Archive for the ‘GitLab’ 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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Atlassian Changed the Rules. What’s Next?

Recently Atlassian company shocked and angered its community of users worldwide (including ourselves) by deciding to sunset its on-premises software. We support many customers with Atlassian on-premises installations, and during the last few weeks we have received dozens of inquiries asking,  “What do we do now?” My first response was, “Wait a little, if you […]

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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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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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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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New Integration Between GitLab and Jira

We are expanding our spectrum of GitLab and Jira integration solutions and present a new option for self-hosted GitLab instances: to detect an event in GitLab and to perform whatever action you want. This option can have a number of uses. For example: If a commit was pushed to a GitLab repository and the commit’s […]

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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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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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