The tools, theories, and practices used to develop and deliver software in enterprise organizations have gone through extensive changes over the years. As software development technologies have continued to evolve, so to have development process methodologies.
The notion of DevOps, short for development operations, is the latest development ideology to excite and stir the IT community.
The purpose of this article is to give an overview of DevOps in the enterprise and answer some basic questions like: What really is DevOps? Why is DevOps so important? And why is DevOps suddenly so popular?