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GitLab freezes GraphQL project amid looming Facebook patent fears

Using GraphQL, an increasingly popular query language for grabbing data, may someday infringe upon pending Facebook patents, making the technology inherently problematic for corporate usage. In an analysis posted to Medium and in a related discussion in the GraphQL repo on GitHub, attorney and developer Dennis Walsh observed …
Thomas Claburn, 20 Sep 2017
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GitLab invokes the startup defence to explain data loss woes

When GitLab suffered its database deletion, outage and related failure of five backup tools, the company quickly offered The Register an interview. Which sounded like a good opportunity to learn just how a startup aiming for serious developers, and with US$25m of serious investors' cash in its keeping, could have failed to …
Simon Sharwood, 16 Feb 2017

GitLab.com luckily found lost data on a staging server

GitLab.com, the wannabe GitHub alternative that yesterday went down hard and reported data loss, has confirmed that some data is gone but that its services are now operational again. The incident did not result in Git repos disappearing. Which may be why the company's PR reps characterised the lost data as “peripheral metadata …

GitLab.com melts down after wrong directory deleted, backups fail

Source-code hub GitLab.com is in meltdown after experiencing data loss as a result of what it has suddenly discovered are ineffectual backups. On Tuesday evening, Pacific Time, the startup issued a sobering series of tweets we've listed below. Behind the scenes, a tired sysadmin, working late at night in the Netherlands, had …
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GitLab to dump cloud for its own bare metal Ceph boxen

Git repository manager and developer playground GitLab has decided it is time to quit the cloud, joining Dropbox in concluding that at a certain scale the cloud just can't do the job. GitLab came to the decision after moving to the Ceph Filesystem, the new-ish filesystem that uses a cluster running the Ceph objects-and-blocks- …
Simon Sharwood, 14 Nov 2016
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Tokens of terror spark 'major security update' at GitLab

The co-founder of HackerOne, Jobert Abma, has reported a critical GitLab vulnerability that allowed remote code execution on application servers. Abma says the vulnerability allowed anyone who could create projects to pop the servers hosting GitLab if administrators enabled importation of previously-exported GitLab files. …
Team Register, 4 Nov 2016

GitLab snags VC cash, promises to 'Git-ify' the world

GitLab has pledged to Git-ify the world – or at least make the term an acknowledged verb – after pulling in $20m to fund its plans for building an end-to-end dev collaboration suite. The latest chunk'o’change brings its total funding to $25.6m, and founder and CEO Sid Sijbrandij said the cash would be used to “accelerate …
Joe Fay, 13 Sep 2016
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GitLab offers Digital Ocean to soak up customers' CI burden

GitLab has struck a deal with Digital Ocean to offer autoscaling to ease the build and test bottleneck associated with Continuous Integration. GitLab CEO Sid Sijbrandij said the advent of CI has necessitated more and more testing, and provisioning the machines needed for this has become more and more expensive and time- …
Joe Fay, 20 Apr 2016
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GitLab upgrade takes aim at Kubernetes

GitLab claims to have smoothed deployment to Kubernetes and introduced “confidential issues” in the latest release of its code management platform, 8.6. Top of the list of features in the latest rev is deployment from GitLab CI direct to Kubernetes, with the integration of Redspread’s CLI tool Spread. GitLab said this will …
Joe Fay, 23 Mar 2016

Hollywood could learn a lot from software devs, says GitLab founder

Hollywood will be turning to the worlds of DevOps and Continuous Delivery to make movies in the future - at least they will if GitLab is right about where developer collaboration tools are heading. Sytse Sijbrandij, co-founder and CEO at GitLab, emphasised the product’s Continuous Integration and collaboration features when …
Joe Fay, 15 Mar 2016
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DevOps darling GitLab has hit those difficult 50s already

Repository manager GitLab has spat out version 50 of its platform, showing how the release numbers pile up fast these days. The milestone comes with version 8.4, which it slipped out late on Friday and announced in a blogpost by vp of product, Job van der Voort. Key new features include the inclusion of Elasticsearch, to cut …
Joe Fay, 25 Jan 2016

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