Maybe there is no single path to DevOps nirvana, and no one way of implementing continuous integration. That's the eye-opening conclusion reached by Dr. Nicole Forsgren, founder and CEO of DevOps Research and Assessment, LLC, in a wide-ranging conversation with The New Stack Scott Fulton at PagerDuty Summit 2017 in San Francisco.
Technology such as serverless architecture, she said, may very well abstract away the details of operations from the task of software development. But if it all ends up delivering positive value for the customer in the end, Dr. Forsgren asks, then who cares how or why? The co-author of the State of DevOps report, published annually by Puppet, goes so far as to suggest that for any two organizations, DevOps may not have one state.
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