Half of Amazon’s Operating Profits are from AWS

Once started as a side business, AWS is becoming Amazon’s primary business unit.

Half of Amazon’s operating profits are from AWS. Share of AWS in total sales of Amazon are also more than 10%.

In financial results delivered Thursday, AWS drove $7.43 billion sales for the quarter ending Dec. 31, up 45% from $5.11 billion year-over-year. 

That’s the same year-over-year growth rate (Q4 2018 over Q4 2017) for AWS that it saw in the year-ago quarter (Q4 2017 over Q4 2016).

Operating income for AWS was $2.17 billion, up from $1.35 billion in the year-ago quarter.…

How much experience you have in Devops?

How much experience you have in Devops?

Lots of recruiters and consultants call me and asked this ultimate question,”How much experience you have in Devops?”

This is how this conversation usually goes : –

Consultant : “Zareef, how much experience you have with Devops?”

Me : “Well, Devops terms was coined in year 2009, and I am working on the technologies and practices  which are covered under Devops since start of my career”

Consultant : “Actually, I was asking, how much experience you have in Devops?”

Me : “I was trying to answer the question, as it puzzles me a lot.

7 Devops tools which you should know to create a productive devops culture

7 Devops tools which you should know to create a productive devops culture

Let me state it in start without any introduction. Devops is a culture of practices. It is not a tool. In fact, it is a set of processes for which we use different type of tools, so we can create the culture we want to follow in our organisation or project life cycle. There are lots of open source or proprietary tools to service our devops strategies.

Devops is a combination of rituals as well as tools to do those rituals.…

Devops for QA : Is programming required?

Devops for QA : Is programming required?

Recently I got this query

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I am working as a Testing team lead in manual testing so i don’t have a programming knowledge. Now, I want to learn DevOps. Before join in this course i want to clarify my doubts.

1. Is it possible to learn as a manual tester because I don’t have a programming knowledge?

2. Do I need to write or implement more coding or scripts?

3. Once I finished DevOps course and certification, can I work and perform well?…