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New White Paper: Code Review with GitLab

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We have just released a new white paper (13 pages) that describes ALL features provided in GitLab that support a modern Code Review process. There are 25 relevant features to code review, and we grouped them by editions (from free edition to enterprise editions) . We also added a few examples, a basic GitLab flow […]

Automating Creation of Software Release Documents

When a software team releases a version of its software, it is often requested to prepare a document describing that version. When the  software is delivered to a specific client (e.g., the government),  you must attach a Version Description Document (VDD). If the software is released to the general public, it is usually accompanied by […]

Free-of-Charge Serverless Computing Using GitLab CI/CD

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In short: GitLab CI/CD lets you run your programs without the need to maintain your own computer, free of charge. A few months ago, we started distributing, to some of our customers, Excel sheets listing GitLab features. How did we create those sheets? We wrote a script, which used GitLab API to extract information from […]

Join our upcoming GitLab Webinar

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This week we are hosting two GitLab employees (one of them is the first engineer at GitLab company) to discuss aspects of GitLab engineering, how GitLab was built and different aspects of using GitLab effectively. Webinar is free of charge. “Ask Me Anything” about GitLab Engineering (September 26th 2PM CET) We’ll be hosting: Marin Jankovski, Engineering Manager […]

Recordings from GitLab Commit Conference (Brooklyn 2019)

Creating a CI/CD Pipeline with GitLab and Kubernetes in 20 Minutes  GitLab and Kubernetes provide everything you need to build, test, deploy, and run your app at scale. In this session you’ll learn how to transform a fresh Kubernetes cluster into a CI/CD bastion for your GitLab projects in 20 minutes starting from scratch […]

Join our upcoming HashiCorp Vault Webinar

Next week we are hosting a HashiCorp employee to discuss different aspects of using Vault effectively. Webinar is free of charge. Introducing Vault ; Integration with OpenShift and “Ask Me Anything” (July 31st 11AM CET) We are hosting Lieuwe Helmus, Senior Solution Engineer in HashiCorp Company, to discuss about Vault, integration with OpenShift and give you the chance to […]

New Demo: GitLab CI/CD

This is a demo we got from GitLab company – we’ve edited and added English captions. It’s an updated technical demo that demonstrates how to use GitLab CI/CD: How to set configuration file of GitLab CI/CD (gitlab-ci.yml) How to run CI pipelines How to configure runners (nodes) and how to execute tests To watch demo […]

Watch: How AppsFlyer Moved from Bitbucket to GitLab

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Few months ago we invited Elad Leev, a DevOps Engineer at AppsFlyer company, to explain why they migrated away from Bitbucket to GitLab. He also shared some tips and best practices of applying the migration. Elad demonstrated the architecture they built for a new secured and rapid environment of GitLab including AWS, GCP and HashiCorp […]

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

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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 […]

GitHub Follows GitLab and Bitbucket and now offers private repositories for free

Starting from today, GitHub is offering free repositories – at no charge  – on their public cloud (github dot com). They limit it to 3 free collaborator users (who write code), and you have to pay if you have more than 3 (as it was before). It’s good for those who have a side-project and […]