DevOps practices use aspects of Agile and other methodologies that have shaped software development for years. To meet the need for speed in software development, DevOps brings a seismic shift, stressing the importance of collaboration between development (Dev) and operations (Ops) teams.
The DevOps toolchain covers various platforms that support the software development life cycle, augmenting developer workflows to 1) plan for and analyze project requirements; 2) support application development and writing code; 3) test and debug; and 4) deploy and monitor software applications. These, in turn, help software developers work efficiently, reduce errors in the code, and ultimately improve the quality of the final product.
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