At a June 7 event in Washington, D.C., IT officials from three federal agencies discussed the role of DevOps in keeping mission-critical systems functioning at top performance, even during updates or modernization, reports GCN.
DevOps is used to incorporate new learnings into operations solutions in an automated and repeatable manner, but it can be challenging to implement DevOps within legacy systems.
From the article:
“One of the benefits of DevOps that we realized as we were doing automated tests and monitoring was the ability to see more clearly the health of the system,” said Peter Chin, chief of application development and architecture at the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts. “We are able to identify the technical debt that has accumulated over the years, whether it comes from security patches or the stability of the technology that we have been using.”
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