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Recorded: Advanced GitLab CI/CD Workshop

Last update: 01/26/2023 Date: January 24th, 2023 Time: 2pm – 5pm CET The Workshop was recorded and available to watch! GitLab is a complete DevOps platform, delivered as a single application, fundamentally changing the way Development, Security, and Ops teams collaborate. You might have had the chance to take it for a test drive, but […]

Differences of (SaaS) vs GitLab Self-managed

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In the last two years, many people ask us what the differences are between GitLab Self-managed (your own private server) and (GitLab’s SaaS solution). Many are confused about using GitLab in the cloud, That’s why I decided to publish a comprehensive and up-to-date article on the subject, based on the accumulated knowledge of our […]

Join GitLab Security + Compliance Workshop


Date: January 12, 2023 Time: 6pm – 9pm CET / 9am – 12pm PST Cyber attacks have never been more in the news. From Twitter hacks to identity theft, vulnerabilities are exposing gaps in the application development process. Application security is difficult, especially when security is a separate process from your DevOps workflow. Security has […]

Join Workshop: Vault + Zero Trust Security

Vault + Zero Trust Security

Date: Thursday, December 15th Time: 1:00 – 5:00 PM CST   Trust nothing. Authenticate and authorize everything. Join HashiCorp for a zero-trust, identity-based security hands-on workshop. During this workshop, participants will learn about the HashiCorp security model which is predicated on the principle of identity-based access and security. In order for any machine or user […]

Virtual Terraform Cloud on Azure Workshop

Virtual Terraform Cloud on Azure Workshop

Date: Tuesday, December 13th Time: 9:00AM – 12:30PM CST   Increase productivity. Mitigate risk. Reduce cost. Join HashiCorp for a Terraform hands-on workshop on Azure focused on minimizing cloud waste. Developers have increasing control over IT spending due to on-demand cloud consumption models. With cloud infrastructure, you pay for what you use, but also for […]

GitLab and Floating License / Concurrent Users

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We are often asked from time to time whether GitLab has a floating license mechanism (or concurrent users) and whether there is a way to save money on licensing. The frequency of those questions has increased in the last year since GitLab Starter was deprecated, as the enterprise options are more expensive now (including GitLab […]

Join our Webinar: HashiCorp Vault vs Akeyless Vault – What are the Differences?


Join our webinar and learn which secrets management solution could be the best fit for you! We will be hosting a live webinar to discuss differences between HashiCorp Vault and Akeyless Vault. The webinar is free of charge. When? December 6th 2022 at 5pm CET / 11am ET / 8am PT (45 min) We plan to […]

Join a GitOps Workshop using GitLab

Date: Tuesday, December 13, 2022 Time: 2pm – 5pm CET Join us to learn how GitLab can quickly get you started down your GitOps journey! This workshop will go over how you can quickly get started using the GitLab Agent for Kubernetes starting with an empty project and moving all the way to deploying a […]

Our GitLab Managed Services – “Bring your Own Cloud”

Besides providing a fully -managed solution of GitLab, we also provide a hybrid managed solution named “Bring Your Own Cloud” Bring your own cloud (also known as “BYOC” or “bring your own device” or “bring your own machine”) is an approach that could be your best-of-breed: You bring your preferred cloud vendor (e.g. AWS, GCP, […]

HashiCorp Vault Open Source VS Enterprise VS Vault Cloud

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Last update: October 2022   Since we provide a variety of secrets management solutions, we’re frequently asked about the differences between HashiCorp Vault open source, Enterprise and Cloud (HCP) – so here it is! Briefly, the open source and Enterprise editions are self-managed so you can host it anywhere. The Enterprise contains all you have […]