The Phoenix Project

A Novel about IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win

Author: Gene Kim,Kevin Behr,George Spafford

Publisher: IT Revolution

ISBN: 1942788304

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 432

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***Over a half-million sold! The sequel, The Unicorn Project, is coming Nov 26*** “Every person involved in a failed IT project should be forced to read this book.”—TIM O’REILLY, Founder & CEO of O’Reilly Media “The Phoenix Project is a must read for business and IT executives who are struggling with the growing complexity of IT.”—JIM WHITEHURST, President and CEO, Red Hat, Inc. Five years after this sleeper hit took on the world of IT and flipped it on it's head, the 5th Anniversary Edition of The Phoenix Project continues to guide IT in the DevOps revolution. In this newly updated and expanded edition of the bestselling The Phoenix Project, co-author Gene Kim includes a new afterword and a deeper delve into the Three Ways as described in The DevOps Handbook. Bill, an IT manager at Parts Unlimited, has been tasked with taking on a project critical to the future of the business, code named Phoenix Project. But the project is massively over budget and behind schedule. The CEO demands Bill must fix the mess in ninety days or else Bill's entire department will be outsourced. With the help of a prospective board member and his mysterious philosophy of The Three Ways, Bill starts to see that IT work has more in common with a manufacturing plant work than he ever imagined. With the clock ticking, Bill must organize work flow streamline interdepartmental communications, and effectively serve the other business functions at Parts Unlimited. In a fast-paced and entertaining style, three luminaries of the DevOps movement deliver a story that anyone who works in IT will recognize. Readers will not only learn how to improve their own IT organizations, they'll never view IT the same way again. “This book is a gripping read that captures brilliantly the dilemmas that face companies which depend on IT, and offers real-world solutions.”—JEZ HUMBLE, Co-author of Continuous Delivery, Lean Enterprise, Accelerate, and The DevOps Handbook ———— “I’m delighted at how The Phoenix Project has reshaped so many conversations in technology. My goal in writing The Unicorn Project was to explore and reveal the necessary but invisible structures required to make developers (and all engineers) productive, and reveal the devastating effects of technical debt and complexity. I hope this book can create common ground for technology and business leaders to leave the past behind, and co-create a better future together.”—Gene Kim, November 2019
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The Phoenix Project

A Novel About IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win

Author: Gene Kim,Kevin Behr,George Spafford

Publisher: IT Revolution

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 348

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Bill is an IT manager at Parts Unlimited. It's Tuesday morning and on his drive into the office, Bill gets a call from the CEO. The company's new IT initiative, code named Phoenix Project, is critical to the future of Parts Unlimited, but the project is massively over budget and very late. The CEO wants Bill to report directly to him and fix the mess in ninety days or else Bill's entire department will be outsourced. With the help of a prospective board member and his mysterious philosophy of The Three Ways, Bill starts to see that IT work has more in common with manufacturing plant work than he ever imagined. With the clock ticking, Bill must organize work flow, streamline interdepartmental communications, and effectively serve the other business functions at Parts Unlimited. In a fast-paced and entertaining style, three luminaries of the DevOps movement deliver a story that anyone who works in IT will recognize. Readers will not only learn how to improve their own IT organizations, they'll never view IT the same way again.
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The Phoenix Project

A Novel about IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win

Author: Gene Kim,Kevin Behr,George Spafford

Publisher: IT REVOLUTION Press

ISBN: 9781942788294

Category: BUSINESS & ECONOMICS

Page: 432

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Bill has 90 days to fix a behind-schedule IT project, or his entire department will be outsourced. Fortunately, he has the help of a prospective board member, whose "Three Ways" philosophy might just save the day.
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Summary: Gene Kim's the Phoenix Project: A Novel about It, Devops, and Helping Your Business Win

Author: Sarah Fields

Publisher: Blurb

ISBN: 9780368256615

Category: Reference

Page: 56

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As Parts Unlimited IT manager Bill is driving to his office on a Tuesday morning, he gets a call from the CEO. The call is about the Phoenix Project. It is Parts Unlimited's new IT initiative and it's critical to the future of the company. However, the project is way over budget and very late. The CEO is The company's new IT initiative, code named Phoenix Project is critical to the future of Parts Unlimited, but the project is massively over budget and very late. The CEO requires Bill to directly report to him. He needs Bill to fix the mess in ninety days or less. If he fails, the entire department will be outsourced. Bill gains a new perspective on IT work and how it is very common to a manufacturing plant. A prospective board member teaches Bill about the philosophy of The Three Ways. In an entertaining fast-paced style, the three luminaries of the DevOps movement deliver the story of The Phoenix Project. Anyone who works in IT can relate to the story and readers will never view IT the same way again. In this comprehensive look into The Phoenix Project: A Novel about IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win by Gene Kim, you'll gain insight with this essential resource as a guide to aid your discussions. Be prepared to lead with the following: More than 60 "done-for-you" discussion prompts available Discussion aid which includes a wealth of information and prompts Overall brief plot synopsis and author biography as refreshers Thought-provoking questions made for deeper examinations Creative exercises to foster alternate "if this was you" discussions And more! Please Note: This is a companion guide based on the work The Phoenix Project: A Novel about IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win by Gene Kim not affiliated to the original work or author in any way and does not contain any text of the original work. Please purchase or read the original work first.
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The DevOps Handbook:

How to Create World-Class Agility, Reliability, and Security in Technology Organizations

