5 DevOps trends everyone should get ready for in 2020
Are you ready for DevOps in 2020? As DevOps matures, prepare yourself for the coming decade and brush up on the top 5 DevOps trends that will become relevant in the new year and beyond. Organizations will want to stay up to date with DevSecOps, cloud-native DevOps, Google’s Golang, increasing automation possibilities, and more.
Owing to the world of benefits it offers, organizations are gradually adopting DevOps practices at all levels. In fact, owing to its high efficiency and faster deployment, DevOps is shaping the world of software and making its way to the mainstream.
As DevOps matures, it continues to change the IT and digital management across the globe. Take a peek into what DevOps has in store for 2020 and the years beyond.
DevOps teams will seek automation possibilities through AI and data science
AI technology and data science holds a lot of promise in the DevOps realm. AI can help DevOps teams to determine where issues arise in continuous integration (CI) or continuous development (CD) and for acting suitably on the data collected from customers.
AI is also encouraging DevOps to move to a predictive state. For instance, it can help them determine the changes to be made to improve the CI pipeline. Thus, AI and machine learning can help DevOps professionals to be more proactive than reactive.
The increasing popularity of AI and data science-driven apps is encouraging DevOps teams to apply the DevOps philosophy when managing automated pipelines and maintaining and testing various deployed models in the production chain. As firms look for improved efficiency and faster deployment, DevOps automation will be a hot topic in the coming year.
Golang will increase in popularity
Google’s Golang is a programming language used for DevOps tools like Kubernetes, Helm, Docker, Etcd, and Istio among others. Though the language is relatively new, Golang aligns well with the DevOps goals of scalability, application performance efficiency, modularity, and portability in the application and the software delivery process. In fact, brands like Uber, Twitter, Apple, Dropbox, Docker, and YouTube are already using this cloud-programming language.
The future for Golang in DevOps looks bright because it’s apt for the DevOps ecosystem and is heavily backed by Google. No wonder, several DevOps teams are either using Golang or planning to use it in the future.
In the coming years, Golang will be increasingly preferred in the DevOps world as the language offers DevOps-relevant features that help organizations develop highly-competitive concurrent programs and obtain precise outcomes for outsourcing software companies.
There will be an increased emphasis on serverless architecture
DevOps has redefined serverless architecture, allowing firms to save time, ensure resilience in the flow of work, and cut down costs. Future web developers are increasingly focusing on developing and hosting websites and apps that are based on the serverless architecture. This is because it ensures improved developer productivity, quick deployment, enhanced scalability, and awesome user experience. No wonder, the serverless market is expected to boom, crossing USD 7.7 billion by 2021.
Thus, in the future, several firms are expected to employ the serverless computation in DevOps.
Cloud-native DevOps will gain prominence
The adoption of cloud-native DevOps is sure to drive innovation, advanced transformation, and better customer experience. Cloud-native is about using technology to automatically manage the installation, configuration, and supervision of cloud services. With cloud automation, there will be a faster software release. Therefore, the future for cloud-native technologies looks big. In fact, Oracle predicts that by 2025, 80 percent of all enterprise workloads will move to the cloud.
For instance, in 2020, experts predict that there will be a boom in the adoption of Kubernetes because of its ease of use, features, and easy integration with major cloud platforms. Check out what Abby Kearns, the executive director of Cloud Foundry Foundation, has to share about cloud-native technologies and applications in this video.
She states the example of the U.S. Air Force that has adopted cloud-native principles and agile practices to develop apps that can run on multiple clouds.
Thus, 2020 will experience a growth in cloud-native applications and technologies which will boost cloud automation.
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DevSecOps will be prioritized
The year 2019 was a particularly interesting year for security, cloud computing, and DevOps. This year, most organizations adopted cloud-based infrastructures, serverless architecture, and DevOps culture and process, causing them to release code at a much faster rate. This has heightened the need for security to be integrated into the process as a faster code generation also means increased vulnerabilities.
In 2020 and beyond, organizations will want to integrate security in their DevOps, thereby reducing vulnerabilities in the system.
The field of DevOps hasn’t stopped growing yet! It is constantly evolving and has a promising future. Owing to the world of benefits it offers, the DevOps model is being adopted by several organizations across the globe. Staying updated with the latest trends in this thriving field will give you an idea of where DevOps is headed, helping you take your business to new heights.