Don’t become a DevOps Dinosaur

Don’t become a DevOps Dinosaur

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DevOps can be significantly beneficial to your business, become a DevOps Dynamo not a Dinosaur.

DevOps is a culture, which encourages the collaboration of Development & Operations teams to work more efficiently together in reaching the shared end goal. Through this partnership, teams can then build a faster, more reliable release pipeline.

There are three key principles to underpin DevOps:

Workflow -Making work visible across teams, to limit confusion.
Feedback -Enables incidents to be rectified immediately, resulting in overall, faster progression.
Experimentation -Learning from mistakes & trying out new ideas to improve quality.

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Planosaurus

DevOps teams need to plan their tools and strategies in order for them to collaborate across development.

Agile is the most common approach; Planosaurus knows that DevOps is a natural evolution of agile with tools aimed specifically at Agile teams. Through effective planning methods, decisions can be made to produce the best work for developing software.

Codectylus

Coding is impacted by the overall approach to project planning. The Codectylus can often be found living in an Agile environment, where testers consult with developers.

The methodology used in coding differs to the programming language used by developers. A high adaptation of GIT based coding tools has been affected by the proliferation of distributed and remote teams, placing a higher importance on code review tools.

Buildasaurus

The Buildratops takes the code and builds the application using automated tools.

Build tools such as Bamboo are particularly important in DevOps, as they allow for the work of multiple developers to be integrated together, using automated processes and testing in the build process.

Testing-Rex

Testing-Rex is never far away. Testing is continuous and limitless, so it is important to follow the scope set-out in the planning phase.

Both test management and test reporting are vital in bug reporting and keeping within the project scope. This allows for understanding anything that goes wrong and for reviewing areas of improvement.

Deployratops

The Deployratops excels in deployment of software to the end user.

This allows agile and rapid delivery of new functionality to users, as well as instant feedback to both the Operations and Development teams which, in turn, allows them to respond rapidly to customer demand.

Operator

Once deployment has taken place, it needs to be operated, which is where the operations team comes in.

The Operator species configure the application environment ready for deployment, then gather feedback which is fed into the planning for the next iteration.

Monitor Lizard

Don’t make the mistake of deploying so quickly that you leave bugs and errors, as this can affect the system health and overall user experience.

Even in the hands of the end user, it’s important to note that software is never totally finished. It needs to be improved over time, which is why the Monitor Lizard is so vital in examining performance.

Are you a DevOps Dinosaur?

DevOps aims to shorten development cycles, increase deployment frequency, and produce frequent dependable releases in-close alignment with business objectives. Take the quiz to find out how effective your DevOps solution is.

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  • Gain a deeper understanding of what we mean when we talk about DevOps
  • See how DevOps can act as the foundation for stronger teams and better, faster software delivery.

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