By Kyle Rankin

“If you’re a developer attempting to work out why your program isn't responding at three am, you wish this e-book! this is often now my go-to publication while diagnosing creation concerns. It has kept me hours in troubleshooting advanced operations problems.”

Trotter Cashion, cofounder, Mashion


DevOps may help builders, QAs, and admins interact to unravel Linux server difficulties way more quickly, considerably enhancing IT functionality, availability, and potency. to realize those advantages, in spite of the fact that, crew contributors desire universal troubleshooting abilities and practices.


In DevOps Troubleshooting: Linux Server most sensible Practices , award-winning Linux professional Kyle Rankin brings jointly the entire standardized, repeatable ideas your staff must cease finger-pointing, collaborate successfully, and quick clear up nearly any Linux server challenge. Rankin walks you thru utilizing DevOps options to troubleshoot every thing from boot disasters and corrupt disks to misplaced electronic mail and downed web pages. You’ll grasp crucial abilities for diagnosing high-load platforms and community difficulties in creation environments.


Rankin exhibits how to

  • Master DevOps’ method of troubleshooting and confirmed Linux server problem-solving principles
  • Diagnose gradual servers and functions through determining CPU, RAM, and Disk I/O bottlenecks
  • Understand fit boots, so that you can establish failure issues and connect them
  • Solve complete or corrupt disk matters that hinder disk writes
  • Track down the assets of community problems
  • Troubleshoot DNS, electronic mail, and different community services
  • Isolate and diagnose Apache and Nginx internet server mess ups and slowdowns
  • Solve issues of MySQL and Postgres database servers and queries
  • Identify failures–even notoriously elusive intermittent failures

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