JMeter is an indispensable tool for testing load and functionality of multi-tiered applications comprised of web front ends, JVM servers and a wealth of NoSQL and relational databases. This book is the manual that should have been included to help surmount the learning curve.
Just as DevOps emerged to meet new business needs, new approaches in security are now needed to address the challenges of a DevOps-driven world. These new security approaches themselves must incorporate DevOps practices that rely on modularity, automation, standardization, auditability, and mirrored systems.
The book The Practice of System and Network Administration takes a holistic view on system administration: it provides a framework and strategies for solving problems regardless of the operating system, brand of computer, or type of environment. The third edition incorporates new developments like DevOps, infrastructure as code, continuous integration, operational excellence and assessments.
At the recent Agile 2016 conference, InfoQ spoke to Dennis Ehle about the evolution of DevOps and the importance of having visibility into how value is delivered over the DevOps pipeline.
The orchestration of containers is key for success, and various technologies are competing for market share. This article examines the current tooling and how this relates to deploying microservices. 2
A common development syndrome is repeatedly creating over-the-wire mocks for testing. In this article Wojciech Bulaty covers how Java developers can leverage Wiremock to create robust HTTP(s) mocks. 2
Logging and aggregation are crucial tools for today's complex, distributed systems. They provide rich insights which keep time to recover short. We must therefore make sure we test logging adequately. 1
Installing Agile / DevOps in Asia is very difficult. This article presents five steps to help overcome the cultural barriers and be successful. 2
When building a new system on AWS we are faced with three architectural choices around application packaging, runtime service and load balancing service. This article looks to identify the best one. 1
Feature flags can superpower development. But they can also be the worst kind of technical debt when mismanaged. The article tells us some horror stories of feature flags gone bad and lessons learned. 1
"Site Reliability Engineering - How Google Runs Production Systems" is an open window into Google's experience and expertise on running some of the largest IT systems in the world.
The book Liftoff, Second Edition provides practices and insights for chartering teams by understanding needs, building trust, and defining how to interact in the team and align with the organization.