The DevOps Handbook, a review


You have probably heard or maybe have read the book “The Phoenix Project”, subtitle “A novel about IT, DevOps, and helping your business win”, written by Gene Kim, Kevin Behr and George Spafford. Written in a smooth style, in this novel, key figure Bill Palmer, Director of Midrange Technology Operations gets an unexpected promotion to Vice President of IT Operations. Minutes after his promotion he enters into a world of Chaos, mainly caused by the deployment of new software. This Phoenix project has been initiated to help Bill’s company “Parts Unlimited” to regain its market position. During this heroic journey, Bill is unexpectedly guided by a mysterious guy (Erik) who introduces him into the principles of the Three Ways, Continuous Delivery and much more. Eventually, the Development and IT Operations departments undergo a big transformation and the story ends well.

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