Analyst Report: Part 6 of 6, Orchestrate and Operate Infrastructure: Scaling DevOps – Strategy & Technical Considerations

On DevOps

This is part 6 of a 6-part report, access all other parts here:

While DevOps practices have existed in various forms for many years, the current surge of interest has been accelerated by the use of cloud-based infrastructure and software platforms, as they take much of the operations burden away and therefore encourage leaner, faster development approaches.

Cloud-based infrastructure can be used as virtual machines, as a platform of services, or indeed, at a programming level, as “functions as a service” or so-called “No-Ops.”

Enabling delivery of DevOps best practice requires the following areas to be addressed:

  1. Orchestrate infrastructure
  2. Monitor events and performance
  3. Collate and report

We look at each below.

Table of Contents

  1. Summary
  2. Orchestrate Infrastructure
  3. Monitor Events and Performance
  4. Collate and Report to Stakeholders
  5. About Jon Collins
  6. About GigaOm

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