02 September 2018, India:
DevOps India Summit 2018 – a DevOps conference concluded with notable audiences and industry experts setting the tone for the future of DevOps in India.
The summit was organized by Xellentro in partnership with DevOps Institute, Crevise Technology, Confinity Consulting, GitLab and PEOPLECERT. The attendees got an opportunity to connect with the industry pioneers and learnt about some of the emerging DevOps practices which they can apply in their own organization.
Experts gave a sneak preview on DevOps adoption and the increase in the possibility of success of those initiatives and technical practices which will further help organizations attain the highest levels of performance.
Talking about the future of DevOps, Mukta Aphale – Founder & CEO at Crevise Technologies said, “The need of DevOps is to change the way software is built and delivered. Today a considerable amount of automation is done to achieve certain goals, but this will go to an unprecedented level in the future with a lot of AI in DevOps. There is a need of doing more automation since the future of automation will invite AI, machine learning, robotic process automation. Surveillance computing automation of security aspects. Say about in 5 years from now, imagine a world where you may not need a Devops engineer to build automation, as the automation will be self-learning. From DecSecOps, RPA, Serverless and Microservices in the near future we will unfold to rock solid AI-Ops. So clearly, there is a lot of thing which can be done in DevOps space through Artificial Intelligence.”
Speaking at the pre-event about the importance of proper implementation of DevOps, Mark Hornbeek who delivered an impactful session on “How to Architect Continuous Delivery” said, “The Indian IT community has really embraced DevOps and the IT teams here are very competitive in terms of implementation of Devops. That is a positive indication to further the DevOps skills in India and instead of outsourcing in parts, it is very important to outsource the entire function to see real efficiency of DevOps and hence the outlook needs to be opiniated in terms of taking a complete project as compared to working on small segments. It is great platform for people to connect and meet people who are willing to learn and ask many important relevant questions. In the near future, Devops will go through transformation in terms of patterns of practice which will be recognised as high performance that has transformed business.”
The Pre-event also witnessed technical session by GitLab Team concluding with a G2G3DevOps Simulation by Niladri Choudhuri, Xellentro whereas the main event was studded with keynote speeches from eminent speakers, Panel Discussions, Lightning Talks and Table Talk sessions.
John Willis – President, DevOps and Digital Practices, SJ Technologies said, “It was a great feeling to attend this summit as we get to meet new people who have been in this industry for a while. I have come across people who are smart, aggressive learners and are eager to know more that they put up questions that was never asked before, it took me a time to navigate to an answer.”
Thanking all the partners and participants at the event, Niladri Choudhuri, who conceptualised the event said, “It is very encouraging to see people coming together and working as team to promote the real essence of DevOps. I thank all the participants who brought their enthusiasm along and asked so many relevant questions. This is the first ever DevOps event in India in such large scale with prime focus on the core content and quality of speakers who bring value to organisation. This is a start to more such future initiatives and I thank everyone for their support.”
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