DevOps with Windows Server 2016

Key FeaturesThis practical learning guide will improve your application lifecycle management and help you manage environments efficientlyShowcase through a sample application ways to apply DevOps principles and practices in the real worldImplement DevOps using latest technologies in Windows Server 2016 such as Windows Container, Docker, and Nano ServersBook DescriptionDelivering 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. We implement end-to-end DevOps practices and principles from envisioning a project up to operations and further. We use 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.What you will learnTake a deep dive into the fundamentals, principles, and practices of DevOpsAchieve an end-to-end DevOps implementationExecute source control management using GITHUB and VSTS vNextAutomate the provisioning and configuration of infrastructureMeasure the success of DevOps through application instrumentation and monitoring

Author: Ritesh Modi

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