Damon Edwards explores the successful patterns - and damaging anti-patterns - observed at dozens of companies going through DevOps transformations. The main focus is on how Development teams can influence and take a leading role in the closing of the DevOps divide.
Robert Benefield offers a pragmatic overview for discovering operational indicators that provide valuable insight in running and improving online services.
Ola Ellnestam shares lessons learned and DevOps practices along with the underlying values and principles used to implement continuous improvement and delivery at a large bank.
Sergejus Barinovas discusses the challenges, failures and actual steps required to move an organization to continuous delivery and as follows - continuous happiness.
Christian Legnitto offers insight in some of the tools and processes used by Facebook for pushing new updates to their mobile apps.
Paul Stack discusses using PowerShell and Puppet to administer Windows machines, showing how to configure a Windows server and set up a development environment in short time.
Andrew Clay Shafer discusses how leadership and organizational learning can be used as a competitive advantage, covering various topics: Agile, DevOps, Lean Startup, Cynefin, Systems Thinking, etc.
Nick Zhu & Sharan Karanth introduce a thought framework, based on Anti-Fragility, that can be used to describe, explain, and tune Agile, Lean as well as Continuous Delivery practices.
Steve Arnold introduces Flow, an Agile method combining concepts from DevOps, Lean and Kanban, based on the idea that a requirement is worked on at each point of the software delivery pipeline.
Details on Pinterest's architeture, its systems -Pinball, Frontdoor-, and stack - MongoDB, Cassandra, Memcache, Redis, Flume, Kafka, EMR, Qubole, Redshift, Python, Java, Go, Nutcracker, Puppet, etc.
Daniel Cukier shares insight in using cloud services to scale web applications, dealing with load balancing, session sharing, email, asynchronous processing, logging, monitoring, CD, RUM, etc.
Rachel Laycock advises on designing systems for rapid deployment, avoiding delivering pitfalls by using micro services and evolutionary architecture.