David M.


Washington, DC

Member since:

February 11, 2012

What questions, if any, do you have about DevOps?

My questions? Is the idea behind DevOps that Ops people are writing more and more code? Or is the idea behind DevOps that Dev people are starting to wear pagers. As a developer, I like the idea of DevOps, because when I am called upon to diagnose a production problem, I want to have access to everything that the Ops people have access to--firewalls, load balancers... As a DevOps guy, I want access to all layers of the OSI model--even layer one. However, in the PaaS world, the PaaS guys would like for me to assume that the production problem is not in layers 1 through 4, which is a big leap of faith for me. :) To some extent, there are always going to be turf wars between Ops and Dev. As a developer, I do not want Ops to alter my application. And, the ops guys want me to solve problems with what they provide--where are my SSD drives? I guess I have a lot of "DevOps" related questions, most of which are at the forest level, rather than at the tree level.


Red Hat Certified Engineer, but I work as a developer. Interested in writing distributed applications.

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