DevOps Is Not a Trend, It Is an Urgency
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When some say DevOps is just a trend, I just disagree and put a question back ' if you say DevOps is just a trend then what about innovation?'. You say innovation is a trend. No. Innovation is an ongoing and an improvement process. Every organization's ultimate goal is to become the best in what they do. DevOps is that process through which the firms tend to improve drastically by automating most of the jobs and hence save a lot of time for productive use.
Have you ever thought how developers time is getting wasted in unproductive and repetitive tasks? Many developers are worried and frustrated just because they don't get enough time to work on productive and on the tasks they care about, tasks that add value to the business.
The need for DevOps
Many organizations still follow old fashioned software development method and believe me; this is one 0f the leading causes for such organizations to fail terribly. If firms don't understand the importance of automation, they tend to fail quickly in no time. And hence the need for DevOps, this is the life savior. DevOps makes it easy to automate things and deliver your products fast to the market. One of the best ways to learn is to fail fast and this hence you learn fast. Deciding to adopt to DevOps is the first move, once you start, you will figure out what type of tools and processes to follow. One or the other day, every company that has a software touch, should adopt to DevOps practice, as simple as that. DevOps is to automate and innovate else you fail.
How DevOps helps
DevOps helps to automate repetitive tasks and removes unwanted tasks, and this increases the overall productivity of Dev and Ops teams.
Boosts the relation relationship between Dev and Ops teams, so the software development and delivery happen smoothly.
Enhances the learning process and this helps to understand what to focus on and what to cut off.
How to start adopting to DevOps
The reality of DevOps today as Shippable defines it is everyone talks about 'DevOps culture,' but culture is just the symptom. The underlying problems with DevOps are a general lack of clarity around what success looks like, a fragmented toolset without end to end visibility, and ad-hoc implementations.
The initiation should come from the top management. Once the approval to adopt to DevOps is done, it is the time to train employees on the DevOps processes and tools to use.
The aim is to have a zero-automation, and you can refer this DevOps playbook to gauge the success of DevOps in your organization.
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