By David Farley, Jez Humble

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 e-book units out the foundations and technical practices that allow quick, incremental supply of top quality, invaluable new performance to clients. via automation of the construct, deployment, and trying out method, and stronger collaboration among builders, testers, and operations, supply groups can get adjustments published in an issue of hours—sometimes even minutes–no topic what the scale of a venture or the complexity of its code base.

Jez Humble and David Farley commence by way of providing the principles of a speedy, trustworthy, low-risk supply strategy. subsequent, they introduce the “deployment pipeline,” an automatic approach for handling all alterations, from check-in to unencumber. eventually, they talk about the “ecosystem” had to help non-stop supply, from infrastructure, information and configuration administration to governance.

The authors introduce cutting-edge thoughts, together with computerized infrastructure administration and knowledge migration, and using virtualization. for every, they evaluation key matters, establish top practices, and display easy methods to mitigate dangers. insurance includes
• Automating all elements of establishing, integrating, trying out, and deploying software

• enforcing deployment pipelines at group and organizational levels

• enhancing collaboration among builders, testers, and operations

• constructing positive aspects incrementally on huge and dispensed teams

• imposing an efficient configuration administration strategy

• Automating attractiveness trying out, from research to implementation

• checking out skill and different non-functional requirements

• enforcing non-stop deployment and zero-downtime releases

• coping with infrastructure, facts, elements and dependencies

• Navigating possibility administration, compliance, and auditing

Whether you’re a developer, platforms administrator, tester, or supervisor, this e-book may help your company circulation from notion to liberate quicker than ever—so you could carry price on your business

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The remedy is to integrate the testing, deployment, and release activities into the development process. Make them a normal and ongoing part of development so that by the time you are ready to release your system into production there is little to no risk, because you have rehearsed it on many different occasions in a progressively more production-like sequence of test environments. Make sure everybody involved in the software delivery process, from the build and release team to testers to developers, work together from the start of the project.

It makes sense that the developers will need to build binaries rather than take pre-prepared binaries built elsewhere, so this constraint can be relaxed for those deployments. Even on developer workstations, though, we try as much as possible to deploy and manage things in the same way. The Release Candidate What is a release candidate? A change to your code may or may not be releasable. ” then the answer could only be a guess. It is the build, deployment, and test process that we apply to that change that validates whether the change can be released.

A deployment pipeline is, in essence, an automated implementation of your application’s build, deploy, test, and release process. Every organization will have differences in the implementation of their deployment pipelines, depending on their value 3 4 Chapter 1 The Problem of Delivering Software stream for releasing software, but the principles that govern them do not vary. 1. 1 The deployment pipeline The way the deployment pipeline works, in a paragraph, is as follows. Every change that is made to an application’s configuration, source code, environment, or data, triggers the creation of a new instance of the pipeline.

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