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The state of things – management

Yep, this is the challenge why I converted from a freelancer (which I still prefer as a working model) to a “normal” employed person. I am a “manager” now. Well, I just have team responsibility. And it is crazy. This brings *so* many challenges which are so amazing (cause they’re new) and exhausting (cause I […]

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The state of things – technology

It’s been a while. I am currently pretty burned out, and the work keeps getting more. This is bad. But let’s talk about some challenges right now. So this is an overview of our … Technical state We’re still using Rancher. Rancher is super cool, but has the annoying habit of completely crashing about once […]

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My take at a CI infrastructure, Pt.3

All right, back again. Much text here. Let’s talk about … Containerizing The Binaries We are done with the build, now we have a binary. I went for something simple: Who knows best how to put this into a container? The dev guy. Cause he knows what he needs, where he needs it, and where […]

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My take at a CI infrastructure, Pt.2

For CI I want the classics – a check in (push) to the repo should be catched by TeamCity, and trigger … a build of the artifact, once running of unit tests containerizing the artifact uploading it to a private Docker registry The question was: How? This post deals with building the code. Building Code […]

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My take at a CI infrastructure, Pt.1

… so far. It might be crappy, but I’ll share it, cause it’s working. (Well, today it started doing this 😉 ). But enough preamble, let’s jump in. The Situation I am in a new project. Those people have nothing but a deadline, and when I say nothing I mean it. Not even code. They […]