In trying to implement the latest breakfast cereal agenda, DevOps, one of the primary chumming tasks is dealing with all your “pre-DevOps” software and services.
We call this “legacy” and it’s more or less the result of too much unaddressed “technical debt.”
The techniques for dealing with legacy never leave you feeling good: just like eating a box of cereal, over the kitchen sink, all the way down to the green leprechaun dust. But, there are some pragmatic ways of making sure legacy doesn’t totally wreck your DevOps efforts to create more resilient, more productive software.
while many vendors claim DevOps is about automation and continuous delivery, they fail to mention the number one success factor: culture. The core of the DevOps movement is about removing silos and improving collaboration between IT and development teams. Underpinning this movement is the culture, collaboration and sharing that bring about these monumental results.
DEVOPSdigest asked experts from across the industry for their opinions on the most significant advantages of DevOps. Part 3, covers innovation and quality.
(Parts 1 and 2 are linked at the top of this article.)