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In an ever changing and evolving technology environment, agility is key to keep pace with the disruptive application development changes. Software teams involved in application development specifically, using DevOps, are under pressure.  Development teams must move faster than ever, test earlier, release early, release often and not compromise any quality or cost.

Traditional IT operational approaches are not sufficient to meet these new demands. Customers want application updates quickly and error free.  To meet this demand, development teams are required to increase application release efficiency and frequency. That drives the need for enhanced collaboration, automation and information sharing among stakeholders. In an effort to achieve this seamless internal collaboration, many companies are turning to the DevOps approach. With both a technology focused world and these increased application delivery demands, it is no surprise that DevOps tools are a hot topic.

To realize the potential in DevOps, it is key to understand requirements and have it properly implemented.  The DevOps toolbox contains many of element options.  As a result, a wide variety of tools can be leveraged to meet specific requirements of DevOps from configuration management, integration management, delivery management and monitoring.  Due to these options, it’s not uncommon for organizations to feel overwhelmed by the complexity of DevOps implementation and utilization.

The DevOps monitoring tool is one of the most important elements that facilitate increased awareness during each stage of the delivery pipeline. There are various aspects of monitoring that organizations need to consider. While monitoring existed long before DevOps became mainstream, DevOps has revolutionized the software development process.

Before undertaking any DevOps monitoring strategy, you should answer the following questions:

  • Why do you want to monitor?
  • What will you monitor?
  • How exactly will you monitor?

DevOps tools for monitoring can improve visibility, productivity, achieve higher-performing systems and establish cross-functional collaboration. It could be argued that monitoring tools are the most essential and provide crucial information to ensure service uptime and optimal performance.

With so many tools on the market, which ones should you be using?  Choosing from open source and commercial tools can be overwhelming.  Choose a partner who understands your entire process and is able to customize features that you desire.

With over 20+ years of experience, Prime Technology Group is an ideal DevOps partner who can ensure you are able to achieve all of the following in DevOps monitoring:

  • Identify your organizations’ readiness for adoption of DevOps and Cloud technologies
  • Define the roadmap for adoption of DevOps Tools
  • Identify benefits, risks, and cost impact

The core of Prime’s DevOps offerings is our highly differentiated technical expertise in DevOps Solutions and Services including:

  • DevOps Assessment,
  • Continuous Development,
  • Continuous Deployment and
  • Continuous Testing.

To learn more about how Prime can help contact us.

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