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May 31 2017   3:32PM GMT

Adapt or Adopt – Which is correct?

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

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devops-toolchain-svgSuccessfully _______ a DevOps culture in a data center isn’t easy, but it brings great rewards.

A. adapting
B. adopting

 

Answer: B

Adapt is a verb that means to change, modify or adjust to new conditions. You usually adapt to someone or something.

Adopt is a verb that means to take up and start to use or follow. In the sentence above, DevOps is a philosophy that a company can adopt and begin to use in their business model.

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  • fsiserir123
    The answer is B, the meaning of adopt is to choose the way and fellow it. While A means to fellow the way without the choose according to the situations.
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