Devops For Vmware Administrators (Vmware Press Technology)

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  • Publish Date: 2015-04-11
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Trevor A. Roberts Jr.;Josh Atwell;Egle Sigler;Yvo van Doorn

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DevOps for VMware Administrators is the first book focused on using DevOps tools and practices with VMware technologies. The authors introduce high-value tools from third parties and VMware itself, and guide you through using them to improve the performance of all your virtualized systems and applications. Youll walk through automating and optimizing configuration management, provisioning, log management, continuous integration, and more.

The authors also offer step-by-step coverage of deploying and managing applications at scale with Docker containers and Google Kubernetes. They conclude with an up-to-the-minute discussion of VMwares newest DevOps initiatives, including VMware vRealize Automation and VMware
vRealize Code Stream.

Coverage includes

Understanding the challenges that DevOps tools and practices can help VMware administrators to solve

Using Vagrant to quickly deploy Dev and Test environments that match production system specifications

Writing Chef recipes that streamline server configuration and maintenance

Simplifying Unix/Linux configuration management and orchestration with Ansible

Implementing Docker containers for faster and easier application management

Automating provisioning across the full lifecycle with Razor

Integrating Microsoft PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC) and VMware PowerCLI to automate key Windows Server and vSphere VM admin tasks

Using Puppet to automate infrastructure provisioning, configuration, orchestration, and reporting

Supercharging log management with ELK (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana)

Supporting DevOps source code management with Git and continuous integration practices with Jenkins

Achieving continuous integration, delivery, and deployment with VMwares vRealize Code Stream

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