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Practical DevOps by Joakim Verona

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Chapter 10. The Internet of Things and DevOps

In the previous chapter, we explored some of the many different tool options, such as issue trackers, available to us to help us manage workflows.

This chapter will be forward looking: how can DevOps assist us in the emerging field of the Internet of Things?

The Internet of Things, or IoT for short, presents challenges for DevOps. We will explore what these challenges are.

Since IoT is not a clearly defined term, we will begin with some background.

Introducing the IoT and DevOps

The phrase Internet of Things was coined in the late 1990s, allegedly by the British entrepreneur Kevin Ashton, while he was working with RFID technology. Kevin became interested in using RFID to manage supply chains while working ...

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