InfoQ eMag: Advanced DevOps Toolchain
In this eMag we provide both implementation examples and comparisons of different possible approaches on a range of topics from immutable infrastructure to self-service ops platforms and service discovery. In addition, we talk about the Docker ecosystem and the different aspects to consider when moving to this increasingly popular system for shipping and running applications.
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Immutability Changes Everything Including Microservices by Han Xu Posted on Feb 05, 2015
How Immutable State Helped Facebook to Improve Its iOS App Architecture by Sergio De Simone Posted on Oct 24, 2014
FutureOps with Immutable Infrastructures and Built-in Failure Recovery by Manuel Pais Posted on Dec 31, 2013
Jeff Lindsay on Best Practices for Working with Containers and Docker
Dec 20, 2014
Jeff Lindsay explains the difference between virtualization and containers, what Docker brings to the table, best practices for using containers and what to avoid, and much more.
Deepak Giridharagopal on Puppet, Immutable Deployments, Analyzing Systems with PuppetDB
Feb 06, 2014
Deepak Giridharagopal explains the config management and automation tool Puppet, the concept of Immutable Deployments, and how Puppet DB (written in Clojure) allows to monitor and query systems managed with Puppet. Also: why PuppetDB is written in Clojure.
A Few Good Rules
Jul 25, 2014
Peter Neumark from Prezi talks about the importance of deciding what development standards to adopt and to detect when they're past their expiry date. Using Netflix and Prezi as examples, Peter illustrates with technical examples when to stick to standards and when to move on to better solutions.
Virtual Panel on Immutable Infrastructure
Mar 22, 2014
“Immutable Infrastructure” is a term that has been increasingly talked about lately among the Ops community. InfoQ reached out to experienced ops engineers to ask them what is the definition and borders of immutable infrastructure as well as its benefits and drawbacks, in particular when compared to current widespread “desired state” configuration management solutions.