Microservices – Combinatorial Explosion of Versions

As the IT world transitions to microservices and tools like Kubernetes are roaring, there is this one lingering issue that slowly comes full force. That is Combinatorial Explosion of versions of various microservices. Community expectation is that it is potentially much better than the dependency hell of the previous era. But nonetheless versioning of products […]

Reliza Hub Tutorial Using Our Playground

Reliza Hub is a DevOps Metadata Management System. It helps manage software releases in the era of kubernetes and micro-services. Tutorial covers the following: Projects and Products, and how to create releases for them How to connect CI script to generate new Project releases (we use GitHub Actions as an example) How to send data […]

Automatic Version Increments With Reliza Hub: 2 Strategies

This article describes how to set up automated version increments for use in CI build pipelines. I will go over 2 possible strategies: for simple CalVer workflow I would be using open-source Reliza Versioning tool. For fully synchronized workflow I would be using Reliza Hub SaaS. I Choosing Versioning Schema For a software architect, one […]

How to make microk8s work with helm 3

This is a quick note for self. When running microk8s and trying to wire helm 3 I was getting “Error: Kubernetes cluster unreachable”. Workaround I found is the following: This block above pretty much does the trick. Obviously, for production or near production use it’s worth adding cron and adding export command to something like […]