What is DevOps

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Chris Short defines DevOps as

DevOps is the professional practice of frequent, continued, and iterative improvements through measurable changes, the goal of which is to become a high-velocity organization thus improving business outcomes.

DevOps comprises Professional Practice; Frequent, Continued, and Iterative Improvement; High-Velocity Organization; Measurable Changes; Business Outcomes.

And what DevOps is not as stated by Lemi Orhan Ergin in his famous tweet:

Let’s clarify:

  • Jira is not Agile
  • Open Source is not Free
  • Using cloud is not DevOps
  • Rituals is not Scrum
  • Developed is not Done