Author: Gene Kim,Jez Humble,Patrick Debois,John Willis

Publisher: IT Revolution

ISBN: 194278807X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 480

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Increase profitability, elevate work culture, and exceed productivity goals through DevOps practices. More than ever, the effective management of technology is critical for business competitiveness. For decades, technology leaders have struggled to balance agility, reliability, and security. The consequences of failure have never been greater―whether it's the healthcare.gov debacle, cardholder data breaches, or missing the boat with Big Data in the cloud. And yet, high performers using DevOps principles, such as Google, Amazon, Facebook, Etsy, and Netflix, are routinely and reliably deploying code into production hundreds, or even thousands, of times per day. Following in the footsteps of The Phoenix Project, The DevOps Handbook shows leaders how to replicate these incredible outcomes, by showing how to integrate Product Management, Development, QA, IT Operations, and Information Security to elevate your company and win in the marketplace.
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Hands-On Software Engineering with Golang

Move beyond basic programming to design and build reliable software with clean code

Author: Achilleas Anagnostopoulos

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1838550240

Category: Computers

Page: 640

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Explore software engineering methodologies, techniques, and best practices in Go programming to build easy-to-maintain software that can effortlessly scale on demand Key Features Apply best practices to produce lean, testable, and maintainable Go code to avoid accumulating technical debt Explore Go’s built-in support for concurrency and message passing to build high-performance applications Scale your Go programs across machines and manage their life cycle using Kubernetes Book Description Over the last few years, Go has become one of the favorite languages for building scalable and distributed systems. Its opinionated design and built-in concurrency features make it easy for engineers to author code that efficiently utilizes all available CPU cores. This Golang book distills industry best practices for writing lean Go code that is easy to test and maintain, and helps you to explore its practical implementation by creating a multi-tier application called Links ‘R’ Us from scratch. You’ll be guided through all the steps involved in designing, implementing, testing, deploying, and scaling an application. Starting with a monolithic architecture, you’ll iteratively transform the project into a service-oriented architecture (SOA) that supports the efficient out-of-core processing of large link graphs. You’ll learn about various cutting-edge and advanced software engineering techniques such as building extensible data processing pipelines, designing APIs using gRPC, and running distributed graph processing algorithms at scale. Finally, you’ll learn how to compile and package your Go services using Docker and automate their deployment to a Kubernetes cluster. By the end of this book, you’ll know how to think like a professional software developer or engineer and write lean and efficient Go code. What you will learn Understand different stages of the software development life cycle and the role of a software engineer Create APIs using gRPC and leverage the middleware offered by the gRPC ecosystem Discover various approaches to managing package dependencies for your projects Build an end-to-end project from scratch and explore different strategies for scaling it Develop a graph processing system and extend it to run in a distributed manner Deploy Go services on Kubernetes and monitor their health using Prometheus Who this book is for This Golang programming book is for developers and software engineers looking to use Go to design and build scalable distributed systems effectively. Knowledge of Go programming and basic networking principles is required.
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Tribe of Hackers

Cybersecurity Advice from the Best Hackers in the World

Author: Marcus J. Carey,Jennifer Jin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119643406

Category: Computers

Page: 304

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Tribe of Hackers: Cybersecurity Advice from the Best Hackers in the World (9781119643371) was previously published as Tribe of Hackers: Cybersecurity Advice from the Best Hackers in the World (9781793464187). While this version features a new cover design and introduction, the remaining content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product. Looking for real-world advice from leading cybersecurity experts? You’ve found your tribe. Tribe of Hackers: Cybersecurity Advice from the Best Hackers in the World is your guide to joining the ranks of hundreds of thousands of cybersecurity professionals around the world. Whether you’re just joining the industry, climbing the corporate ladder, or considering consulting, Tribe of Hackers offers the practical know-how, industry perspectives, and technical insight you need to succeed in the rapidly growing information security market. This unique guide includes inspiring interviews from 70 security experts, including Lesley Carhart, Ming Chow, Bruce Potter, Robert M. Lee, and Jayson E. Street. Get the scoop on the biggest cybersecurity myths and misconceptions about security Learn what qualities and credentials you need to advance in the cybersecurity field Uncover which life hacks are worth your while Understand how social media and the Internet of Things has changed cybersecurity Discover what it takes to make the move from the corporate world to your own cybersecurity venture Find your favorite hackers online and continue the conversation Tribe of Hackers is a must-have resource for security professionals who are looking to advance their careers, gain a fresh perspective, and get serious about cybersecurity with thought-provoking insights from the world’s most noteworthy hackers and influential security specialists.
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The Last Firewall

Author: William Hertling

Publisher: William Hertling

ISBN: 0984755780

Category: Fiction

Page: 322

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In the year 2035, robots, artificial intelligences, and neural implants have become commonplace. The Institute for Ethics keeps the peace, using social reputation to ensure that robots and humans don't harm society or each other. But a powerful AI named Adam has found a way around the restrictions. Catherine Matthews, nineteen years old, has a unique gift: the ability to manipulate the net with her neural implant. Yanked out of her perfectly ordinary life, Catherine becomes the last firewall standing between Adam and his quest for world domination. PRAISE FOR THE LAST FIREWALL “Awesome near-term science fiction.” – Brad Feld, Foundry Group managing director “An insightful and adrenaline-inducing tale of what humanity could become and the machines we could spawn.” – Ben Huh, CEO of Cheezburger “A fun read and tantalizing study of the future of technology: both inviting and alarming.” – Harper Reed, former CTO of Obama for America, Threadless "A fascinating and prescient take on what the world will look like once computers become smarter than people. Highly recommended." – Mat Ellis, Founder & CEO Cloudability “A phenomenal ride through a post-scarcity world where humans are caught between rogue AIs. If you like having your mind blown, read this book!” – Gene Kim, author of The Phoenix Project: A Novel About IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win
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