A story of a DevOps Engineer
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Writing this blog inspired by many blogs and their ideas about DevOps culture.
Also would like to share my vision on DevOps culture. :p
Note: I am not going to describe anything technical with this blog. Just thought of sharing my understanding of DevOps. your comments are welcome :)
What is Devops? Does it have a definition? How to implement this? What are the tools available for the smooth Devops lifestyle? How to become a Devops Engineer?
There was plenty of questions popped out from mind when I started my career as a Cloud Engineer (Software Engineer — Cloud). I keep looking ahead always what I would be in the next 5 years and what I am doing for that right now?
I keep asking the questions to myself. And it was the buzz was moving around Devops is going to be a trendsetter of software industry …
So, I started surfing and tried to gather some finely tuned definition with a link for the DevOps Engineer definition, Job Role and a course link to be an Engineer.
And the goes endlessly and still I yet find a definition for the word. Later, it took time for me to realize.
Devops is not a Job title or Work role, it is a lifestyle, a culture and beyond.
Basically, a process that eases the deployment to production in an Agile environment. :( sorry no technical beyond this.
Simply automate the daily of a developer and let him do his work.
It all needs a passionate lifestyle and some of the key aspects are,
Never fear of technology - One golden rule; New technology is always simple, we only have to rework and relearn, Repeat!
Always have a go attitude: Devops lifestyle is always pilled up with problems with typical scenarios. And every day a new problem.
Whenever there is a problem there should a solution definitely and I am sure someone would have already solved that, We have forget everything we have earlier — start from scratch — rework and relearn.
And the great thing is the problem does not have solution yet? Bingo!!!
Define a solution to the problem with all your effort, Stage it, Sell it. You are an Entrepreneur, Product owner
And I am waiting for such a moment, Magical moment.
Never drawback on a problem; Always go, indeed look for a problem, problems are stepping stones where you could end up with a wonderful solution.
Yes, when you solve a problem faced by a group of people you will end with a market changing product.
DevOps is a lifestyle, which eases the lifestyle of a product team in an Agile environment.
Jothimani - DevopsEngineer
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