Chapter 8

ENSURING A SOLID FOUNDATION

Before applying DevOps principles at scale it is important for executives to ensure they are working from a solid foundation and that they understand the fundamentals currently in place in their organization, or else they will needlessly struggle to transform their development processes.

The first fundamental is clean architectures that enable smaller teams to work independently in an enterprise and make it possible to find defects with fast running unit or subsystem tests. The second is build and the ability to manage different artifacts as independent components. The third is test automation.

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