Trends Report

Evolve Or Retire: Administrators Are Now Developers

July 13th, 2018
With contributors:
Glenn O'Donnell , Will McKeon-White , Amanda Lipson , Diane Lynch


In a world where infrastructure is now software-based (including containers and composable infrastructure, administrators need skills common to application developers. While some infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals have started this journey, many are still in early stages. This report offers guidance to administrators who are learning to manage infrastructure-as-code (IaC) and examines what application developers can learn from tried and tested admin practices.

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