DevOps requires a new approach to security that calls for a renewed commitment by all team members to place protection of data and apps as a core element to their contributions to the overall project.
No matter which DevOps approach suits your goals, it must be remembered that while your provider answers to you when it comes to meeting performance expectations, you answer to your users.
DevOps teams will need to incorporate two practices that aim to gauge performance across distributed architectures: synthetic monitoring and real user monitoring (RUM). The difference lies in the approach used to gather data.
The success of any DevOps project rests on the ability of enterprise management to attract the right people and put them in the right environment that allows creativity to flourish, but not at the expense of efficiency or positive outcomes.