Archive for the ‘DevOps’ Category

High Availability: Bitbucket Data Center VS GitLab HA

Last update: 10/26/2020 We regularly help our customers plan and implement on-premises and cloud High Availability (HA) solutions in close networks (air-gapped) or cloud / hybrid, and for a variety of tools – e.g. Atlassian Bitbucket, GitLab, Jira, Artifactory, SonarQube, GitHub and more. We are often asked “which HA solution is better in the scope […]

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Join our upcoming GitLab Webinar

This week we are hosting two GitLab employees (one of them is the first engineer at GitLab company) to discuss aspects of GitLab engineering, how GitLab was built and different aspects of using GitLab effectively. Webinar is free of charge. “Ask Me Anything” about GitLab Engineering (September 26th 2PM CET) We’ll be hosting: Marin Jankovski, Engineering Manager […]

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Is it possible to use GitLab CI/CD with Bitbucket?

Recently we witnessed a growing interest in GitLab and especially in its advanced built-in CI/CD component. To answer that interest, we have written a few papers on that topic and held several meetings (all of them recorded). As a result we were asked a number of questions about GitLab CI/CD. In this paper I want […]

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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 Demo: GitLab CI/CD

This is a demo we got from GitLab company – we’ve edited and added English captions. It’s an updated technical demo that demonstrates how to use GitLab CI/CD: How to set configuration file of GitLab CI/CD (gitlab-ci.yml) How to run CI pipelines How to configure runners (nodes) and how to execute tests To watch demo […]

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Does GitLab Installation over Kubernetes Provide High Availability (HA)?

Foreword: What you gain by installing GitLab on Kubernetes (K8S) and what you don’t. As GitLab representatives in Israel, we are regularly asked technical questions about GitLab and tools, which integrate with it. One of the questions often asked lately is about GitLab’s integration with K8S. We have noticed that there is a popular assumption […]

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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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A GitLab-assisted DevOps Journey at Jaguar Land Rover

This time I have chosen to summarize a lecture from the recent DevOps Enterprise Summit in London. The conference was organized by Gene Kim, the author of a well-known book, The Phoenix Project. Lecture recordings were published a few days ago. I have selected this specific lecture for a number of reasons: It’s an interesting […]

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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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GitLab Acquires Gemnasium and Offers New Built-in Code Security Features

GitLab has acquired Gemnasium, a service that scans for security vulnerabilities in open source libraries, and soon it will be part of the GitLab product. This move helps GitLab users enjoy static code analysis; dynamic security testing; security container scanning and more. The tool can now scan Ruby, Python and JavaScript code languages, and very […]

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