Continuous Delivery Overview

| by Luca Minudel on Mar 31, 2014

About the Book Author

Luca Minudel has been working in professional software delivery since 1989. He delivers training to and coaching in top-tier organisations in Europe and the United States for ThoughtWorks. He has spent four years in Stockholm as hands-on agile coach. During 2006-2009, he contributed to the adoption of agile practices by Ferrari's F1 racing team.


Continuous Delivery Overview is a concise, yet comprehensive overview of CD. It answers all your questions about the principles, practices, tools, and the business value proposition of continuous delivery. It also contains references to important CD resources and includes anecdotes from real-world implementations of continuous delivery to help you put CD into practice in your organization.

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Defining continuous delivery
  • Why continuous delivery
  • What is DevOps, by Kief Morris
  • Continuous integration, the second step of the CD journey
  • About continuous deployment
  • Principles of CD
  • Collaboration practices for CD
  • Technical practices of CD
  • CD and DevOps tools, by Kief Morris
  • The CD journey, changing together
  • Anecdotes and stories about CD
  • About the authors