The world of IT is an ever-expanding one that requires the constant training and upskilling of professionals, so they can keep track with the latest developments in the sphere and continue to lead to more innovative changes that will better the sector.
DevOps is no exception to this rule. It is a collection of flexible software creation and delivery practices that looks to close the gap between software development and IT operations. It aims to bring together the work of software development teams and software operations teams by creating a culture of collaboration and shared responsibility. This can lead to an increase in the efficiency, speed, and security of software development and delivery compared to traditional processes.
We asked Volodymyr Kapshtyk, a DevOps engineer at BrainRocket to share his knowledge about the important resources he and other IT professionals use in order to continue to improve their knowledge on all-things technology.
Here are his recommendations:
- Habrahabr is one of the oldest resources with lots of interesting articles about every IT sphere, especially DevOps. This resource also contains lots of unusual things with DevOps and professionals who want to learn more about this field should definitely make use of this.
- Devopscube is a very useful resource for both beginners and skilled specialists as it has many tutorials, recommendations and guides.
- Quora.com is a question-answer blog, where professionals can ask a question or search for anything related to any problem related to IT.
- Stackoverflow is a resource with problem-solving articles for users that are looking for less theoretical, and more concrete answers to their questions. The key aspect for professionals is that they find answers that are 100% applicable to their particular problem.
- Udemy and Coursera provide lots of affordable (sometimes free) courses. They also award e-certificates to those who pass their courses.
- Last but definitely not least, it is vital to talk to one’s teammates in the DevOps community as well as taking part in startups on a volunteer basis. For IT professionals, the learning process is an ongoing one so they need to focus on acquiring new skills all the time.
Check out these useful resources and websites to improve your knowledge, irrespective of which IT field you are in.