There has been a lot of talk how performance fits into the DevOps philosophy. One interesting aspect is that many believe that Monitoring performance is all that needs to be done. This cannot be further from the truth. The problem is that to do performance properly in a DevOps setting you have to transition away from monitoring the performance of an application and start managing it – not just in the production environment, but across all phases of the software development and deployment process. DevOps is also about the equal share of application ownership between development, testing and operations teams. In order to share ownership you have to share a common language – a common set of tools and data – that is automated and integrated in your continuous application deployment process. But what does that really look like? Here is our perspective.