[Ed note: Matt Hines is Principal Product Marketing Manager, DevOps at CA Technologies.]
As anyone who has ever been set up on blind dates by friends can attest, finding the right match in today’s world is a tricky feat.
There’s a lot of evidence suggesting that the frantic pace of life makes such matchmaking more difficult than ever. That said, when the right set of complimentary traits exist and there’s a willingness to find common ground, things can work out.
Spike Jonzian-notions of artificial intelligence aside, certain technological partnerships are increasingly being perceived as “a perfect marriage” within the context of DevOps automation.
These technological matrimonies closely support the underlying tenets of DevOps methodology—collaboration, experimentation and increased velocity. In fact, it’s easy to wonder why no one ever conjoined them before. But we were using traditional waterfall development and operations and so couldn’t conceive of such a thing. On the other hand, emerging availability of tooling supporting new integrated workflows represents a significant catalyst.