DevOps tips: IT managers reveal how to get the best from DevOps
DevOps may have been around for a while now, but adoption is finally heading towards the mainstream. According to a recent Gartner study, DevOps will be deployed by around 25 percent of Global 2000 companies by next year.
As the portmanteau suggests, DevOps is a management and technology strategy that involves closer collaboration of developer and operations teams - roles which have traditionally been siloed within IT departments.
It promises to remove IT as a bottleneck within businesses, enabling faster software releases and greater application reliability.
Yet many are still getting to grips with the DevOps concept and how they can implement it in their organisation. At the first DevOps World event in London this week, a range of CIOs, CTOs and IT managers from various sectors met to discuss how the strategy has been transforming their IT departments.
Here are some of the top DevOps tips from attendees…
If every company is becoming a software company why do we talk about DevOps like it's a new concept?
Don't let the hype put you off the real business benefits of rapid, automated, business-focussed software delivery
The cultural barriers between developers and operations are way more of an obstacle than any shortcomings of technology.