Agile vs DevOps – Comparison In 200 Words

  • Posted on : October 25, 2019
  • Author : SPEC INDIA
  • Category : DevOps

Agile-Vs-DevOpsAgile and DevOps are two different software development methodologies having a similar goal – to build software faster with maximum efficiency.

Agile is an approach to software development for developing high-quality software frequently in an iterative manner.

DevOps is considered as a logical continuation of the Agile journey. DevOps represents a work culture to bridge a gap between development and operations teams to shorten the development time and build high-quality software.

Key Differences:

MethodologyAgileDevOps
Key PracticesScrum, KanbanCI, CD, CT
Target areasDevelopmentDevelopment and Operations
FocusIterations, quality, and speedCollaboration, integration, and speed
ScopeSpecificUnlimited
RoleScrum Master, Product OwnerDevOps Architect, DevOps Engineer

Similarities:

  • Both designed to improve quality and increase business productivity
  • Promotes shared responsibilities
  • Customer-focused development
  • Faster software delivery and flexibility

While Devops targets more deployment and collaboration, agile mainly focuses on project management to develop software faster.

Agile makes development cycles more efficient and DevOps enables ‘Continuous Everything’ culture.

Agile-backed DevOps is popular among organizations to leverage Agile’s faster development and DevOps’s faster deployment to build software.

Both can work together to maintain software quality and speed.

Agile enables DevOps culture to innovate and deploy faster.

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Author: SPEC INDIA

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