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Which CI/CD tool(s) should a DevOps newbie learn?

I'm new to DevOps and I'm learning that: The adoption of containerization and GitOps have been clear trends Some CI/CD tools (e.g. Jenkins X) are more geared toward this trend than others (e.g. ...
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Modularizing CI/CD pipelines in Jenkins or in other tools?

I have the following case: There are a couple of repositories (well, two-digit number). Each of them has some sort of (declarative) Jenkins pipeline - it would be one of three types: run tests -> ...
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Suggestions for a good run command review console

Is there a good web console or tool that would help enable us to review Shell Scripts? Usually when maintaining a system, we would run scripts that are managed, or we could run scripts that run only ...
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Does Buildbot support complicated build/deploy scenarios?

I need a tool/framework for CI/CD which can: Support multi-repository project Build and ship only changed part (frontend/backend) using revison hashes to decide Ship some branches (release candidate ...
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What tools should I deploy to support AWS for a Managed Services company?

I work for a managed services company and am working out a plan to retrofit our customer support machines to support AWS in a general way. We use Ansible and lots of ssh port forwarding to connect ...
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Developing inside a Docker image?

Every time I onboard a new person on my team I have to go through the same routine of installing everything, figuring out what changed since last time we onboarded someone etc. Not fun. I've heard ...
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What's the impact of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on DevOps?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a set of rules to improve the protection of data about European citizens. Quote from this link: The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is ...
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Good IDE or plugins for typical DevOps functions?

I'm starting up the DevOps initiative at my company and trying to decide what IDE and other development tooling to invest the team in for our various repositories. Language wise we have a lot of Ruby ...
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Is Gradle used to automate deployment of EAR and WAR files to application servers?

I'm getting a bit deeper into Gradle and want to further automate the process. Generally speaking what are the approaches towards interacting with application servers? I'd want to automate deploying ...
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What is recommended to document an IT technology stack, including their relationship to one another, in a graph database?

Working for a large company with over 500 IT staff and over a 1,000 servers, with each server running its own business applications, we have a tremendous information and co-ordination challenge in ...
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What 'ChatOps' books and resources are available?

We have defined what ChatOps is in the form of the following question: What are ChatOps approach use cases of production infrastructure management?: Practically it means something very different ...
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Automation and the .NET framework which tools to use?

I am aware of the de facto and popular tool choices for various programming languages such as Go, NodeJS, Java, Python etc. However, I do not know what toolchain is reasonable or even (hot) in the ....
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Are there any best practices and/or tools for cleaning old Docker images on a regular basis?

Is there an elegant way or a best practice when it comes to deleting old images from the Docker registry? I see a lot of requests/issues here: https://github.com/docker/docker-registry/labels/delete, ...
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What are ChatOps approach use cases of production infrastructure management?

Many "simple" use cases shown in examples of ChatOps approach, creation of cloud instances, deployments to test environment etc., are there any use cases for production infrastructure management?
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What are further known DevOps operation models?

It seems that many people somehow try to define the software development process using a DevOps tools model but there is no alignment; still I assume that this is more a question of maturity/alignment,...
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