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Although Agile deployment practices such as Agile, Scrum, Kanban, and many others have been around for years, the digital shift driven by the COVID-19 pandemic pushed many organizations to finally take these practices more seriously. The only way to keep up with a continuous demand for new features, running workloads at scale, and ensuring applications are resilient is through applying DevOps processes.
As developers and DevOps practitioners, you have to take on additional responsibilities to ensure your systems are secure. These include secrets management, source code security, container and VM security, and more.
Accelerated Movement to the Cloud
Migrating to the cloud is not a new phenominum. But during 2020 and 2021, organizations in the early stages of moving to the public cloud accelerated their move. Even companies who thought they could postpone this maneuver soon realized they must take action immediately.
Gartner forecasts that in the aftermath of the COVID-19 crisis, the worldwide end-user spending on public cloud services will grow 18.4 percent in 2021 to total $304.9 billion.This migration to the cloud means DevOps will only continue to grow in importance, so we had better be prepared.
Rapidly Shifting to Remote Work
The pandemic forced organizations worldwide to