To improve security on GitOps workflows, we have recently added Strict parser mode on Reliza CLI. Here is how this works. Reliza CLI contains “parsetemplate” command which can resolve image tags from configuration yaml files into their versions with digests approved in Reliza Hub for specific environment. We now added “–parsemode” flag which controls 3… Continue reading Strict Parser Mode on Reliza CLI
Happy to announce that Reliza Hub would now automatically prepare changelogs between software releases. Here is how this works: Connect CI tool to Reliza Hub according to documentation Adopt conventional commits (it would somewhat work even without conventional commits, but this won’t be nice) Every release in Reliza Hub now has compare tab, where you… Continue reading Automated Changelogs are Now Part of Reliza Hub
Surprisingly I’m recently not finding a strong majority of voices saying that Push-Based Continuous Delivery should never be used due to security concerns. So I feel there is a need to clarify risks more explicitly. First of all here is what I mean by Push-Based CD. Simply, this is the approach, where SSH-key or some… Continue reading Some Security Risks of Using Push-Based CD
Passed my CKAD exam, and now I’m both CKA and CKAD certified. Planning to complete CKS later this year.
Just published my latest demo of Replace Tags functionality on Reliza Hub. This is something that we use in our GitOps workflow.
Updated Reliza tutorial describing deployment on Kubernetes using GitOps approach with ArgoCD. It now uses Kustomize alongside Reliza CLI to overlay Kubernetes yaml definitions into their desired and approved state per each environment. Read full tutorial here: https://itnext.io/building-kubernetes-cicd-pipeline-with-github-actions-argocd-and-reliza-hub-e7120b9be870
Below are few principles that summarize my today’s prospective on management and role of relationships: 1. Relationships are more important than deadlines Many relationships were broken over business deadlines, pressures and stress, sometimes through burnouts. Generally when there is a case of burnout, it is extremely hard to then preserve the relationship. The key issue… Continue reading Relationship First Management
Happy to announce “Is My Commit Deployed?” functionality on Reliza Hub. Here is a familiar dialog:– Developer: I just committed the fix.– QA: I am testing on test and the fix is not there.– Developer: Then my fix is not deployed yet!– QA: ??? Now we have a way to check whether a specific commit… Continue reading Is My Commit Deployed?
In this tutorial I’m going to show how to build Continuous Delivery system with Helm and Reliza Hub. We are going to build CI/CD on top of Mafia Card Shuffle project. It is a very simple application that has UI and back-end microservices and uses Redis for persistent storage. Here is a quick overview of… Continue reading Helm CD with Reliza Hub: Complete Hands-On Tutorial
12 years ago I first came to Canada on a Work Permit doing a minimum wage QA job. I had my Journalism degree from a good Russian school, 1 year of management consulting experience and 7 years of recruitment experience in Moscow, 3 years of which I was running my own recruitment company. Why and… Continue reading My Self-Taught Tech Career