DevOps is a new approach to speed the deployment process. Here are the top roles that DevOps engineers play in their job.
Non-DevOps engineers roles
- Write quality code.
- Divide long code into small pieces
- Not to use hard coding variables in the programs
- Avoid repeated code. Keep all the repeated code into a sub-module.
- Add comments before each section or class. So, its easy to understand for new developers
- Format the code that improves readability
- Test the code in development region
- Ensure Peer reviews and Architect reviews are happen. Certain amount of time effort is required to do reviews for Code and Testing results.
DevOps engineer’s roles
- Must be efficient to use integration tool
- Tools usually have monitoring functions for all phases of Software Life Cycle. The developers should know how to use all these functions
- Deployment and promoting to next level all these functions already present in DevOps Tools. Each developer should learn these functionalities.
- Must have clear idea on integrating concepts such as web services, deploying into different servers, if require, moving to Cloud. In modern DevOps tools all these features are available.
- Developers to be successful in DevOps career must have complete idea on points 1 to 4 and should have ability to use correctly.
Frequently asked DevOps interview questions
1. Why DevOps You Need?
- A) The DevOps is a layer between Development and Operations. To reduce cycle time between development and operations you need DevOps.
2. What is Operations team?
- A) The operations team includes DBA, Release management and Production support.
3. What is Development team?
- A) Development team responsibility is to develop and test the code according to requirements given by clients
The two kinds of developers
- Developers who are working on client business requirements called as application developers .
- Deploy development code into production using DevOps tools called as DevOps developer
- Reduce Cycle time between development and operations
- Quick implementation for all last-minute changes
- Fast deployments – so that new features you can make available to end users quickly. You can beat competition in the market.
- Team collaboration improves. For example, in DevOps methodology both Application team and DevOps team should work together to achieve common DevOps goals.