Operate First concept#

Operate First is concept to incorporate operational experience into software projects.

  • “Operate” software in a production-grade environment that brings users, developers and operators closer together.

  • Invite open source developers to bring their projects to a production cloud during development where they can interact with a cloud provider’s operators and gain valuable feedback on the operational considerations of their project.

  • Apply a methodology that’s similar to open source, but without functioning as code, a license, hardware, or a cloud.

  • Use the same community-building process of open source projects, but extended to ops procedures and data.