Tag Archives: Github

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 »

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 »

GitHub Actions: Docker build to AWS ECR and Helm chart deployment to AWS EKS

7 October 2023

 So, we have a deployed Kubernetes cluster – see the Terraform: Creating EKS, Part 1 – VPCs, Subnets, and Endpoints series. And we have a GitHub Actions workflow to deploy it – see GitHub Actions: Deploying Dev/Prod environments with Terraform. It’s time to start deploying our backend to Kubernetes. Here we will use GitHub Actions… Read More »

GitHub Actions: deploying Dev/Prod environments with Terraform

30 September 2023

 Now that we have Terraform code ready to deploy an AWS Elastic Kubernetes Service cluster (see Terraform: Building EKS, part 1 – VPC, Subnets and Endpoints and subsequent parts), it’s time to think about automation, that is, creating pipelines in CI/CD that would create new environments for testing features, or deploy updates to the Dev/Prod… Read More »

Prometheus: GitHub Exporter – creating own exporter for GitHub API

11 June 2023

  Recently, I got a new interesting task – to build a dashboard in Grafana that would display the status of our development process and its performance, that is, the efficiency of our DevOps processes. This is necessary because we are trying to build “true continuous deployment” so that the code automatically enters Production, and… Read More »

Git: scan repositories for secrets using Gitleaks

16 August 2021

 A confidential data leak such as RDS keys or passwords to a Git repository, even if it is a private Github repository, is a very bad thing and it’s good to check your repositories to know if any developer pushed a commit with such data. Scanning utilities To check Git repositories for a leak, at… Read More »

ArgoCD: declarative Projects, Applications, and ArgoCD deploy from Jenkins

19 May 2021

 An application, cluster, or repository can be created In ArgoCD from its WebUI, CLI, or by writing a Kubernetes manifest that then can be passed to kubectl to create resources. For example, Applications are Kubernetes CustomResources and described in Kubernetes CRD applications.argoproj.io: [simterm] $ kubectl get crd applications.argoproj.io NAME CREATED AT applications.argoproj.io 2020-11-27T15:55:29Z [/simterm] And… Read More »

Github: Github Actions overview and ArgoCD deployment example

7 May 2021

 Github Actions actually is very similar to the TravisCI, but have much more closer integration with Github, and even its interface is included in the Github WebUI: So, let’s take a closer look at its abilities, how to use it, and in the following posts will deploy its self-hosted runners to a Kubernetes cluster and will… Read More »

ArgoCD: an overview, SSL configuration, and an application deploy

22 November 2020

 ArgoCD helps to deliver applications to Kubernetes by using the GitOps approach, i.e. when a Git-repository is used as a source of trust, thus all manifest, configs and other data are stored in a repository. It can b used with Kubernetes manifest, kustomize, ksonnet, jsonnet, and what we are using in our project – Helm-charts.… Read More »

Git: git clone – fatal: unable to fork and RSA key fingerprint

23 October 2020

 We have a Docker image with Git client installed. The task is to automatically clone a repository when running a container from this image. git clone – fatal: unable to fork When running the git clone command in a container from this Docker image it fails with the “unable to fork” error: [simterm] / #… Read More »