GitLab CI pipeline with IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service (IKS)

Last week I worked with GitLab CI (which I used to build, test and deploy) and IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service aka IKS (where I deployed to). I used the GitLab Kubernetes Runner to integrate my GitLab CI pipeline with my IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service Cluster. Unfortunately, there were some difficulties to integrate both. In this post, I will provide the needed information to deploy the GitLab Kubernetes Runner successfully as well as your applications using your CI/CD pipeline.

Configure IKS Cluster

First of all, you need to create a namespace with will be used to store all GitLab CI related resources: Continue reading “GitLab CI pipeline with IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service (IKS)”

IBM Cloud private, Microclimate, Cloud Garage, Twelve-Factor App, DevOps, …

After one week in Las Vegas where I attended IBM Think 2018 I’m finally back home in my regular daily routine. It was a great time! Meeting friends and customers, attending IBM and Community sessions as well as giving my own talk.

Beside my IBM Collaboration Solution topics my mate Stoeps and I used much of our time to learn about new tools, methods as well as dig deeper into them. Mostly related to Microservices, Docker and DevOps. We talked with many IBMers, attended Keynotes and talks about these topics.

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