Ignite Insights into DevOps Tools

DevOps is a technical enabler of Agile and the ecosystem of DevOps tooling is quite rich. However, that same richness can make choosing the right tool for application and infrastructure automation an overwhelming decision. Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP) or Microsoft Azure? Terraform or native cloud provisioning services such as AWS CloudFormation? Jenkins, CircleCI, TravisCI or Drone? Ansible, Chef, Puppet or Salt? These are but a few of the decisions that today’s savvy developer and high performing IT organizations need to make. In this session, Tanu will compare and contrast various tooling available based on her experiences using them in both commercial and federal environments. Tanu will not prescribe any one tool but will provide insights based on real world experience. You will walk away being better able to make an informed decision on what tool is right for your use case.

 
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Outline/structure of the Session

0-5 min: Intro and review objective, which is not to prescribe any one tool, but provide insights into tooling based on real world experience using it at enterprise scale such that you can make better decisions

5-10 min: Ask audience what some of their favorite tools are and why

10-15 min: Overview of holistic comparison framework and considerations necessary to make a well informed decision

15-40 min: Comparison of tooling available for various use cases such as cloud, cloud infrastructure provisioning, cloud infrastructure configuration, monitoring, logging, orchestration, continuous integration, continuous delivery.

40-45 min: Question & Answer

Learning Outcome

Immediately apply insights to inform your tooling decision

Target Audience

Developers, Project Managers, Executives; anyone who needs to make a tooling decision

Prerequisite

Understand the basics of Agile, Cloud and DevOps

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