Video: the future of DevOps – teams, outsourcing, responsibilities

As part of the Rackspace DevOpsBreakfast event in August 2014, we discussed the future of teams, responsibilities, and outsourcing in a DevOps context; this was in response to a question from Sean Ferigan (@ferigan): How do you see DevOps evolving over, say, the next few years? Are there any particular trends emerging? Here is theContinue reading “Video: the future of DevOps – teams, outsourcing, responsibilities”

‘Five DevOps Pitfalls’ – featured in Computer Weekly

This post was written by Matthew Skelton co-author of Team Guide to Software Operability. We were featured in a Computer Weekly article ‘Five pitfalls to avoid when doing DevOps‘, as part of the Rackspace DevOpsBreakfast panel discussion on 19th August. The five pitfalls are: Seeing DevOps purely as an automation activity Having a weak case for doing DevOps NotContinue reading “‘Five DevOps Pitfalls’ – featured in Computer Weekly”

DevOps Breakfast with Rackspace – expanding on ‘What is DevOps?’

This post was written by Rob Thatcher, co-author of Team Guide to Software Operability. Today we attended the Rackspace-hosted #DevOpsBreakfast briefing in London, with my colleague Matthew Skelton taking an active seat on the panel, to debate the ‘what, why, and how’ of DevOps. The discussion was wide-ranging, with plenty of participation from the audience,Continue reading “DevOps Breakfast with Rackspace – expanding on ‘What is DevOps?’”