Once upon a time, there was a developer who needed to write code against a database. So he asked the database administrator for access to the production database.“Oh, dear me, no,” said the DBA. “You can’t touch our data. You need your own database. Ask operations.”“Oh, dear me, no,” said the operations manager. “We don’t have a spare Oracle license, and it would take six months to get you that and the server on which to run it. But I’ll do what I can.”[ What is devops? Discover how to transform software development. | Also: InfoWorld explains monitoring in the age of devops. ]
You can see where this is going. You can even hear “bwahaha” after each answer. Of course, the DBA and operations manager are only doing their jobs, but the developer – and the needs of the business – are stuck in the slow lane.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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