Learn to design, implement, measure, and improve DevOps programs that are tailored to your organization. This concise guide assists leaders who are accountable for the rapid development of high-quality software applications. In DevOps for Digital Leaders , deep collective experience on both sides of the dev-ops divide informs the global thought leadership and penetrating insights of the authors, all three of whom are cross-portfolio DevOps leaders at CA Technologies. Aruna Ravichandran, Kieran Taylor, and Peter Waterhouse analyze the organizational benefits, costs, freedoms, and constraints of DevOps. They chart the coordinated strategy of organizational change, metrics, lean thinking, and investment that an enterprise must undertake to realize the full potential of DevOps and reach the sweet spot where accelerating code deployments drive increasing customer satisfaction, revenue, and profitability. Digital leaders are charged to bridge the dev-ops disconnect if their organizations are to survive and flourish in a business world increasingly differentiated by the degree to which dynamic application software development harmonizes with operational resilience and reliability. This short book applies the DevOps perspective to the competitive challenge, faced by every high-performance IT organization today, of integrating and automating open source, cloud, and enterprise tools, processes, and techniques across the software development life cycle from requirements to release. What You Will Learn:Remove dependencies and constraints so that parallel practices can accelerate the development of defect-free softwareAutomate continuous delivery across the software life cycle to eliminate release bottlenecks, manual labor waste, and technical debt accumulationGenerate virtualized production-style testing of applications through real-time behavioral analyticsAdopt agile practices so operations teams can support developer productivity with automated feedback, streamline infrastructure monitoring, spot and resolve operations issues before they impact production, and improve customer experienceIdentify the DevOps metrics appropriate to your organization and integrate DevOps with your existing best practices and investment Who This Book Is For: IT leaders in large companies and government agencies who have any level of responsibility for the rapid development of high-quality software applications. The secondary readership is members of development and operations teams, security professionals, and service managers.
Global jihad is on the rise and the veteran spec-ops team Echo One races to stop a terror attack in the American heartland. Another near-future military action short by the author of the Eshu International novels, the Clar1ty Wars series, The Barrow Lover, "A Prayer to St. Strelok", and other stories. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Madison Niederhauser. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/125142/bk_acx0_125142_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
When a secret research facility is invaded by hostile forces, Hawkeye and the Titan Six covert ops team are called into action. Thwarted at every turn by a mysterious enemy, Titan Six races against time to unlock the secrets of an ancient message encrypted in our DNA and rescue the daughter of Catherine Caine, the billionaire CEO of Titan Global. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Bill Murray. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/cher/000061/bk_cher_000061_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
What happens to the elite, close-knit soldiers of Australia's Special Air Service (SAS) Regiment after they leave the Who Dares Wins world of special forces? For some, there are highly paid jobs in the world's war zones and trouble spots, protecting global corporations from terrorism, sabotage, and violence. Others become powerful government advisers; many join foreign armies to train their special forces and expand the global brotherhood. Most risky of all, is the shadowy world of deniable 'black ops'. Guarding a deadly secret military cargo - a new missile system brokered through a spook under the guise of a Middle Eastern arms dealer - is all in a day's work. These are the risky yet vital jobs that governments will never admit. From Iraq and Afghanistan to Africa and Asia, award-winning defence writer Ian McPhedran uncovers a virtually unknown network and tells how Australia's top soldiers are forever linked in a seemingly borderless world. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Peter Byrne. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/boli/000822/bk_boli_000822_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A breakneck, edge-of-your-seat thriller that moves from a resurgent Russian threat in the Aleutian Islands to North Korean spy ships to secret Sudanese prisons as former marines Logan West and John Quick, now members of an FBI special task force, uncover a global conspiracy that threatens America's position in the current international balance of power. Logan West and John Quick are sent to Dutch Harbor, Alaska, to investigate the possible presence of a Russian black ops team on a mission to steal United States next-generation technology. The resulting violent confrontation triggers a global search for the stolen technology and threatens to pit the US against China in a looming shadow war and technology race. As Logan and John - joined by the chief of the CIA's Special Operations Group, Cole Matthews - battle their way through Spain and the Mediterranean and ultimately across Sudan, an imminent threat arises at home that FBI deputy director Mike Benson must face and determine if it is part of the deadly global conspiracy. Oath of Honor is an intense and gripping follow-up to former marine Matthew Betley's "brilliantly conceived" (Clive Cussler) Overwatch and solidifies his place among the greatest contemporary thriller writers. 1. Language: English. Narrator: George Newbern. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/sans/007814/bk_sans_007814_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In his most explosive thriller to date, Black Ops veteran Leo J. Maloney goes deep inside a vast global conspiracy bent on the annihilation of the United States - by land, by sea, and by air… Black Skies. A team of Navy SEALs wiped out in a surprise attack. A motorcade of dignitaries ambushed - and the U.S. Secretary of State abducted. But this is no random act of terror. A vision of evil unprecedented in scope has been triggered. The enemy will not stop until the skies over America are black with death and destruction. CIA veterans Dan Morgan and Peter Conley - code names Cobra and Cougar - are America's last chance at averting an unthinkable scenario of bloodshed… 1. Language: English. Narrator: John Pruden. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/020684/bk_adbl_020684_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
From real-life Black Ops veteran Leo J. Maloney, comes an electrifying novel of global terror that will enthrall listeners right until the stunning climax...Arch Enemy. The world is descending into chaos - and CIA warhorse Dan Morgan, after nearly losing his head on a covert mission in Colombia, knows the worst is yet to come. Frightened employees of the enigmatic government contractor Acevedo International are mysteriously dying. Morgan's own daughter finds herself lured into the violent world of college extremists. And a ruthless enemy that has long bided its time is prepared to strike at the very heart of America's intelligence and anti-terrorism infrastructure. Morgan and Zeta Division may be the only chance not for victory, but survival... 1. Language: English. Narrator: John Pruden. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/028076/bk_adbl_028076_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
711 Press is a company with a unique twist on publishing: We release "Movies & TV in Book Form." Read our thrilling, cinematic titles in the time it takes you to watch a movie or TV show. Kill Factor is an espionage series in our Movie Book line. After going rogue and laying low on a farm in the Midwest, Hadrian Black, an ex black-ops soldier turned covert government agent resurfaces and seeks revenge against the company that made him what he is. With the aid of an old friend, and the schemes and resources of a new one, Hadrian faces off against the deadly agents of the multifaceted corporation with a global reach known as Redrum Industries, which is also out to destroy him. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Steve Berner. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/016259/bk_acx0_016259_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The new master of the modern spy game. (Mark Sullivan) From Black Ops veteran Leo J. Maloney comes a nonstop thrill ride straight into the secret world of covert agents.... Rogue Commander Four-star general James Collins has been accused of stealing a cache of Tomahawk missiles - and reaches out to his friend, CIA veteran Dan Morgan, for help. But Morgan is playing with fire. The Zeta Division, chasing down a black-market middleman, discovers a connection to a North Korean military officer - and one of his team members winds up a prisoner in Pyongyang. As Morgan takes a series of escalating risks, it becomes clear that a global plot is already in motion - and if they can't stop it, an unimaginable number of innocent civilians will be slaughtered.... 1. Language: English. Narrator: John Pruden. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/030788/bk_adbl_030788_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.