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What is the difference between SRE and DevOps?

DevOps is about maintaining code, is that correct? DevOps is not "just" about code, or systems, or any one thing. DevOps is a very general term that covers all things related to software delivery. ...
Dave Swersky's user avatar
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What is the difference between SRE and DevOps?

Dave Swersky already posted an excellent response above with Ben Treynor's definition of SRE, which is as poignant today as it was in 2003. Fundamentally, it’s what happens when you ask a software ...
Woodland's user avatar
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What is the difference between SRE and DevOps?

Site Reliability Engineering falls under more or less traditional operations, but heavily automated and version controlled, what is also called Infrastructure as Code. It is a well defined vertical ...
Jiri Klouda's user avatar
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What are the signs of an understaffed DevOps team?

There are four main reasons why you can feel your team is understaffed: Poor organization and planning of work Doing work someone else should be doing Doing work that should not be done at all Being ...
Jiri Klouda's user avatar
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What is the boundary of DevOps engineer job role?

From the "how it should properly work"/"how it was meant" perspective there is no real "DevOps engineer" because DevOps is a methodology/culture which emphasizes also on technical practices which ...
Ta Mu's user avatar
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What are the signs of an understaffed DevOps team?

Background: Besides for providing support to our current infrastructure and to our Developers, we do monthly planning as a DevOps team for what we want to accomplish on top of helping dev teams within ...
Kyle Steenkamp's user avatar
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Recipe for hiring a winning DevOps empowered team?

I believe DevOps is orthogonal to your question, i.e., it changes nothing compared to a "classical" approach (or to hiring any team at all, not only for software development). You identify what your ...
AnoE's user avatar
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6 votes

What are the signs of an understaffed DevOps team?

I actually take a page from the SRE Handbook on this one, which I think is very relevant. DevOps specialties are not meant to grow horizontally with an organization. Rather, if you see that things ...
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Is there evidence to suggest that the Docker/Hashicorp ecosystem requires a higher calibre of software development engineer?

I apologize for the novel length response, but I want the industry to start having these discussions as the potential advantages are huge. The problem is not that it is necessarily more complicated ...
gdahlm's user avatar
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What are the signs of an understaffed DevOps team?

I assume this team of two is going from project to project and establishing DevOps stuff there (creating CI/CD pipelines, supporting the other devs creating Dockerfiles, or whatever technology you are ...
AnoE's user avatar
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Recipe for hiring a winning DevOps empowered team?

Since DevOps is a hot trend in IT, companies are seeking top-notch DevOps talent. However, before you begin assembling your team, there are a few things you should consider: What kind of DevOps? ...
DevOps Jedi's user avatar
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What is the difference between SRE and DevOps?

Another way to describe differences between Site Reliability Engineering and DevOps is to look at Wikipedia's explanation of a Site Reliability Engineer, which starts like so: Site reliability ...
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What is the boundary of DevOps engineer job role?

AFAIK, there is no boundary for DevOps engineer. When it comes to questions you have put together, it is general misconception to consider DevOps engineer as administrators. DevOps is change in ...
sunil.kms123's user avatar
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What are the signs of an understaffed DevOps team?

I was under the impression DevSecOps was a mindset, not a team - if you have a Dev(Sec)Ops "team" you're doing it wrong... I'm trying to wrap my head around putting two "DevOps Engineers" together and ...
randomNerdboy's user avatar
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Is there evidence to suggest that the Docker/Hashicorp ecosystem requires a higher calibre of software development engineer?

Your probably looking more at the calibre of your platform engineers. You don't want to make developers jobs hardware nor do you want your software engineers to need to handle more complexity, it's ...
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Recipe for hiring a winning DevOps empowered team?

I'm currently extending my DevOps team, without forgetting skills, for me, the most important thing is the "mindset". Amazingly, not a lot of people around with the right mindset of continuous ...
Morgan Martins's user avatar
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Recipe for hiring a winning DevOps empowered team?

DevOps is a "team" of people that includes the development and operations teams. (security/compliance combined). You shouldn't think about the devops "team" as a separate entity but part of the ...
Jeff Garrett's user avatar

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