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This article is part of the February 2012, Vol. 2 No. 1 issue of DevOps: Bringing order to the chaotic cloud
The increased adoption of public cloud services and agile programming methodologies has made it clear that improved cooperation between software developers and IT operatives is a necessity. More on DevOps and the cloud: James Urquhart's five-part analysis of how "virtualization and the large scale, multi-tenant operations model we know and love as cloud computing are enabling IT professionals to rethink the packaging, delivery, and operation of software functionality in extremely disruptive -- and beneficial -- ways" can be found at his The Wisdom of Clouds blog. Urquhart's more recent three-part series on "understanding cloud and devops" is based on principles from the previous series of posts. John Allspaw’s 51-slide Dev and Ops Collaboration and Awareness presentation at the QCon San Francisco 2010 conference illustrates "the various pain points and solutions surrounding the collaboration and cooperation between development teams who are tasked with delivering working software and operations teams who are tasked with delivering infrastructure and ... Access >>>
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