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DevOps Is Taking Off—And For A Good Reason

The word "DevOps" pops up a lot these days in IT. A compound of the words "development" and "operations," DevOps is a delivery approach that brings software engineer and operations teams together for the entire product life cycle—design, development and deployment. It has a lot in common with agile approaches. But whereas agile focuses on rapid delivery of a potentially shippable product, DevOps takes another step: It blurs the line among development, testing and operations.
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