How devops changes monitoring

Devops is in many ways a modern evolution born out of the old way of doing things. Waterfall development methodologies were too slow, deployments to production were too infrequent, and the traditional separation of developers and operators was an obstacle to change. By combining a little philosophy and a lot of tools, devops unlocks dramatic increases in speed and efficiency. Devops brings more automation to every stage of the application lifecycle, and the time to market for new applications is reduced significantly. Yet all of these changes have significant repercussions. With tectonic shifts in the requirements for developing, testing, and deploying applications, the needs of modern monitoring systems are changing as well. Monitoring is one of the more overlooked areas when adopting devops methodologies. With a relatively static codebase, operations didnt need the most sensitive of monitoring solutions. What was used generally offered insight only into basic statistics in production environments.

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