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Windows is the brand name for a series of operating systems from Microsoft. Use this tag to describe questions about DevOps tools and practices on the Windows Operating System.

Windows is a family of operating systems developed by Microsoft. Originally a graphical add-on for Microsoft DOS, Windows is a common choice for commercial and private operating system users.

Today there are several branches of Windows:

  • Windows for desktops, notebooks, netbooks, and tablets
  • Windows Server, for servers
  • Windows Embedded Compact, for embedded devices
  • Windows Phone, for smartphones

DevOps on Windows is often referred to as "WinOps", a portmanteau of "Windows" and "DevOps".