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What are the benefits of DevOps?

DevOps
  • Team empowerment
  • Cross-team communication and cooperation
  • Technological automation
  • Continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) tools
  • Real-time monitoring and incident management tools
  • Cloud computing and microservices employed together with DevOps approaches

Benefits of DevOps

  • Faster product delivery
  • Reliability and Security
  • Improved Collaboration
  • Detect and fix risk factors promptly.
  • Adapt to the market and beat the competition

Challenges of DevOps

  • Expensive tools and platforms
  • Riskier deployment due to a fail-fast mentality
  • Organizational and IT departmental changes
  • Regulatory compliance during role separation
  • Unnecessary, fragile, or unsafe automation

DevOps Culture

How Does DevOps Work?

  1. Plan — DevOps team uses the planning phase to brainstorm, define and explain the features and capabilities of the apps and systems they are developing.
  2. Develop — DevOps team strives for quick innovation while maintaining quality, stability, and productivity.
  3. Deliver — DevOps team defines a release management process with distinct manual approval phases. They also put up automatic gates to transport applications through different phases till they’re ready for clients.
  4. Operate — The operation phase involves maintaining, monitoring, and debugging applications in production environments.

Collaboration

Automation

Continuous Integration

  • Detect and fix errors faster
  • Increase software quality
  • Reduce the time to verify and deploy new software upgrades

Continuous Testing

  • Reduce application-bound risks
  • Brings consistency
  • Enables faster release
  • Cuts downtime took for code review

Continuous Monitoring

  • Server monitoring
  • Application performance monitoring

DevOps Tools

  • Source code management: Git (GitLab, GitHub), Bitbucket
  • Configuration management: Puppet, Chef, Ansible, CFEngine
  • Release management: Jenkins, Travis, CircleCl, TeamCity, Gradle
  • Orchestration: Mesos, Zookeeper, Kubernetes
  • Monitoring, virtualization, containerization: Nagios, Vagrant, AWS, Docker, Kubernetes

What Problems Does DevOps Solve?

Conclusion

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Naveen Kumar Singh

Agile Coach and Professional Scrum Trainer (PST) @Agilemania, Servant leader @Agile 30 and Developer @GitHub, Ranting @LinkedIn & an Artist @YouTube