The centralized nature of cloud computing provides DevOps automation with a standard and centralized platform for testing, deployment and production. DevOps automation is becoming cloud-central day-in and day-out. The tight integration has led to a reduction in cost associated with on-premises automation technology. Cloud-based DevOps lessens the need to account for resources leveraged. It can even leverage user-based accounting which tracks use of resources by application, developer, user, data and etc.
DevOps is an integrated approach to software delivery that helps integrate an organisation’s culture, processes and tools. Transformation solutions that unify development, operations and end user feedback to enable development and operation teams to prioritise requirements, release faster with higher quality and less re-work efforts. DevOps enables rapid, small, iterative development and deployment of Minimal Viable Product (MVP) to the market as fast as possible and incorporate that feedback in the product quickly, delivering value incrementally.
DevOps core requirements come from the business and, therefore, directly impacts the performance of business solutions for the user community. It resolves the needs on a technical platform and brings in the agility of agile platform for a wide-range of elements in the suite of delivery, operations and support groups. It helps ensure that teams collaborate on real time basis and overcome working in silos or in a disconnected way. An integrated platform helps ensure that teams enjoy forward and backward traceability which helps strengthens reviews, debugging, delivery management, provisioning of resources and realisation of business benefits.