Repeatability Reliability Scalability Through Gitops: Continuous delivery and deployment codified

Feuling, Bryan


Learn how to best use GitOps to automate manual tasks in the continuous delivery and deployment process

Key Features:

  • Explore the different GitOps schools of thought and understand which GitOps practices will work for you and your team
  • Get up and running with the fundamentals of GitOps implementation
  • Understand how to effectively automate the deployment and delivery process

Book Description:

The world of software delivery and deployment has come a long way in the last few decades. From waterfall methods to Agile practices, every company that develops its own software has to overcome various challenges in delivery and deployment to meet customer and market demands. This book will guide you through common industry practices for software delivery and deployment.

Throughout the book, you'll follow the journey of a DevOps team that matures their software release process from quarterly deployments to continuous delivery using GitOps. With the help of hands-on tutorials, projects, and self-assessment questions, you'll build your knowledge of GitOps basics, different types of GitOps practices, and how to decide which GitOps practice is the best for your company. As you progress, you'll cover everything from building declarative language files to the pitfalls in performing continuous deployment with GitOps.

By the end of this book, you'll be well-versed with the fundamentals of delivery and deployment, the different schools of GitOps, and how to best leverage GitOps in your teams.

What You Will Learn:

  • Explore a variety of common industry tools for GitOps
  • Understand continuous deployment, continuous delivery, and why they are important
  • Gain a practical understanding of using GitOps as an engineering organization
  • Become well-versed with using GitOps and Kubernetes together
  • Leverage Git events for automated deployments
  • Implement GitOps best practices and find out how to avoid GitOps pitfalls

Who this book is for:

This book is for engineering leaders and anyone working in software engineering, DevOps, SRE, build/release, or cloud automation teams. A basic understanding of the DevOps software development life cycle (SDLC) will help you to get the most out of this book.