To move forward in the DevOps journey, companies first should outline, identify and map the areas where they need improvement. Having a clear idea of maturity of your current IT infrastructure will help you greatly in that process.
Organizations are embracing DevOps, although they'd do well to steer past the known pitfalls that have caused several similar attempts to stumble. This is just paramount advice.
The Rightscale 2017 State of the Cloud report suggested that 72 percent of SMBs and 84 percent of enterprises have already adopted some DevOps practices. Promises of better customer satisfaction, productivity improvements, more business development, and greater agility are key factors driving the shift toward DevOps.
Is DevOps the perfect choice for all, then? Turns out the answer is not so straightforward.
Those of us working in DevOps make a good living. According to Glassdoor, the national average salary for a DevOps engineer in the United States is $100,000. Are we worth it? Of course we are; DevOps is hard work. The value we add to an organization more than justifies the salaries we can command. Nobody is giving us the money. We have to earn it every day.
In this episode of DevOps Radio, John Willis, former director of ecosystems at Docker*, shares everything from his experience in the early days of DevOps to his predictions of what the future holds.