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What Is DevOps?

The essence of DevOps is to leverage native, well-known tools and processes in an agile and iterative fashion in teams that are self-sufficient and capable of rapid and frequent, even daily, code releases. The use of native tools by developers and IT professionals allows a low threshold for the adoption DevOps, resulting in a highly automated, high-frequency release cycle, instead of the release-per-year approach of the traditional waterfall development model.

The Role of the Secure Shell (SSH) protocol

The Secure Shell protocol is deeply immersed in DevOps. SSH (and SFTP) are the fundamental secure building blocks that enable the rapid, frequent, and highly automated build and release process favored by DevOps.




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