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Building Infrastructure using Terraform

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Here are two real use cases where we helped our customers to build “Infrastructure as Code” using Terraform. 1. Customer from segment of energy saving and IoT The customer has a web application build using GitLab CI. The customer uses AWS as an infrastructure with Cloud front, S3, Route 53 and external DNS provider. They […]

Join our Webinar: What’s New in HashiCorp Vault

Next week we are hosting HashiCorp company to discuss different aspects of using Vault effectively. Webinar is free of charge. Introducing Vault 1.7, Vault Cloud and “Ask Me Anything” (April 21th at 11AM CEST)   We are hosting John Boero, Solution Engineer in HashiCorp Company, to discuss about Vault and give you the chance to […]

New Recording: HashiCorp Nomad Webinar

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Last week we hosted John Boero from HashiCorp company, who presented what’s new in Nomad (for about half an hour) and also answered questions asked about the product (for about another half hour). A total of 5 questions were asked and he managed to answer them all! We added the questions at the end of […]

New Recording: Terraform Webinar

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Last week we hosted John Boero from HashiCorp company, who presented what’s new in Terraform and also answered questions asked about the product. A total of 10 questions were asked and he managed to answer them all! We added the questions at the end of this post. We edited the recording and also added subtitles […]

New Recording: Consul Webinar

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Last week we hosted John Boero from HashiCorp company, who presented what’s new in Consul (for about half an hour) and also answered questions asked about the product (for about another half hour). A total of 8 questions were asked and he managed to answer them all. We added the questions at the end of […]

GitLab 13.9: a Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

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See how new features are distributed among stages and features GitLab 13.9 was released yesterday with dozens of new features. As we initially published a month ago, we released an updated diagram of all features in GitLab separated by stages (Y axis) and editions (Free / Premium / Ultimate). We are often asked about the […]

See Another Value of GitLab Premium

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I am often asked about the benefits of GitLab Premium. I recently analyzed all the features in GitLab to quantify and visualize the value of GitLab Premium (in addition to a long list of features that can be seen here and in addition to the detailed spreadsheet we send to our customers). It is said […]

New GitLab features for 2020 – Retrospective and Insights

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New Year is a great time to summarize the past year! So let’s see what happened with GitLab product. This time I decided to focus on new features that were released in 2020 and to represent some interesting data and insights as charts. As providers of DevOps and ALM solutions (and partners of GitLab company […]

Looking for Jira alternatives?

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Following Atlassian’s recent announcement of the discontinuation of Jira Server, we have been receiving inquiries regarding the move to Jira Cloud / Data Center as well as requests for help in choosing an alternative tool (neither Jira nor Atlassian’s). The next post is for those who are looking for a replacement tool for Jira. We […]

Atlassian Changed the Rules. What’s Next?

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Recently Atlassian company shocked and angered its community of users worldwide (including ourselves) by deciding to sunset its on-premises software. We support many customers with Atlassian on-premises installations, and during the last few weeks we have received dozens of inquiries asking,  “What do we do now?” My first response was, “Wait a little, if you […]