorough. Time for my annual look back at what I read in the past year. Keeping in the same format as last year, each book has a rating (on a simple 5-star scale) as well as a very short review to give you (and me when I look back at this in a year or so) some idea of why I enjoyed each book.