The Best New Devops Books You Need To Read This Year

best new devops books
Finding up to date DevOps books on technology can be difficult. Trends are always changing, technologies are always growing, you never know what books will provide relevant information. However, it’s hard to argue against these four recently released DevOps books (and one coming soon).

Mastering DevOps Automation

“This book is divided into four modules. In the first module, you will begin with an introduction to IAC where you will be creating your entire infrastructure using Terraform and also how you can resuse your Terraform modules. In the second module, you will learn about Configuration management using Chef along with writing your own Chef cookbooks. You will also be integrating Chef with Terraform modules to set up a pool of servers. with ease. In the third module, you will learn How to create a release pipeline, keep your application upto date and also learn some Best practices to automate deployments. In the last and 4th module, which is Containerization, you will learn to scale up your microservices application create a Kubernetes architecture to run your applications, create a Kubernetes cluster using Terraform to provision servers and Chef cookbook. Lastly, you will also learn about deploying and scaling a Kubernetes application.”

Accelerate: The Science of Lean Software and DevOps: Building and Scaling High Performing Organizations

Top 10 Best DevOps Books You Should Read in 2018“Through four years of groundbreaking research to include data collected from the State of DevOps reports conducted with Puppet, Dr. Nicole Forsgren, Jez Humble, and Gene Kim set out to find a way to measure software delivery performance―and what drives it―using rigorous statistical methods. This book presents both the findings and the science behind that research, making the information accessible for readers to apply in their own organizations.”

DevOps For the Modern Enterprise: Winning Practices to Transform Legacy IT Organizations

Top 10 Best DevOps Books You Should Read in 2018“Mirco Hering, a thought leader in managing IT within legacy organizations, lays out a roadmap to success for IT managers, showing them how to create the right ecosystem, how to empower people to bring their best to work every day, and how to put the right technology in the driver’s seat to propel their organization to success.

“But just having the right methods and tools will not magically transform an organization; the cultural change that is the hardest is also the most impactful. Using principles from Agile, Lean, and DevOps as well as first-hand examples from the enterprise world, Hering addresses the different challenges that legacy organizations face as they transform into modern IT departments.”

The Phoenix Project: A Novel About IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win

“Five years after this sleeper hit took on the world of IT and flipped it on its head, the 5th Anniversary Edition of The Phoenix Project continues to guide IT in the DevOps revolution. In this newly updated and expanded edition of the bestselling The Phoenix Project, co-author Gene Kim includes a new afterword and a deeper delve into the Three Ways as described in The DevOps Handbook.

In a fast-paced and entertaining style, three luminaries of the DevOps movement deliver a story that anyone who works in IT will recognize. Readers will not only learn how to improve their own IT organizations, they’ll never view IT the same way again.”

Securing DevOps: Safe Services in the Cloud – September 6th

“Security teams need to adopt the techniques of DevOps and switch their focus from defending only the infrastructure to protecting the entire organization by improving it continuously.

Securing DevOps explores how the techniques of DevOps and Security should be applied together to make cloud services safer. By the end of this book, readers will be ready to build security controls at all layers, monitor and respond to attacks on cloud services, and add security organization-wide through risk management and training.”

Doug Atkinson

An entrepreneur and executive with a passion for enterprise technology, Doug founded Solutions Review in 2012. He has previously served as a newspaper boy, a McDonald's grill cook, a bartender, a political consultant, a web developer, the VP of Sales for e-Dialog - a digital marketing agency - and as Special Assistant to Governor William Weld of Massachusetts.