For some, the words “software development" evoke fear, loathing and flashbacks to failed or costly (or both) projects. But the emergence of cloud has spawned a renaissance in how development happens, and channel providers need to understand how to help customers revamp legacy applications for the modern era.
When you talk about the DevOps movement, open source is the de facto development model. It has become so commonplace that no one even really mentions it. We have started to take it for granted that “it has to be open source.”
Kevin Bocek looks at DevOps' rise in popularity and the frequently overlooked security headaches that accompany it, and considers with how these issues might be remedied by automation.
The reality is that ‘DevOps’ is actually not a clearly definable thing. It’s about having a culture of collaborative ownership between the various areas of your delivery team, who all recognise that software is too tightly coupled to infrastructure for silos to be an effective working arrangement. It’s about letting the strengths of these various teams support each other and share their hard-earned knowledge and experience with everyone else, because we’re all in the same boat.