Archive for the ‘GitLab CI’ Category

New GitLab features for 2020 – Retrospective and Insights

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 […]

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What are the differences between GitLab Premium and GitLab Ultimate?

Many GitLab Starter customers ask us “What are we losing by not having access to GitLab Ultimate capabilities?” And there’s another version of the question, asked by those who use the free GitLab version or have not yet used GitLab: “What are the differences between Premium and Ultimate?” or: “Why should we start with the […]

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What are the differences between GitLab Premium and GitLab Starter?

Many GitLab Starter customers ask us “What are we losing by not having access to GitLab Premium capabilities?” And there’s another version of the question, asked by those who use the free GitLab version or have not yet used GitLab – and they ask: “What are the differences between Starter and Premium?” or: “Why should […]

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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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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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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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New: CI Module for “The Shield” application to improve its Code Security and Fight Coronavirus

To encourage downloads of the ‘Shield’ app that fights coronavirus, we have built a complementary Continuous Integration (CI) solution and code scanners to improve information security, code security and privacy of the app. We also invite the developers to use it freely and continuously in future. A few days ago, the Israeli Ministry of Health […]

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Kubernetes and GitLab Integration

We’re often asked about the integration of Kubernetes with GitLab and GitLab CI/CD and how it works if compared to Jenkins CI. So we thought to write a post about the maturity of integration with GitLab and provide a full list of how GitLab can help you get the most out of Kubernetes. So here […]

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Podcast: Kubernetes and GitLab

A few days ago I encountered an interesting interview in the Kubernetes Podcast website, talking about GitLab and Kubernetes. The hosts interviewed Marin Jankovski — an Engineering Manager at GitLab and the first employee of GitLab (!) . The interview concerns GitLab, Kubernetes, deployment, the SaaS offering of GitLab, transparency and an anecdote around the logo […]

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New White Paper: Code Review with GitLab

Last update: 06/18/2020 We have just released a new white paper (15 pages) that describes ALL features provided in GitLab that support a modern Code Review process. There are 29 relevant features to code review, and we grouped them by editions (from free edition to enterprise editions) . We also added a few examples, a […]

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