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Announcing a site sponsorship for DevOps Stack Exchange

My name is Jascha, and I'm a Product Manager for Advertising at Stack Overflow. I'm excited to announce that New Relic has generously agreed to sponsor the DevOps site for the upcoming 3 months, as a ...
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DevOps job role's question got closed?

After the question about job role bondaries of a DevOps engineer has been closed, I'd like to share that I feel a strong disagreement and disharmony about that. Indeed, the question is not of a ...
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I will be inactive for at least one month [closed]

I will be inactive for one month after reading this Q&A https://meta.stackoverflow.com/q/392867/2777965 and perhaps I will leave SE.
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What does exactly organic growth mean in context of our site?

In many cases, I hear that an SE site should grow organically. Basically I agree with it. Still I would like to understand which factors do influence that process. One scenario is for example which I ...
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How to attract practitioners of DevOps as mature member candidates to bring their expertise to our DevOps SE site?

In a related DevOps SE Meta discussion, @Bruce Becker suggested: .. we might not have enough mature members yet to handle a lot more traffic, .. [] I do have the impression that practitioners of ...
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Reasons why users join the site but do no ask many questions?

My own experience is that I've started joining Q&A sites mostly to post questions. Though, I kept asking more questions. Therefore I wonder that we have quite many members, and still growing, but ...
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Call to DevOps SE moderators: migrating unanswered DevOps questions to our site

As I've found out, it's possible under certain conditions to migrate unanswered DevOps questions to our site as lower boundary of the eligibility to do so. Say migration is from source to target. (...
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Risk assessment of getting closed during Beta?

I've come across a closed SE site for startups with the claim it was not active enough during Beta. Comparing it to our site stats (as of Jan 05 2020) gives an unpleasant feeling. Could we be ...
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2019: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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What does the community think about requesting SO and SF to include DevOps to one of the migration options? [duplicate]

I created two Q&As to ask SO and SF to include DevOps to the migration options? Does DevOps community agree with this? I think that this could increase the the number of questions that are asked ...
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What to do with questions that do not get any answers?

At the moment there are 391 questions without answers, see https://devops.stackexchange.com/questions?sort=mostvotes&filters=noanswers According to https://stackoverflow.com/help/no-one-answers ...
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Blatantly off-topic?

Uhm, I am not exactly the most active user here, since most of the stuff I do with any remote connection to devops will be catered by other SE sites (Unix, ServerFault, SuperUser and AskUbuntu come to ...
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Understanding growth of our community vs. user base estimation from other resources

Recently, I've checked for how many DevOps interested people are out there based on other online communities on this topic. The Reddit r/devops counts about 120K+ subscribers (though related to this ...
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What is our policy on profanity?

Is there a policy on the use of profanity? Since this is a multicultural site, I suspect that the default attitude is "laissez-faire". If there is no such policy do we want one, i.e. a list of banned ...
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Tag suggestion: webhook

I was surprised to find there isn't a webhook tag on the DevOps site. Is this something that should be added? A webhook tag could apply to many existing questions, including: Jenkins GitHub ...
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Burninate [development-environment]

development-environment has no tag wiki and only 8 questions, none of which seem related to each other. Should we get rid of it? (I'm vaguely aware that burninations are generally requested for tags ...
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2019 Community Moderator Election Results

DevOps's first moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied and the two new moderators are: They'll be joining the existing crew shortly—please thank them for ...
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2019 Community Moderator Election

The 2019 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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Announcing a Pro Tempore Moderator election

Summary: DevOps Stack Exchange will begin the nomination stage for a special election on September 23 to bring in two more moderators. For full details of the process, see the announcement on Meta ...
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Time to step down and let this be

It took me a while to make my head around this, but I feel it's time for me to leave. We had a bunch of talks at the beginning on what this site would be about and around moderation in general. I'...
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How does a beta StackExchange site become non-beta? [duplicate]

What are the parameters which are taken into consideration when deciding that a certain site is needed?
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Extrem Feedback Devices

Are Extrem Feedback Devices and Software which are used to create them (Dashboards etc.) considered on-topic? It feels like it could be because it can and will help Users in the scope of DevOps (...
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How many questions is too many?

I noticed a single user posting a lot of Docker-related questions in the past few days. Is this behavior acceptable or is it considering flooding? If that's the case, I could manage to convince him to ...
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Are issues related to DevOps literature and educational materials on-topic on this site?

I reviewed the answers in the Help Center and didn’t notice any restrictions on literature, technical documentation, training materials or resources for training and professional growth in this area. ...
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Do all Docker-related questions belong to DevOps?

I'm relatively new to devops.stackexchange.com and I already asked a couple of Docker-related questions. But before asking, I always wonder if I should post here, on stackoverflow, on serverfault on ...
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2018: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, in ...
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Are Product Recommendation questions on topic?

