While I’ve been working as a consultant for more than 10 years, only 3 of those years went into DevOps consulting. If you’re curious, my other consulting experience was in recruitment, HR and Management Consulting. Here I want to share my observations specific to DevOps and more broadly IT and software consulting as well as… Continue reading My Dive Into DevOps Consulting
Monorepo is a software structure which assumes multiple projects in the same repository. What is good about monorepos? Developers work with only one repository and don’t have to remember or care about multiple repositories for the product. Essentially, everything is in one place – that’s the primary goal. It is also assumed that monorepo is… Continue reading Monorepos: How we do it with Reliza Hub
Just published Reliza Hub Tutorial 2021 edition – would love to hear your feedback on our community discord.
We have just rolled in Auto-Integrate feature to Reliza Hub and I’m going to describe here how this works. As you know, our tutorials previously assumed the use of an Integration instance for bundling services in Reliza Hub. So for every case we had to allocate an actual instance responsible for integration. Not any more!… Continue reading Auto-Integrate on Reliza Hub
These are 3 soft skills that appear most important to me in DevOps interviews. The list is based on my 8 years working in DevOps and 10 years in recruitment and management consulting before that. It is mostly applicable for Senior DevOps positions. 1. Groking Things I was reading about groking many times when I… Continue reading On DevOps Thinking – 3 Soft Skills For DevOps Interviews
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
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
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?