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DevOps Vocabulary

DevOps Vocabulary


(development and operations) – a software development phrase used to describe a type of agile relationship between Development and IT Operations. The goal of DevOps is to improve communication, collaboration, and processes between the various roles in the software development cycle, in order to improve and speed up software delivery.


The antithesis of DevOps: these are artificial barriers created that have the potential to hamper collaboration within your business.


What does this term mean to different teams and how do you come to one definition across the organization?


Requires cross-team communication


Any task that could be done more than once should be automated


Anything worth doing needs to be measured, monitored, and analyzed for success or failure.


Tell people when it goes right and tells even more people if it goes wrong.


DevOps line any organizational initiative needs buy-in from the top and grass-roots support.


An architectural style characterized by product focus, automated release, intelligent endpoints, and distributed governance and control.

Want to learn more about DevOps? Train with us:

BSP-2451: DevOps Fundamentals

BSP-2593: DevOps for Leaders

BSP-2464: In-Depth: Integration with Jenkins and DevOps Tools