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Most Asked DevOps Interview Questions

Here we have compiled the most probable DevOps interview questions asked in the industry. You will learn about software version control, Git repository, reverting a commit in Git, Vagrant, continuous testing elements, and the importance of continuous integration, testing, and deployment. These questions are curated after discussing with many interviewers and DevOps Training experts.

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21. How can you bring a new feature to the main branch?

To bring a new feature from any branch to the main branch, you can use the command "git merge" or "git pull command" to get new features from the same branch.

22. What is a ‘conflict’ in git?

Conflicts come into picture when a user has some changes in local and he tries to pull the latest code from remote, if the remote varies in content of the same file then conflict arises, and other thing when user has some changes in local branch and he tries to merge another branch which has different content in it.

23. How can GIT conflicts be resolved?

To resolve the conflicts in git, edit the conflicting files, discuss with your team and keep whatever required and remove what is not needed. Then git add, git commit and push. Git knows that you are in the middle of a merger, so it sets the parents of the commit correctly.

24. To delete a branch what is the command that is used?

Once you merge your development branch into the main branch, you don’t need a development branch. To delete a branch use the command to delete local branch "git branch -d < localBranchName >" to delete remote branch "git push origin --delete < remoteBranchName >".

25. What is another option for merging in git?

"Rebasing" is an alternative to merging in git.

26. What is the syntax for "Rebasing" in Git?

Syntax used to rebase the branch is 'git rebase '

27. What are the differences in ‘git remote’ & ‘git clone’?

git remote add origin URL’ just adds remote repository's origin to your git config that specifies a name for a particular URL. While, ‘git clone URL’ copies the entire git repository located at the URL to the local.

28. What is GIT version control?

Version control allows you to track the commit history of files and to revert the changes. Each version captures a snapshot of the file system at a certain point of time. And it has all the files and their histories in a repository.

29. Mention some of the best graphical GIT clients for LINUX?

Here are Some best GIT client for LINUX:
a) Git Cola
b) Git-g
c) Smart git
d) Giggle
e) Git GUI
f) qGit

30. What is Subgit? Why use Subgit?

Subgit is a tool to migrate from SVN to Git. Some of its features are:
a) It supports all git and all sub-version features
b) There is no requirement to change the company’s infrastructure
c) It is much better than git-svn
d) Provides genuine & smooth migration experience.

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