DevOps ("development" and "operations") is a software development and delivery process introduced as an evolution of Agile development that describes how product management, software development and operations should communicate and collaborate. The goal is to automatize the process of software integration, testing, deployment, and infrastructure creating a culture where building, testing, and releasing software can happen rapidly, frequently, and more reliably (the concept of continuous delivery).
DevOps focuses are improving automation and measure of system metrics.
There is not a general DevOps tools but a group of tools that supports the process and methodogy:
DevOps is an evolution of Agile programming. it encourages the company to adopt patterns such as application release automation, continuous integration tools, and continuous delivery
Continuous delivery focuses mainly on the software development and how to automatize it; DevOps is a more generic approach that is related to each phase of software programming: code, build, manage, integration.
The benefits of adopting Devops processes and culture are the following:
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