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Increase profitability, elevate work culture, and exceed productivity goals through DevOps practices.

More than ever, the effective management of technology is critical for business competitiveness. For decades, technology leaders have struggled to balance agility, reliability, and security. The consequences of failure have never been greater - whether it's the healthcare.gov debacle, cardholder data breaches, or missing the boat with Big Data in the cloud.

And yet, high performers using DevOps principles, such as Google, Amazon, Facebook, Etsy, and Netflix, are routinely and reliably deploying code into production hundreds, or even thousands, of times per day.

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.

©2016 Gene Kim/IT Revolution (P)2017 Gene Kim/It Revolution

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Difficult to do as an Audio

This is an excellent book, but more of a working handbook. It's very tough to gain the knowledge and usefulness from this as an audiobook. I ended up buying the hard copy too.

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Terrific accomoanyment to The Pheonix Project

I cannot wait to find a way to beat the downward spiral for my organization.

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transformed my life

its the perfect book to read after the Phoenix project to understand how to apply all the lean strategies

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excelente continuation to project phoenix

If you didn't read their previous book, don't worry, you should be able to read this book without any issues but I would suggest go and read it first, and then this.

It continues where the project Phoenix left filling more in the techniques and tools needed but without going deep in the use of any them (you'll need to read about those if what you look is to implement it, I would suggest go and read DevOps 2.0 as is more hands on) however Kim Gene and his troop give you the processes and higher level requirements you'll need to comprehend all about DevOps and overall the transformation that is needed inside the organization.

Great story and good narration. Highly recommended for any in the IT area or any medium to big organization.

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A must-read for anybody involved in sowftware

This is the best book I have come across on overall best practices for delivering successful software. Lots of real world examples, not just theory.

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it's a beautiful book.. life transforming..

it is a detailing flow of how to do what n where..
really builds you up on how simply impossible time to market dreams can gradually be built Or..
use the standardized Dev Op tools to help u out.. n how...

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love it

great book on how development should be run in a business. definitely worth a read if you are a software developer or manage team of developers

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A must read for any software engineer

I believe this book captures the true spirit of the DevOps movement, it lays down the problems & challenges clearly, sets the stage for different roles in the organization, and offers a clear path from traditional model to an organization that efficiently delivers value continuously.
Highly and strongly recommended

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Overall, Really Well-written, and Informative

This was an excellent read. It provided indispensable information on software deployment best practices. There are only two reasons I'm giving this 4 stars instead of 5.

First, because the introductory summary at the beginning of the book went on far too long. I get that they were trying to present a list of the concepts that would be covered, so that we would have piqued interest and a desire to continue further into the book, but it was too much, leaving the reader with the reaction of: "We'll come on, get into it, already."

The other reason for the four-star rating, is that, once they actually did get into the the meat of the presentation, I felt they could have given a lot more detail about the actual mechanics of implementation in many of the presented use cases. Frequently I found myself asking: "But how exactly did they go about doing that?"

Despite these minor gripes, this book was immensely valuable to me, and I will recommend it very highly to others.

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The extra material does not exist where directed

Extra material is found on the audible website as a downloadable pdf file beside the book and not where told in the book itself.

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  • Mr. William M. Davies
  • 02-19-18

good and informative but it drags towards the end

narrator drones a lot and found it hard to finish but definitely worth it! good book

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  • Joe Power
  • 09-15-18

Great book...narrator could have been better

This was an inspirational book for me and got me thinking about how to move our IT department forward. I had previously read the Phoenix Project so I knew the premise. It was great to get the implementation detail. However, the narrator made a few mistakes that made it obvious that he is not in the industry (mispronouncing codified and the names of several tools, also, strangely enough, "primer"). These mistakes took from an otherwise great experience. Overall, the narrator read well.

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  • Mr. Brian Jenkinson
  • 08-01-18

Practically put

Referencing many of the books I have enjoyed recently, including The Goal and The Phoenix Project, the DevOps Handbook starts putting meat on the bone, of how not just what.

A fascinating read with enterprise and SMB references throughout, highlighting the benefits and pitfalls, together with example implementations.

If you enjoyed The Phoenix Project then read this, 'How to' manual.

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  • stumpy_dan
  • 07-22-18

Brilliant for anyone working in technology

Whether you have read the Phoenix Project or not this book is awesome. It gives practical step by step insight and tools to create agile devops teams.

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  • Maria
  • 07-14-18

Amazing content and audiobook

I always find difficult to finish this kind of books. Hearing this audiobook felt like listening to a podcast. I really loved the context. It was really easy to finish it

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  • JD
  • 04-06-18

Difficult to listen to, poor choice of narrator

So many pauses between words it makes listening to this book annoying as you know what is going to be said next but theres these unnatural, pauses!
Had to play on 2x to make it bearable.

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  • Edosa
  • 11-14-17

Excellent - helpful & engaging

Excellent - very helpful content and extremely engaging delivery. A must read should tangible transformation be the ultimate ambition

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  • saurav sen
  • 02-26-18

great read on DevOps

good narration and very good content. lot to learn from the experiences shared. A great read for anyone who thinks knows DevOps :)

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  • Joseph K.A.
  • 11-11-17

Amazing insights, in-depth and exhaustive coverage

Chockfull of insights, a truly invaluable companion for DevOps transformations in your organization. I personally use it extensively in my role as a transformation coach.