DevOps and Beyond

T11 DevOps is Dead, Long Live DevOps!


1:30pm - 2:45pm

Level: Intermediate

Brian A. Randell

Staff Developer Advocate


The world of software development is constantly evolving, and the DevOps movement has been a significant part of that evolution. However, some have recently proclaimed that DevOps is dead, arguing that it has become a buzzword and lost its original meaning. But is this really the case? In this talk, Brian will explore the evolution of DevOps and the challenges it faces in the modern software landscape. We will discuss the origins of DevOps and how it has transformed from a set of best practices to a cultural movement. We will also delve into the reasons behind the recent claims that DevOps is dead and examine the validity of these claims. Finally, we will discuss how DevOps can continue to evolve and adapt to the changing needs of software development. By the end of this talk, you will have a deeper understanding of DevOps and its role in software development, as well as insights into how you can apply DevOps principles in your own work to stay ahead of the curve. So, join us as we explore the world of DevOps and discover why it's not dead, but instead has a bright future ahead.

You will learn:

  • A deeper understanding of the history and evolution of the DevOps movement, from its origins as a set of best practices to its status as a cultural phenomenon
  • The challenges facing DevOps in the modern software landscape, including the risk of becoming a buzzword and losing its original meaning, and the need to adapt to new technologies and practices
  • Practical ways to apply DevOps principles to your own work, including how to foster a DevOps culture, how to implement automation and continuous delivery practices, and how to stay up-to-date with the latest DevOps trends and best practices