Monthly Archives: March 2024

GitHub Actions: working with Reusable Workflows

23 March 2024

 In the post GitHub Actions: Deploying Dev/Prod Environments with Terraform I’ve already touched on the topic of GitHub Actions Reusable Workflows and Composite Actions a bit, so it’s time to learn more about it. What needs to be done: currently in my project, we write Workflow files in each repository separately. However, since all processes… Read More »

Arch Linux: fixing the “yay: error while loading shared libraries:” error

17 March 2024

 After the latest Arch Linux upgrade, Yay reported the following error: yay: error while loading shared libraries: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory First, let’s check if we have the libalpm library file, and which version: $ sudo find / -type f -name “*.so*” | grep libalpm /usr/lib/ So, we… Read More »

GitHub Actions: Terraform deployments with a review of planned changes

7 March 2024

  In the GitHub Actions: deploying Dev/Prod environments with Terraform blog I’ve already described how we can implement CI/CD for Terraform with GitHub Actions, but there is one significant drawback to that solution: there is no way to review changes before applying them with terraform apply. GitHub Actions has the ability to use Reviewing deployments… Read More »

Kubernetes: tracing requests with AWS X-Ray, and Grafana data source

2 March 2024

 Tracing allows you to track requests between components, that is, for example, when using AWS and Kubernetes we can trace the entire path of a request from AWS Load Balancer to Kubernetes Pod and to DynamoDB or RDS. This helps us both to track performance issues – where and which requests are taking a long… Read More »