Platform Engineering: The Ultimate Guide
Platform engineering is the newest sociotechnical discipline to arise in response to the cloud native world.
While developer relations typically focus on external developer customers, platform engineers are building services to better serve the needs of internal application and operations developers. An evolution of business agility and DevOps, platform engineering looks to break down more cross-organizational silos, while reducing the cognitive load of application teams and duplicate work. This is usually achieved via the creation of the internal developer platform or IDP.
Read on to learn what platform engineering is, when it’s needed, and how to leverage it to increase team velocity without increasing developer burnout.
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