How A Sysadmin Becomes A Developer
Learn The "Dev" Side Of DevOps — You're A Dev, Too
March 9, 2017
Why Read This Report
Given a world where infrastructure is increasingly software-based (including containers, composable infrastructure, and more), systems administrators (sysadmins) must quickly acquire skill sets common among Agile and development and operations (DevOps) professionals. While some infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals have started this journey, many have not. This report offers guidance to admins who are learning to build infrastructure-as-code (IaC) as developers. It also examines what developers can learn from tried-and-tested sysadmin principles.
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Table of Contents
- Systems Administrators Must Become Developers To Stay Relevant
- Developers Are Driving Agile And DevOps For Velocity And Agility
- Agile And DevOps Processes Remove Barriers To Accelerate Velocity
- Developers Can Learn Dependability And Security From Admins
What It Means
- If You Create, You Develop — We're All Developers Now
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