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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 is OpenProject?

OpenProject is a project management tool, development management, issue, and bug tracking tool for shops that are based on both Agile methodologies and veteran methodologies such as waterfall. OpenProject offers flows, forms, and fields that match those methodologies out-of-the-box. This is an open-source alternative tool to Jira – especially for those who realize that Jira […]

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What is Taiga?

Taiga is a project management tool, development management, issue, and bug tracking tool for shops that are based on Agile / Scrum / Kanban methodologies.  Taiga offers flows, forms, and fields that match those methodologies out-of-the-box. This is an alternative tool for Jira – especially for those who realize that Jira is too complex and […]

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New demo: How SonarQube is integrated with GitLab

A new video titled “ Code Quality & Security in Your Development Workflow” was released last week by SonarSource – the manufacturer of SonarQube (and a company we represent). In this video they demonstrate how SonarQube can be integrated with GitLab, GitLab CI/CD and other SCM tools.We took this video and edited it in order […]

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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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Does GitLab Installation over Kubernetes Provide High Availability (HA)?

Foreword: What you gain by installing GitLab on Kubernetes (K8S) and what you don’t. As GitLab representatives in Israel, we are regularly asked technical questions about GitLab and tools, which integrate with it. One of the questions often asked lately is about GitLab’s integration with K8S. We have noticed that there is a popular assumption […]

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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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The Challenge of Getting Full Control Over your Jenkins Deployment

We at ALMtoolbox spend a great portion of our time talking and understanding our customer’s pains. One of the most painful issues Jenkins administrators raise is that they cannot control all of the parts of their Jenkins environment if they are not part of the IT team. As a result the administrator may not find […]

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