The State of DevOps for Data Platform Professionals

Kevin Feasel

2019-08-26

DevOps

Kendra Little summarizes the Accelerate: State of DevOps Report 2019 with a focus on what this means for data platform professionals:

While there are a ton of valuable insights in the report, in this post I will focus in on the findings which I believe are most relevant to those of us who work “close to a database.” There are three very interesting aspects of the research which hit close to home:

1. Speed and stability are not tradeoffs
2. Heavy change processes negatively impact speed and stability
3. Communities of practice are a common and successful tool to transform culture

Read on for Kendra’s detailed notes.

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