Understanding the components of DevOps
- Continuous monitoring and improvement
- Infrastructure as code
- Configuration management
A best practice across all the elements is automation. Automating processes allows you to efficiently perform these operations in a fast, reliable, and repeatable fashion. Automation can involve scripts, templates, and other tools. In a thriving DevOps environment, infrastructure is managed as code. Automation enables DevOps teams to set up and tune test and production environments rapidly. Let's explore more details about each component.