What is DevOps?

Introduction

Even as DevOps adoption continues to accelerate in both large enterprises and web-native organizations, confusion lingers about what exactly the term means. Is DevOps a culture, a movement, an approach, a philosophy, or some amalgam of several of these things? Or does DevOps mean different things to different people?

However you define DevOps, achieving DevOps success undoubtedly requires a journey. And no matter where you are in your DevOps journey, we can help you answer a number of fundamental questions, including:

  • What is DevOps?
  • Where did it come from?
  • What problems led to DevOps?
  • How does DevOps “work”?
  • How widely used is DevOps today?
  • Why are people adopting DevOps?
  • What are the benefits?