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Team Guide to Software Releasability

Chris O'Dell & Manuel Pais

Strong build & release engineering capabilities are key to rapid and reliable delivery of modern software systems. Learn how software releasability means not only being able to deploy faster, but also being able to quickly recover from disaster and adapt to changing technical and business challenges.

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Note: we are using the Leanpub iterative publishing model to publish this book. Updates to the book are published regularly (usually when a new chapter is ready). If you buy the book early, you will receive all future updates for no extra charge.
 
Price: Suggested Price: $24 First chapter published: July 2018

Developing and running modern software systems requires teams of motivated and well-trained people; however, most IT books are written for the individual technologist. The Team Guide series from Skelton Thatcher Publications takes a team-first approach to software systems with the aim of empowering whole teams to build and operate software systems more effectively.

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Foreword
Introduction

  1. Treat your pipeline as a product for resiliency and fast feedback loops
  2. Ensure delivery system is recoverable to endure disaster
  3. Ensure delivery system is operable to minimize downtime
  4. Ensure both practices and infrastructure can scale to meet usage growth
  5. Care for pipeline testability and usability to encourage adoption
  6. Measure delivery to visualize flow and identify bottlenecks
  7. Treat your pipeline as a value stream to address largest bottlenecks first
  8. Organize teams to promote build and release ownership
  9. Appendix: build security into and around the pipeline

Terminology
References and further reading
About the authors
Notes

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