Archive for the ‘Git’ Category

Demo: Development workflow using GitLab and OpenProject

Recently, there has been a growing interest in Jira -alternative project management tools that work on a private server (on-premises / self-hosted) or in the cloud, can be connected to git or GitLab /GitHub and are open-source. One of the tools that meets those requirements is OpenProject – a product we officially represent and provide […]

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Demo: Development workflow using GitLab and Taiga

Recently, there has been a growing interest in Jira -alternative project management tools that work on a private server (on-premises / self-hosted) or in the cloud, can be connected to git or GitLab /GitHub and are open-source. One of the tools that meet those requirements is Taiga – a product we officially represent and provide […]

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Learn More About Git Submodules

In this article, we want to tell you how to control versions of complex systems using git submodules. Let’s have a look at the following imaginary example.  Our company has developed a system named Car, which consisted of 3 subsystems: Motor, Steering, and Transmission. Each subsystem has been developed in a separate Git repo and […]

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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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Creating GitLab Branches from Jira

Many projects use GitLab together with Jira. In such a combination, GitLab is used for git repository management, code review (by merge requests [MRs]) and CI/CD, while Jira manages development tasks, bugs and planning. GitLab provides a basic integration with Jira, which allows you to create links between Jira issues and GitLab commits and MRs, […]

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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 worldwide to analyze their […]

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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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Is it possible to use Jira + GitLab + GitLab CI/CD?

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 post I want […]

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