Most SE sites I participate in have sections in the help documentation and close options to make "product recommendations" off topic for the site. These sorts of questions are often opinion based and ...
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New tag request: binary repository manager

We talk about all possible DevOps tools using their product names but at least in the case of the Ivy/Artifactory/Nexus.. product family there is a term I find descriptive and neutral enough: A ...
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VSTS has been renamed to Azure Devops

The meta.SO has already addressed the proposed resolutions, but I think the outcome should be reflected here to avoid confusion. https://meta.stackoverflow.com/questions/373920/vsts-has-been-renamed-...
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What can we do to have more debates about devops.se policies?

Lately the engagement on meta.devops.se has been quite low, the last question where I would have hoped to see other feedback than mine is What is the cross posting policy on DevOps?. It only gathered ...
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Beta progress indicator “2.5 answers per question”

In DevOps, for sure more than one solution approach can be possible to a given problem, however while questions are required to be very narrow and not allowing opinions, this creates in my ...
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What is the cross posting policy on DevOps?

Cross posting tends to be frowned upon on SE sites. I recently had a flag declined for "flags should only be used to make moderators aware of content that requires their intervention" on this question....
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Assessing DevOps & Data Science and vice versa topicality

First, to review the definitions from Wikipedia. DevOps - DevOps is a software engineering culture and practice that aims at unifying software development (Dev) and software operation (Ops). The main ...
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Is this Q&A in scope of this stackexchange?

Is this Q&A in scope of this stackexchange site? On one hand it could be the case as, but on the other hand it is really about how to create a graph based on database records. From the latter ...
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What tag should be used for tools that harden the platform like ChaosMonkey?

According to Wikipedia, ChoasMonkey is used to test resilience of IT infrastructure. What about creating a resilience or resilience-testing tag? Note: in the mean time this tag has been created and ...
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How to check what was the previous tag and why it has been removed?

I am sure that back in the day I added tags to the following questions: https://devops.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/untagged It looks like that these have been removed as they have only the ...
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Is it acceptable to post someone else comment as an answer to increase the percentage of answered questions?

So now and then, I check the unanswered tab to see whether there are unanswered questions. A couple of them contain comments that include an answer. For some of the Q&As I have asked the person ...
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Will this DevOps Q&A site ever graduate?

I really worry whether this Q&A site will ever become official as the number of visitors dropped significantly the last two week, from more than 1000 to less than 10 a day. Do other people have ...
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posting scripts for the community

I have a powershell script that is useful for interfacing VSO builds/releases with jenkins. Is this something I can contribute to the community via a wiki or should I post this elsewhere?
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Is this a question that would be better suited as a community wiki? [duplicate]

Regarding the question: What are must-read books for DevOps engineer to become a true expert? I see its being down voted, and I can understand why. However, I personally feel like this would be a ...
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Please Add a VSO Tag

Should there be a tag for VSO. My organization exclusively uses the Microsoft stack and so I have questions I would like to tag with VSO to indicate that I'm using Visual Studio Online, as opposed to ...
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Disagreement with the closure of “can you use DTR and UCP with Docker EE basic?”

Earlier today I asked the question Can you use DTR and UCP with Docker EE basic? I can see why it'd be a grey area on this site. But without an on topic or don't ask page, I can't see what this site ...
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Would it be possible to close questions because of insufficient research effort?

On serverfault it is possible to close questions due to insufficient research: Requests for product, service, or learning material recommendations are off-topic because they attract low quality, ...
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Could someone add k8s as a synonym of kubernetes?

I tried to add a synonym, but only admins are allowed to do that.
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Tag synonym request: container vs containers

I do not have enough rep in either containers or container to create a tag alias, but IMHO it would be needed, hence this request. If this gets agreement it would be worthy to get it done earlier ...
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Request for application tags (Flask/Redis)

I have a question about my DevOps stack exchange post: Should worker processes of web applications be placed in separate containers? Flask and Redis constitute important aspects of the question which ...
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Request and question about application tags (gunicorn/flask) in web applications

I have a question about my DevOps Stack Exchange post: Why is environment variable mangled in docker compose environment file I would like to add the gunicorn tag since it is the Web Server Gateway ...
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Should this question not be protected?

In my opinion this question should be protected as this is a high valued one and the other answers hardly add any value.
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How can we improve our How to Ask page?

I've been crawling in the unanswered questions page for some cleaning and I did close a bunch of questions as unclear what you're asking. The notice for this close reason links to How to Ask and I ...
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Is RPA (Robotic Process Automation) a topic for DevOps? (and so on-topic here)

It seems like that automation is possible not only through intelligent scripts but through software robots as well. They call it robotic process automation. Robotic process automation (or RPA) is an ...

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