Performance is all around us. It’s something we experience every moment of our waking lives, whether we’re counting on a response from some specific device, network, vehicle, whatever system we’re in the habit of using. “Things” either perform as we expect them to, or they don’t.
IT chiefs discuss how they are improving their organisation's operational intelligence.
“The pressure is on the CIO to do more with less and do it faster,” Hering says. “I think that’s where they start looking for new solutions and DevOps seems to offer the silver bullet. What people tend to not understand is that it’s a transformation – it’s not an implementation project where you just implement a specific tool or a specific practice.”
Software abstractions and automation may seem to muddy IT security waters, but with proper management, they can offer better visibility into an IT environment.