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For questions about the sysadmin - short for (IT) system administrator - role, traditionally in Operations and, from the DevOps prospective, in the Ops side of DevOps.

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Who is this Chaos Monkey and why did he crash my server?

I had a perfect server, it was so pretty and rock solid and so I named it Petra. It was perfect in every way, everything was configured and tuned just right, it had perfect 100% service record and 753 ...
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What is the difference between the traditional Development and Operations Model and Site Reliability Engineering?

"SRE is what happens when you ask a software engineer to design an operations team." – Site Reliability Engineering Since Google's Site Reliability Engineering Book was released, on more than one ...
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How can a Sys. Admin skill up to work as a DevOps engineer?

I am looking for recommendations on how to skill up to be a dedicated DevOps Engineer. I have always wanted to work on Development related projects as I love coding but unfortunately I have never got ...
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AWS Temporary Permission Granting Tool for Account/Service "Firefights"

I'm looking for a service or third party solution that allows for granting temporary access to an IAM user (or group) to one or more services in an AWS account. The example I have is there is an ...
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How can I allow admins to run Django Admin CLI commands against a Django application deployed live as part of a Docker Swarm cluster?

Specifically, I want them to run the following: https://django-q.readthedocs.io/en/latest/monitor.html I am looking to write a minimal wrapper-script which would simply allow them to run a single ...
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Can kubernetes `--force` delete of pods be disabled by administrators?

Using kubectl delete pods PODNAME --force removes the pod from the Kubernetes API without checking the underlying pod deleted successfully. In most cases this means resources are locked indefinitely, ...
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Is there a Way to Run a Docker Image without installing it in server?

I have created a Laravel application that I tried to deploy in a shared host (other apps running). It creates a conflict with the other project at the point to observe CSRF interferences at the other ...
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How to do maintenance work in kubernetes cluster

We just moved to kubernetes, but the engineer that helped launch it is on paternity leave before we had hoped (never trust a baby not to be eager!). Now we're trying to do maintenance tasks and one ...
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Bugzilla 4.2 to 5.0.4 'Can't locate parent.pm in @INC'

I've just updated Bugzilla from 4.2 to 5.0 on our Centos 6 vps, using the tarball method: bash$ cd /var/www/html bash$ wget https://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/webtools/bugzilla-5.0.4.tar.gz bash$ ...
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What are the daily job duties of a devops? [duplicate]

I have been working for linux management over 10 years. In the last 5 years, I have added a lot of coding experience through software development like php, ruby, go, etc. I wanna be a devops, but I ...
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