Agile and DevOps are two major methodologies in the software development industry. While both of these methods are used to enhance efficiency, improve the quality of the product, and promote cross-functional team collaboration, they both have different approaches towards achieving these goals.
Agile follows principles that are lined up with the standards and quality of the Agile Manifesto. It involves a continuous iteration of development in the software development lifecycle, which centers around the collaboration between cross-functional teams.
Whereas, DevOps is a technique that bridges the gap between the development and operations teams. It promotes rapid deployment/delivery with the use of automation.
Let’s take a look at the key differences between Agile and DevOps:
Author Bio – Aaron Cure
Aaron Cure is the Principal Security Consultant at Cypress Data Defense and an instructor and contributing author for the Dev544 Secure Coding in .NET course.
After 10 years in the U.S. Army, I decided to switch my focus to developing security tools and performing secure code reviews, penetration testing, static source code analysis, and security research.