DevOps should empower Developers to own, run, and manage the end-to-end delivery of an application.
It should eliminate the confusion around ownership and drives the team toward an automated, developer-managed infrastructure.
There’s no direct customer/business value for adopting DevOps practices.
It’s a Myth! At its essence, DevOps is all about delivering more reliable products & experiences to your customers. More reliable products mean happier customers, which leads to more business.
DevOps practices deliver tremendous business value. In fact, all the tenets of DevOps were explicitly conceived to drive business goals. But this is just one of the myths surrounding DevOps.
Question Reference — Puppet
DevOps is a recipe — blending People, Processes, Tools, and Automation.
Like any good recipe, the secret behind DevOps is how these ingredients are blended and mixed in the right proportions to increase flow and value to the customer.
Quote Inspiration — Jayne Groll, CEO of DevOps Institute
Is it possible to run a database in a container?
Yes. You can run anything in a container. It’s common to run a database in a container for development/testing.
With regards to production, it is not recommended.
But Why?! 🤔
That’s a discussion which demands a separate post 😀
Reference — Julia Evans
Manual deployments are tedious and repeated & yet require a great deal of expertise.
Asking experts to do tedious and repetitive, and yet technically demanding tasks is the surest way of ensuring human error that we can think of, short of sleep deprivation or intoxication.
Automating deployments frees your expensive, highly-skilled, overworked staff to work on higher-value activities.
Reference — Continuous Delivery by Martin Fowler
DevOps is a cultural transformation journey focused on collaboration and innovation.
It’s a Fact!
Indeed, DevOps is a cultural movement focused on collaboration and innovation. But, on the other hand, DevOps has no bearing on the tools and technology that an organization picks.
Indeed, DevOps has proven successful in organizations ranging from three-person startups to enterprise organizations with thousands of employees.
As such, regardless of your technology stack, you can implement DevOps!
Question Inspiration — Seth Fargo
How long do you think it would take for your business to deploy a change in pre-production or production that involves one line of code?
The cycle time is the one that determines the time it takes from deciding that you need to modify something to having it in production…