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Devops Best Practices

DevOps started out as "Agile Systems Administration". In 2008, Andrew Shafer did a talk called "Agile Infrastucture" addressing issues around involving more of the company in the same disciplines as programmers.

In 2009, Patrick Debois created "DevOpsDays" conference to help to bring it to light. However, it wouldn't begin to trend until about 2010, when people would begin to describe it as a standalone discipline.

Today, DevOps goes beyond just developers, systems administration and infrastructure, its about dev, ops, agile, cloud, open source and business, everything.

DevOps is a movement. There's no certificate, role, set of tools or prescriptive process. There's no specification, it's not a product, or job title. There's no one true voice on what DevOps is or isn't. It's about attitude, ideas, customs and behaviours. Culture, paradigms and philosophy. It's a way of thinking, a way of doing and a way of being. Practicing as well as preaching. It's a conversation. It's about taking the best experiences and sharing those with others.

There are some very important qualities, principles and techniques that have proven to work, that everyone should be aware of, they are the best practices.

Let's explore those...

Note: Though not necessarily accurate, the practices are broken down into their evolutionary stages to make it easier to digest...

Waterfall to Agile

Agile to Lean

Lean to Continuous Integration

Continuous Integration to Continuous Delivery

Continuous Delivery to Continuous Deployment

Continuous Deployment to Continuous Operations


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albarki commented Nov 21, 2017

Thanks for this nice list


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ScottBrenner commented Nov 22, 2017

Thank you for this!


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Evallartac1970 commented May 22, 2018

This is Great!! thanks for sharing!


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thiagolsfortunato commented Jul 18, 2018

Awesome, thanks for sharing !


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samqi commented Aug 3, 2018

nice.. great job compiling this


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DanielMaritim commented Aug 4, 2018

so informative.thanks


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codnam007 commented Sep 4, 2018

Thanks for sharing this.


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speedlight commented Sep 11, 2018

Great list thanks!

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