Work remains work, regardless of the location. Working remotely has become the new normal, but some organizations have started to return to their office workspaces, albeit with a minimal workforce. Though going back to work may not be as difficult as adapting to remote work instantly, certain operational challenges are unavoidable; for example, monitoring workspace infrastructure is nothing new, but managing different locations simultaneously has yet to become customary.
Microservices and distributed architectures have become the norm for building modern day applications. While the cloud has made it easier to deploy and scale microservices, it has opened up a complex set of problems for DevOps by virtue of the sheer volume of interactions between those services.