What is GitOps

GitOps, or operation by pull request, is a powerful developer workflow that enables organizations to accelerate cloud native continuous delivery with control and security.

GitOps refers to the set of practices that enable developers to carry out tasks that traditionally fell to operations personnel. As development practices evolve, GitOps is becoming an essential skill for many job roles. The term was originally coined by European Kubernetes management software company Weaveworks. It related to their Flux CD, with uses a reconciliation approach to keep Kubernetes clusters in sync using Git repositories as the source of truth. Weaveworks donated Flux CD to CNCF.

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