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

Table of Contents

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

1. Summary

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.