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Five Keys to Building a Successful DevOps Culture

  • Five Keys to Building a Successful DevOps Culture

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    When hiring, look for individuals that know how to build the tools that remove pain points rather than individuals that are experts in a particular software or technology. Companies and products shift over time, and we want people that can ease the friction from those shifts. We need generalists that take the best from multiple disparate areas to create novel value. We need our operations staff to think like a software developer. As DevOps methodologies mature, our infrastructure will begin to look more and more like software.

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Five Keys to Building a Successful DevOps Culture

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    When hiring, look for individuals that know how to build the tools that remove pain points rather than individuals that are experts in a particular software or technology. Companies and products shift over time, and we want people that can ease the friction from those shifts. We need generalists that take the best from multiple disparate areas to create novel value. We need our operations staff to think like a software developer. As DevOps methodologies mature, our infrastructure will begin to look more and more like software.

The impact of DevOps has grown over time, particularly within today’s competitive and face-paced IT environment. The abundance of programming languages, tools and software services has created near-unlimited options for developers to build and create innovative applications. But to remain agile, the creator is also the implementor. The line between developer roles has become blurry and it is no longer sufficient to be an expert in one particular area. From the small startup to the large enterprise, teams are embracing DevOps culture to push their applications forward and respond to changes quickly. This slideshow, from Chris Kelly, developer/evangelist at New Relic, will discuss five characteristics of a successful DevOps culture.