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What tag style should we follow for AWS products/services?

As of now, both the aws-* and amazon-* version of the tags are synonyms for each other. So, which one of them should we have as the master? Do we want the aws-* style tag or the amazon-* style tag?...
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Why is the group's logo displaying "Ops"?

Why is our logo displaying "Ops"? Even if there is no place for "DevOps" could be there a better alternative? like "i/o" or some other?
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Strategy during beta phase

Since this beta is out, the community has some development but the Area51 says it has to improve further. Are there for a member like me any operationalizable actions to improve on that besides ...
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DevOps job role's question got closed?

After the question about job role boundaries 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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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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Custom close reasons:

After posting my thoughs on Should debugging CI/CD problems caused by coding errors in the software product itself be on-topic? it comes to my mind we need some usual 'off-topic' close reasons on top ...
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AWS tag should be alias to amazon-web-services

There are two tags: aws and amazon-web-services. I think aws should be synonym of amazon-web-services (similar as on other sites). Is that right?
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So what topics can I ask about here?

There's a help page titled What topics can I ask about here? here. The page tells me: Not to ask questions that have already been asked That I can answer my own question That my question must be on ...
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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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Add an off-topic close reason for generic programming questions

Currently, when flagging or voting to close a question as off-topic, you see two options: This question was caused by a problem that can no longer be reproduced or a simple typographical error. While ...
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Can the Power-Shell tag be renamed to PowerShell?

Currently the most popular tag for PowerShell questions is [Power-Shell]. There's no reason for this to be hyphenated, the correct usage is PowerShell (camel cased). This would also align with how the ...
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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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Hashicorps is now sponsoring DevOps: Sorry there wasn't a head's up

Why don't processes ever go on a road trip? Because they're afraid of breaking down! Thank you for that joke Spencer G. Philippe’s influence is rubbing off. Anyway, that is why I am here: cause one of ...
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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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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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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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Should we start moving on-topic questions from SO and Serverfault to here?

Over the years many DevOps questions have been asked and sometimes even answered on the other common stackexchange sites. Should we make a concerted effort to move those questions over here, or ...
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Are questions about configuring some feature in some software on-topic (or not)? [duplicate]

I see several questions, related to "How to configure this software, this feature?". Should such questions be considered as off-topic (and closed), or not? I understand we want to concentrate here ...
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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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Opinions or not opinions?

During the (multiple) definition phases we discussed (quite) a bit about how opinionated answers would be accepted or received by this community. Was a consensus reached about this topic? Not aware ...
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Could someone remove the meme tag?

When to use the tag "meme"? The meme tage has been removed from the questions. Could someone remove this tag?
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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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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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Are questions that are related to raspberry pi in scope of devops?

Are questions that are related to raspberry pi like this one in scope of the devops stackexchange site?
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Is my question about continuous delivery for tvOS applications off-topic?

I'm starting development on a tvOS application and want to learn more about what continuous delivery options exist for tvOS. Unlike iOS, tvOS does not support enterprise distribution, so I cannot use ...
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Are questions on Developer Experience off-topic on DevOps?

Is Developer Experience (as related to the culture DevOps facet I suppose?) off-topic here? Examples: Would the strategy/methodology to qualify the level of Developer Experience significantly differ ...
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Splunk will soon be sponsoring DevOps Stack Exchange

We're excited to announce that Splunk will be sponsoring DevOps Stack Exchange beginning July 7th through December 31. We wanted to give you a heads-up and walk you through what it will look like. How ...
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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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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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What is the best way to close a question that is fully answerable with a single google search?

Some questions being asked could likely be answered with a quick google search, or just looking for the correct plugin. Is there a clear way we can mark a question to be closed while providing the ...
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Reputation # for closing questions

It seems that there is a slight problem with having the ability to close questions enabled to everyone starting from reputation 1. Since this is still a beta, and there are relatively few active ...
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Do we have access to SE user database to track our community growth?

My impression is that delta increase of registered users is growing every day e.g we might have entered some accelerated growth phase. Is there any data available to make a graph, or even an existing ...
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How does people directly get above 100 rep immediately?

I have seen some users here that are new and haven't posted anything that is, no user activity. How come these people have reputation of above 100 without doing anything. I found this while I was ...
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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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Is uploading images on DevOps broken?

I just tried to upload an image in a question on meta.devops but it failed with: Failed to upload image; an error occured at imgur | Close Is there something specific that needs to be set up for a ...
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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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What is our take on list-style community-wiki questions?

I have asked a question about devops conferences around the world. And it has been closed as a list question, whereas it has been a helpful post in both CrossValidated and DataScience. As it would be ...
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According to the review bar there should be a number of posts that require review, but that does not seem to be the case

According to the review bar there should be a number of posts that require review, but that does not seem to be the case. When I click on 7 then an overview of posts is shown, but none of them ...
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About badges for recurring visits and mobile application

About the enthusiast and fanatic badges that you obtain visiting this site daily, doas anyone know if the visits made using the mobile application counts like a visit?
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How to properly ask questions with geographical limitations?

How do you ask question about resources that could have a geographical limitations? For example questions on Conferences, Seminars, University programs, etc. Questions like that can either be viewed ...
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How can we encourage Constructive Criticism?

How can we encourage users to use Constructive Criticism? It seems that some of the users, encouraged or excused by the StackExchange rules are primarily focused on Destructive Criticism, which ...
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Help promote this site for Drupal related DevOps topics?

There is a question on meta.drupal.SE about "Community Promotion Ads - 2017". Here is one of the answers over there (disclosure: it's mine), to recommend devops.SE for Questions related to "DevOps ...
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What kinds of question are on-topic here? (The Help Center is currently silent)

At the time of this writing, the /help/on-topic page for the main site seems to only contain cookie-cutter text about what other network sites might be suitable for questions that are off-topic here (...
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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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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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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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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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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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What could be cross-functional DevOps questions?

I think most powerful "human" thing about DevOps is breaking down the silos and creating new ways of communication. Previously we have had the culture tag trending quite well, but of course the ...
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How can we (or should we) distinguish ourselves?

In considering the elevator pitch it seems to me that any good elevator pitch for a product or service which is entering an existing market includes a simple means or device to distinguish this ...
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