We’ve been trying to hire a DevOps for a position in Hanover, Germany, but it appears that a major stumbling block we have is people’s lack of understanding of what DevOps is. DevOps is a rather new field and it’s closely related to Agile development. Sadly, to many people a DevOps is merely a sysadmin who showers. This is absolutely not the case and a good DevOps is going to save your company a lot of time and money — but only if you know what they are and what they do. But first, let’s have an oversimplification of Agile.