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Do we need a question to define what is behind the term "DevOps"?

I tend to agree, although there are some reservations which need clear answers to really make it work well. For example, when eventually a question like "What does a DevOps engineer do all day?" ...
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Reasons why users join the site but do no ask many questions?

I just joined this SE... and I'll give a frank answer here: I joined up looking for DevOps. What I found are questions and answers on tooling. Looking at the current first page I see questions ...
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Is asking for an explanation of DevOps-related terminology on-topic?

I'm glad you've brought this up. There are two aspects I see about these questions: Are they on-topic? Yes, I think so. It'd be hard for me to argue that questions about serverless computing, feature ...
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Is asking for an explanation of DevOps-related terminology on-topic?

IMHO yes, they should be on-topic. I'll try to present my reasoning. They are DevOps-related to start with, which is what this site is about. There may be gazillions of answers out there, maybe a ...
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What are the criteria for a high quality question title?

My advice for a good title is to summarize as precisely as possible what the question is about the way you may ask it to a colleague. So you may wish to be precise and avoid too long titles or to ...
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Do we need a question to define what is behind the term "DevOps"?

The other, slightly flippant, answer to this question is: If you were to ask 10 people what DevOps is you would get 10 different answers. — DevOps.com I am also of the opinion that DevOps is a ...
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How to properly ask questions with geographical limitations?

There may be some cases where geographically-constrained questions make sense. For example if you have to follow certain rules or laws that only apply to a particular country/region. I can't think of ...
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How to handle questions where the answers may depend on the platform (OS)?

Personally, if I am knowledgeable in multiple ways to solve a problem, I will attempt to articulate them all, depending on the depths I need to go into for each answer this might be to multiple ...
Richard Slater's user avatar
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Reasons why users join the site but do no ask many questions?

My main motivation to join StackExchange sites is just this: I want to be able to upvote good answers. Usually, I only ask a question when I thoroughly searched for an answer, feel that I'm clear on ...
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How can we improve our How to Ask page?

After viewing the "How to ask" page the following improvements could increase value of this page: Link it more prominently on the community landing page; I must admit I have discovered it for the ...
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Do we need a question to define what is behind the term "DevOps"?

It's difficult. For a subject like DevOps, it's very appealing to say, "Let's decide what's DevOps and what isn't, so we can just point to it when people aren't sure what it is!", or, "Let's make one ...
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Do we need a question to define what is behind the term "DevOps"?

We deal with this problem at the Hermeneutics.SE all the time: Many questions are too broad and/or primarily opinion based. The solution is all in how you ask. So instead, of asking "What is DevOps" ...
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Is asking for an explanation of DevOps-related terminology on-topic?

I tend to be in favor of two kinds of terminology-related questions. The first are comparison questions. These are where there are two (or sometimes three) terms that, to someone reading their ...
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