The biggest impediment to the DevOps “Revolution” may be the language used to describe it. Many proponents focus on the automation aspect of DevOps. At its core automation implies giving up control and that’s a scary prospect. This tech-centric focus does a disservice to what DevOps is really about.
Automation is just one aspect of DevOps, and at the risk of committingheresy, it is the least interesting. Please, before you make a run on pitchforks hear me out.
DevOps is based on 3 key pillars: People, Process and Automation. I believe their importance to a business should be considered in that order.
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