DevOps refers to the combinations 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.It integrates development and operations i.e. it takes a combination of software developers and IT sector.
DevOps engineering consists of three phases:
- Automated testing
DevOps 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 makeup the life cycle.
In business enterprises the DevOps engineers create and deliver a software. The main aim of this team, in an enterprise environment is to develop a quality product without the traditional time consumed.
DevOps 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
Software Testing:The responsibility increases along with coding new requirement to test, deploy and monitor entire process as well.
Experience assurance: The person follows the customer idea to develop the end product.
Security Engineer: During development phase the security engineering tools to be used in the security requirements.
On time deployment: The engineer should ensure that the product is compatible and running at client’s end.
Performance Engineer: Ensures that the product functions properly.
Release Engineer: 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.
System Admin: Traditionally system admin focuses only on the server running. But DevOps handles the open source pros, passionate towards technology, hands on with development platforms and tools. They maintain the networks, servers and database and even support.
Git is a version control system tool
Jenkins, Selenium are Continuous Integration Testing tools that uses predefined frameworks.
Jenkins, SeleniumPuppet, chef, Ansible are configuration management and deployment tools
Jenkins, SeleniumNagios is a Continuous monitoring tool
Jenkins, SeleniumDocker is a container concept tool.
In this document, we discuss about the basics of DevOps. It includes the phases, the roles & finally, the lifecycle and usage of the tools and skills for recruiters.