DevOps with Windows Server 2016

DevOps with Windows Server 2016

by Ritesh Modi

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Overview

Obtain enterprise agility and continuous delivery by implementing DevOps with Windows Server 2016

About This Book
  • This practical learning guide will improve your application lifecycle management and help you manage environments efficiently
  • Showcase through a sample application ways to apply DevOps principles and practices in the real world
  • Implement DevOps using latest technologies in Windows Server 2016 such as Windows Container, Docker, and Nano Servers
Who This Book Is For

This book is for .NET developers and system administrators who have a basic knowledge of Windows Server 2016 and are now eager to implement DevOps at work using Windows Server 2016. Knowledge of Powershell, Azure, and containers will help.

What You Will Learn
  • Take a deep dive into the fundamentals, principles, and practices of DevOps
  • Achieve an end-to-end DevOps implementation
  • Execute source control management using GITHUB and VSTS vNext
  • Automate the provisioning and configuration of infrastructure
  • Build and release pipeline
  • Measure the success of DevOps through application instrumentation and monitoring
In Detail

Delivering applications swiftly is one of the major challenges faced in fast-paced business environments. Windows Server 2016 DevOps is the solution to these challenges as it helps organizations to respond faster in order to handle the competitive pressures by replacing error-prone manual tasks using automation.

This book is a practical description and implementation of DevOps principles and practices using the features provided by Windows Server 2016 and VSTS vNext. It jumps straight into explaining the relevant tools and technologies needed to implement DevOps principles and practices. It implements all major DevOps practices and principles and takes readers through it from envisioning a project up to operations and further. It uses the latest and upcoming concepts and technologies from Microsoft and open source such as Docker, Windows Container, Nano Server, DSC, Pester, and VSTS vNext.

By the end of this book, you will be well aware of the DevOps principles and practices and will have implemented all these principles practically for a sample application using the latest technologies on the Microsoft platform. You will be ready to start implementing DevOps within your project/engagement.

Style and approach

This practical, learning book is linear and progressive, and every chapters builds on the previous chapters. We focus on the practical skills required to implement DevOps, with a summary of the key concepts only where strictly necessary.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781786468550
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Publication date: 03/28/2017
Pages: 558
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.13(d)

About the Author

Ritesh Modi is currently working as Senior Technology Evangelist at Microsoft, where he ensures that developers, startups, and companies are successful in their endeavors using technology. Prior to that, he was an Architect with Microsoft Services and Accenture. He is passionate about technology and his interest lies in both Microsoft as well as open source technologies. He believes optimal technology should be employed to solve business challenges. He is very active in communities and has spoken at national and international conferences.

He is a known industry leader and already a published author. He is a technology mentor for T-Hub and IIIT Hyderabad startup incubators. He has more than 20 certifications and is a Microsoft certified trainer. He's an expert on Azure, DevOps, Bots, Cognitive, IOT, PowerShell, SharePoint, SQL Server, and System Center. He has co-authored a book titled Introducing Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview with the Windows Server team. He has spoken at multiple conferences, including TechEd and PowerShell Asia conference, does lots of internal training and is a published author for MSDN magazine. He has more than a decade of experience in building and deploying enterprise solutions for customers.

Ritesh currently lives in Hyderabad, India.

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