Two previous books demonstrated how and why a commitment to the entire service lifecycle enables organizations to successfully build, deploy, monitor, and maintain software systems. In this latest guide, the authors offer insights into system design, implementation, and maintenance from practitioners who specialize in security and reliability. They also discuss how building and adopting their recommended best practices requires a culture that's supportive of such change.
You'll learn about secure and reliable systems through: Design strategies; Recommendations for coding, testing, and debugging practices; Strategies to prepare for, respond to, and recover from incidents; Cultural best practices that help teams across your organization collaborate effectively.
This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY). You can download Building Secure and Reliable Systems ebook for free in PDF format (10.4 MB).
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