Is DevOps a persona? We think so. Certainly, we can all agree that DevOps is not a position nor a title. It’s a role that many people from the CIO to the system administrator play in an enterprise. It’s a shift in organizational thinking and acting. It’s a need for IT teams to align and collaborate in a way that makes their businesses most productive and profitable by delivering applications that are efficient and continually improving. Read More
Since DevOps is relatively new to our society, or at least the workplace, and has yet to be officially “defined” there might be times when you don’t know what to say or request of them.
We’re not going to tell you what DevOps is all about in this blog post, but we are going to give you 10 examples of when you should probably steer clear of the DevOps team.
If you follow these tips, maybe, just maybe, you’ll be bffs with your DevOps teammates (warning: results may vary).
1. When the continuous delivery pipeline fails:
Have you ever asked a colleague for a favor, like provisioning or configuring a virtual machine, only to get the response: “Have you submitted a ticket for that?” It is no secret that in the world of development and IT operations, the traditional protocol for getting things done is through submitting tickets.
In many cases, especially at large enterprises, developers often wait weeks or months even, for the IT department to provision and configure virtual machines or instances. ElasticBox has a goal of making that experience disappear forever! ElasticBox has developed a solution that can help enterprises reduce the amount of repetitive and manual processes involved in provisioning a virtual machine. Read More