Archive for the ‘GitLab’ Category

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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GitLab Installation: CE or EE?

Many companies planning to start using GitLab are not sure whether to go for the free Community Edition (CE) or for the paid Enterprise Edition (EE). Some decide to start with CE and consider switching to EE later, if they feel that they need more functionality and/or that they want GitLab’s support. Now what version […]

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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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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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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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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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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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