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The DevOps 2.0 Toolkit by Viktor Farcic

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Chapter 1. The DevOps Ideal

Working on small greenfield projects is great. The last one I was involved with was during the summer of 2015 and, even though it had its share of problems, it was a real pleasure. Working with a small and relatively new set of products allowed us to choose technologies, practices, and frameworks we liked. Shall we use microservices? Yes, why not. Shall we try Polymer and GoLang? Sure! Not having baggage that holds you down is a wonderful feeling. A wrong decision would put us back for a week, but it would not put in danger years of work someone else did before us. Simply put, there was no legacy system to think about and be afraid of.

Most of my career was not like that. I had the opportunity, or a curse, to work on ...

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