Archive for the ‘Git’ Category

New in GitLab Version 13.0: GitLab Introduces Improved High Availability (HA)

GitLab version 13.0, released just days ago, now allows for high availability and redundancy of the Git storage component. This is important if GitLab is critical for your organization, and its downtime disables software development, CI/CD pipelines and delivery times. We are talking about Gitaly — one of GitLab’s most important components. Let’s talk about Gitaly […]

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Bitbucket Ejects Mercurial – It’s Time for git

Bitbucket announcement Back in 2008, when Bitbucket (formerly Stash), Atlassian’s version-controlled software-hosting service, was launched, it supported only Mercurial repositories. Since then the version control software market has evolved, and Git became the de-facto standard.  According to StackOverfow’s 2018 survey, more than 87% of developers used Git and less than 4% used Mercurial. On August […]

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Our Assortment of GitLab HA/DR Solutions

It is well known that once a system becomes critical for an organization’s daily activities, there arises a need of business continuity, speedy Disaster Recovery (DR) or the ability of the system to be continuously operational for a desirably long length of time (High Availability, aka HA). We help GitLab users in Israel and abroad […]

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Why AppsFlyer Moved from Bitbucket to GitLab

Watch an interesting case study how AppsFlyer moved from Bitbucket to GitLab   Transcription: Hello, my name is Elad Leev. I’m a platform engineer from AppsFlyer and I’ve been there for the last two and a half years I love distributed systems and databases and I’m doing it for a while. I like to call […]

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GitHub Follows GitLab and Bitbucket and now offers private repositories for free

Starting from today, GitHub is offering free repositories – at no charge  – on their public cloud (github dot com). They limit it to 3 free collaborator users (who write code), and you have to pay if you have more than 3 (as it was before). It’s good for those who have a side-project and […]

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Join our upcoming GitLab webinars: Code Security and CI/CD

This week and the week after we are hosting two GitLab employees to discuss different aspects of using GitLab effectively. All webinars are free of charge. 1. GitLab and Code Security (10/10 10AM CET+2) We are hosting Fabio Bussato, Senior Product Manager of Security in GitLab Company, to discuss new code security capabilities included in Gitlab. […]

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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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GNOME Project is Now Using GitLab

GNOME, one of the most recognized, respected projects in the open source world, has moved to GitLab to manage their more than 400 software projects and nearly 900 (!) contributors.  GNOME software is used by millions of people worldwide, and is one of the largest and oldest free software projects. It’s best known for […]

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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 Pricing is Changing Soon

GitLab, a popular solution for smart software development on top of Git, recently announced a price increase for on-premise (self-hosted) editions: GitLab EES is changing in price from $39 per person per year to $48 and will now be called: “GitLab Starter” GitLab EEP is changing in price from $199 per person per year to […]

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