Posts in 2021

  • Incident: Kaniko and ACR

    Tuesday, December 28, 2021 in News

    We’ve recently had an issue with one of our packages come to light. We wanted to talk through the resolution steps we’re going to put into place. So what happened? Azure users started reporting seeing the following error within the build …

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  • Hacktoberfest conclusion 2021

    Monday, November 22, 2021 in News

    Hacktoberfest 2021 is over, and we got quite a few contributions from the open source community. Contributions included various document improvements, adding jira as an issue tracker for generating changelogs and adding initial support for external …

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  • Hacktoberfest 2021

    Wednesday, October 06, 2021 in News

    We are excited to announce that Jenkins X will be participating in Hacktoberfest again this year! Hacktoberfest is a month-long global celebration of open source software. All backgrounds and skill levels are encouraged to participate in …

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  • Moving Jenkins X v2 artifacts

    Thursday, August 26, 2021 in News

    ACTION REQUIRED TL;DR - Jenkins X specific helm repositories and container registries hosted on GCP have been moved to GitHub. This will mainly affect jx v2 users but there is expected to be a small impact on v3 users too. Below describes the steps …

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  • How to debug your Tekton pipelines

    Wednesday, August 18, 2021 in News

    Tekton recently introduced a debug feature when you create TaskRun resources so that steps can be paused at a breakpoint until told to move forwards so that you can diagnose why pipeline steps fail. The latest Tekton release only supports breakpoints …

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  • How to use GitOps and Kubernetes External Secrets for better audit and security

    Tuesday, August 17, 2021 in News

    So GitOps is a cool approach to managing kubernetes resources in a cluster, by checking in the source code for: the kubernetes YAMLs details of the helm charts you want to install along with any configuration kustomize scripts. Then everything is …

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  • Jenkins X 3 and Argo CD

    Monday, June 28, 2021 in News

    There have been a number of requests from the Jenkins X community to use Argo CD for the last mile deployment phase of their continuous delivery pipelines. This blog explains some of the advantages of using Jenkins X and Argo CD all together. …

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  • Continuous microservices with databases in Jenkins X

    Friday, June 25, 2021 in News

    A common question we get asked on the Jenkins X project is how to get started creating microservices that use databases with automated CI/CD with GitOps Promotion and Preview Environments. To make things a little easier to get started we’ve …

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  • Jenkins X at cdCon

    Tuesday, June 22, 2021 in News

    cdCon 2021 is about to start with lots of great sessions. Here’ a list of the Jenkins X related sessions: Tuesday, June 22 GitOps Summit Best Practices for Secret Management with GitOps - Kara de la Marck, CloudBees GitOps uses Git as the …

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  • Don't use docker, use kubernetes

    Monday, May 17, 2021 in News

    Are you developing software that’s intended to run on kubernetes? If so we recommend not to use docker on your laptop. Docker on Windows/MacOS helps you run a VM that can then run linux containers easily. But why bother? We highly recommend …

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