My next blog post in the XebiaLabs “CD Master Series” is now available.
DevOps is a very successful meme in our industry. Most organisations these days seem to be saying that they aspire to it, though they don’t necessarily know what it is.
I confess that I have a slight problem with DevOps. Don’t get me wrong, DevOps and Continuous Delivery share some fundamental values. I see the people that promote DevOps as allies in the cause of making software development better. We are on the same team.
At its most simple level I don’t like the name ‘DevOps.’ It implies that fixing that one problem, the traditional barrier between Dev and Ops, is enough to achieve software nirvana. Fixing the relationship between Dev and Ops is not a silver bullet…