A better understanding of DevOps Services can be simply put as a combination of Development and Operational Skills. Basically, to overcome the long, time-consuming process of traditional waterfall models, DevOps are preferred. Nowadays many companies are interested to employ engineers who are skilled at DevOps. DevOps integrates development and operation i.e. it takes both software developers and IT sector. DevOps engineers must play nice as they have to collaborate, and handle an automated infrastructure, workflow and continuously measuring application performance.
DevOps Service Phases
DevOps engineering consists of three phases:
1. Automated testing
DevOps Services mainly focuses on planning, coding, building, and testing as the development part. Added is the operational part that includes releasing, deployment, operation, and monitoring. The development and operational part make up the life cycle.
In business enterprises, the DevOps Service engineers create and deliver software. The main aim of this team, in an enterprise environment, is to develop a quality product without the traditional time consumed.
The DevOps Service employs an automated architecture which comes with a set of rules, a person who has worked as a front runner for the organization will lead the team based on the company’s beliefs and values.
A Senior DevOps engineer is expected the following skills.
The responsibility increases along with coding new requirements to test, deploy and monitor the entire process as well.
The person follows the customer’s idea to develop the end product.
During the development phase the security engineering tools to be used in the security requirements.
The DevOps Service engineer should ensure that the product is compatible and running at the client’s end.
Ensures that the product functions properly.
The role of release engineer to address the management and coordination of the product from development through production. Release ensures the coordination, integration, flow of development, testing, deployment to support continuous delivery and maintaining the end-end applications.
Traditionally system admin focuses only on the server running. But DevOps Services handles the open-source pros, passionate towards technology, hands-on with development platforms and tools. They maintain the networks, servers, and databases and even support.
Git is a version control system tool
Jenkins, Selenium are Continuous Integration Testing tools that use predefined frameworks.
Puppet, Chef, Ansible are configuration management and deployment tools
Nagios is a Continuous monitoring tool
Docker is a container concept tool.
In this article, we discuss the basics of DevOps Services. It includes the phases, the roles & finally, the lifecycle and usage of the tools and skills for recruiters.
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