Last week, there was a pleasant change in my day as I had an opportunity to participate in a Ranger4 Public Schedule DevOps Foundation Course along with a bunch of customers and one of our new trainers from Portugal.
I don't have an IT background but just over three months ago I joined Ranger4 and have responsibility for marketing, so it's my job to communicate everything that's good, bad and sometimes a bit ugly about DevOps to the world - so I'm on a steep learning curve and loving it! My understanding of DevOps so far has developed from reading, following DevOps related news and watching DevOps related videos. What I really wanted to do is to sit in a room with IT developers and operations professionals, and get an understand of what their view on DevOps is, the kind of daily problems they face and how DevOps could provide them the solutions they are looking for. So I relished this opportunity to attend some real-life training!
In short, DevOps is a cultural and professional movement that stresses communication, collaboration and integration between software developers and operations departments. Its core values are Culture, Automation, Lean, Measurement and Sharing (CALMS).Read More