Archive for the ‘Cloud’ Category

Join our Webinar: Introducing Vault Cloud (HCP)

We hosted Jonathan Vermeulen, Senior Solutions Engineer in HashiCorp Company, to discuss about Vault and give you the chance to ask questions about Vault and HashiCorp’s latest SaaS offering. Vault Cloud (HCP) offers ease of use, no management, faster time to value, flexibility and utilizing Vault as a Service. It’s eventually the same functionality of […]

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Building Infrastructure using Terraform

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 […]

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Atlassian Changed the Rules. What’s Next?

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 […]

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Coming Soon: Changes to CI/CD in GitLab Cloud Free

Yesterday GitLab announced that effective next month (October 2020) they will reduce the limit of free CI/CD minutes. As you know, GitLab Cloud (Gitlab.com) provides shared CI/CD runners, i.e. virtual machines on which you can run your build, test and other jobs. For example, we at ALM-Toolbox use them to run programs, which regularly create […]

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GitHub Follows GitLab and Offers Unlimited Private Repositories for Free

Starting from today, GitHub is offering unlimited free repositories – at no charge  – on their public cloud (github dot com). It’s good for those who have a side-project and they want to keep it private; those who want to keep files private and those who want to hide a project before they make it […]

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Working from Home – Tools and Methodologies

Due to the latest global events and frequently asked questions, we’ve decided to gather tools and services that can help you manage remote work and working from home. We’d be happy to answer any question regarding environment setup, consulting, licensing and support. Contact us: remote@almtoolbox.com Services to support remote work Migration of test and development environments […]

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Join our upcoming HashiCorp Vault Webinar

Next week we are hosting a HashiCorp employee to discuss different aspects of using Vault effectively. Webinar is free of charge. Introducing Vault ; Integration with OpenShift and “Ask Me Anything” (July 31st 11AM CET) We are hosting Lieuwe Helmus, Senior Solution Engineer in HashiCorp Company, to discuss about Vault, integration with OpenShift and give you the chance to […]

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New GitLab CI/CD Workshop

We’re glad to invite you to a free workshop – ‘GitLab CI/CD Workshop’, which will take place at Oracle offices, Petah Tikva. This is a hands-on workshop for developers, tech-leads, DevOps, and automated test developers. The series of meetings will focus on Oracle Container Engine for Kubernetes (OKE) and GitLab CI/CD. When? Wednesday, July 24th […]

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How GitLab and Kubernetes Work Together

GitLab is considered a breakthrough tool not just as a version control and CI tool – but also as a strong CD (Continuous Deployment) tool, especially if you work with containers (such as Docker) and Kubernetes. To demonstrate these benefits of GitLab,we have collected 7 selected videos that were released in the past year. They […]

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New: Autoscale GitLab CI/CD on Spot Instances With Spotinst’s Elastigroup

Spotinst now offers a new service that enables you to integrate their Elastigroup to GitLab CI/CD. That means you can enjoy 3 benefits: Save money on Spot instances you install on AWS (Amazon Web Services) EC2. You can save up to 80% by using Spotinst (read below what Spot instances are) High availability that Spotinst […]

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