10 tough Jenkins interview questions and answers for DevOps engineers

Source – theserverside.com To be a full stack developer or a DevOps engineer, you need to know CI/CD. It is an absolute requirement. If you’re applying for a new technical position and want to be prepared, here are 10 tough Jenkins interview questions and answers for DevOps engineers that employers often ask. Jenkins interview questions strategies A good strategy to use to apply to this set of tough Jenkins interview questions and answers for DevOps professionals is to first read through each

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Kubernetes Jenkins Master-Slave: Scaling the Scalability Issue

Source – devops.com Dell and many other companies use Jenkins as a CI/CD tool and builds happen with substantial code bases that run 365 days in parallel. Generally, you may not have as much code to build, but the slave that’s created during the build process is in an upstate even after the build is completed. That can result in higher cost, higher unnecessary resource utilization and a more complex delivery pipeline. Is there the process to overcome this situation? Yes.

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How Important Is Open Source for DevOps, Really?

Source – devops.com Depending on your perspective, you might believe that DevOps and open source go hand in hand. Or you may think that, quite to the contrary, the two have little to do with each other. There are good arguments to be made for both interpretations. Let’s explore these two ways of thinking about the relationship between DevOps and open source. Match Made in Heaven? In certain respects, the two share a great deal of core philosophical overlap. Both movements

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TOP 8 DEVOPS CONFERENCES OF 2018 AND WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THEM

Source – techgenix.com As someone who builds software by the DevOps approach, you’ve seen firsthand the benefits of attending conferences and networking with peers and experts, talking about challenges, wins, and finding direction for the future. DevOps conferences are essential if you care about performing at your best in your current role and moving ahead in your career. For the organizations that host these conferences, it’s the busiest time of the year. It’s when they announce the biggest features and

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Jenkins basics: The DevOps and build platform for dev teams

Source – techtarget.com Jenkins is a tool that manages how a team compiles software code and pushes it out to users. Here are the introductory steps to Jenkins basics and how to install it. Jenkins gathers code from developers on a team, runs unit and functional tests, and pushes the tested code and configurations out to target systems. Jenkins has been given the label DevOps, and its focus is not just infrastructure. When you install Jenkins, its role in the DevOps

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New Jenkins plugin tackles DevOps pipelines and app maintenance

Source – sdtimes.com Infostretch has announced a free Jenkins plugin and service intended to assist enterprises with streamlining DevOps development. The plugin will significantly decrease the time needed to code DevOps pipelines and migrate to Jenkins 2.0. It will be able to auto-convert about 90 percent of freestyle Jenkins jobs. Now, instead of developers having to go through thousands of jobs to understand tools, configurations, or parameters, the plugin can just generate the appropriate code for them, the company said. “DevOps

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Are you stuck in the new DevOps matrix from hell?

Source – sdtimes.com If you google “matrix from hell,” you’ll see many articles about how Docker solves the matrix from hell. So, what is the matrix from hell? Put simply, it is the challenge of packaging any application, regardless of language/frameworks/dependencies, so that it can run on any cloud, regardless of operating systems/hardware/infrastructure. The original matrix from hell: applications were tightly coupled with underlying hardware Docker solved for the matrix from hell by decoupling the application from the underlying operating system

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CloudBees, partners add Jenkins services, security

Source – theserverside.com The Jenkins DevOps world has recently gained a series of new services, including advisory and managed services, new security capabilities and database support. For instance, among the new Jenkins services, CloudBees recently delivered a new, free service, CloudBees Jenkins Advisor, which will analyze any Jenkins continuous delivery environment and provide users with information on issues and performance. Announced at the company’s Jenkins World conference at the end of August, CloudBees Jenkins Advisor identifies potential issues and advises organizations on corrective

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Jenkins’ CI/CD moves transform DevOps tool landscape

Source – techtarget.com Updates to the Jenkins open source tool have accelerated in the past year, as supporters seek to spread its adoption throughout the IT industry. Within the past year, CloudBees, a major provider of enterprise-supported Jenkins, has expanded Jenkins’ reach beyond code aficionados — and beyond application development lifecycles. Recent improvements include a customizable dashboard interface and, announced at Jenkins World 2017 at the end of August, a metrics and insights extension. Activity in the past 12 months around Jenkins

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New DevOps deployment tools dangle Jenkins alternatives

Source – techtarget.com Some enterprises have passed over tried-and-true DevOps tools, such as Jenkins, in favor of new DevOps deployment tools that offer a smoother experience. One Jenkins rival, Shippable Inc., has expanded its product to encompass both continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) during the last year, and it has added an on-premises alternative for security-sensitive enterprises this week called Shippable Server. Google and Netflix also turned heads with multicloud support in version 1.0 of the open source Spinnaker

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