DevOps is the mix of tools, practices and cultural philosophies that improves an organization’s ability to deliver services and applications at high pace: introducing and improving products at a faster rate when compared to organizations that use conventional software development and IT infrastructure management processes. This indifferent features empowers businesses to serve their business partners and customers better, efficiently and more effectively in the market.
Under the surveillance of DevOps model, operations and development teams are not isolated and at times they are merged and made as a single team wherein engineers work cross over the complete application lifecycle, through development and test to operations and establish a range of skills not confining to a single function. Security and Quality assurance teams may also tightly couple with Operations and Development teams and work together across the entire application lifecycle.
These teams automate processes that were conventional, manual and slow in execution. They utilize a technology tower and tooling aid that help them in running and expand applications reliably and quickly. With this tools, engineers can manage tasks independently and pace up their work which indirectly increases the team’s speed.
How DevOps Benefits Your Business:
With the implementation of DevOps model, Development and Operations team can achieve the business tasks rapidly by understanding the changing needs of the market, introducing new products and services as per the customer's requirement and ensure the quality and security of the products/services with no bugs etc.
Ensures the quality of infrastructural changes and technology updates with which the DevOps (Development & Operations) team can rely on the system while delivering the products/services and maintain a healthy relation with the customer. DevOps team must use practices like continuous delivery and continuous integration to test that each change noticed is safe and functional. Logging and Monitoring practices makes the team stay informed of performance in the real-time environment.
- Improved Collaboration:
Establish effective teams with the help of DevOps cultural model, which accentuates values like accountability and ownership. Development and Operations team can collaborate and exchange knowledge, share responsibilities and integrate their workflows etc. This facilitates in reducing inefficiencies in the individuals and save time in execution.
You can establish a DevOps model without compromising on security issues by using fine-grained controls, automated compliance policies, configuration management techniques and other security related issues.