Agile is a development model that refers to an iterative approach that aims at frequent customer feedback, enhanced collaboration, and small and rapid releases.
Whereas, DevOps is a practice that aims to bring the development and operations teams together. It focuses on cross-functional team collaboration and communication and promotes faster deployment in an automated way.
While Agile and DevOps may have similar goals, they have different processes, practices, and tools. For example, automation is a key element of DevOps, however, it does not hold much importance in Agile.
Here are some key points that will help you understand the 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.