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Growing local development environment issues

Where I work we've been adding microservices for different purposes and the local development environment is becoming difficult to setup. Services have too many environment variables to configure and ...
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Should I shut down the staging environment when the deployment test ends?

I have a small application deployed on an EC2 instance. I need a staging environment so I've thought of two choices: Deploy the same app again on the same instance, and that would be a staging ...
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Best Practice for Kubernetes Development Environment

When using kubernetes with minkube locally, what is best practice for a development environment? When using docker, in development I have mounted a volume with the source code, so I can modify code ...
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What are the cost effective ways to deploy services using Kubernetes on multiple deployment environments?

We are converting a traditional docker-compose based service stack to a Kubernetes based services Before the conversion we had three deployment environments Local : Basically this is the developer's ...
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What approach should I take to store environment variables for a repo?

I am setting up a new infrastructure as code repository for a small to medium size project. The problem I am currently trying to solve is how to store my environment variables such that they can be ...
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How to handle resource creation?

We're moving from a .NET monolithic application to a microservices architecture hosted on Azure. Until now, we only had one build definition on TFS and a release definition for each environment (...
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How to manage images versions via docker-compose with Ansible

I planned to use docker-compose and a few scripts to manage the deployment of my app on staging and production. My idea was to use one docker-compose.yml with one .env file for each environment. In ...
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GUI over GitLab CI Environment Deployments With Multiple Instances?

Let's say I have a SaaS style project (similar to Databricks). We may make release 2.0.0 of this project, have automated testing and deployment to dev, automated promotion to nonprod, etc. In ...
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Build Docker Images with Ansible + Vagrant

So I am working on a research project and I am trying to automatically generate specific environments on different virtualization techniques. So, first I made a Vagrantfile that pulls an Ubuntu ...
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Preventing accidental production deployments

Last night I ran a playbook from a wrong branch that referenced an old inventory file with old IPs for each server, and deployed a dev build to a production machine. What would be a a good practice to ...
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How to approach dynamic environments per Git feature branch workflow?

Our system consists of 2 frontend applications A and B (both in JavaScript/Angular), 3 backend applications C, D and E (main API and two microservices all in Go) MongoDB as F Our team grows bigger, ...
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How to setup multiple build environments in Azure DevOps/TFS2018?

So I have an application that contains an ASP.NET Core backend and a React frontend (pure static). In our TFS 2018, we have created a Build that does the following: Get sources from the repo Get ...
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What's the best way to restrict an environment to a specific CDN?

We have had problems a couple times now where the links to the CDN in our components don't get properly updated between the team, QA, and staging environments. Is there a way to force an error if the ...
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Deploying VMs using roles and hosts in Ansible based on operating system

I'm having issues working out how to best apply hosts/roles to different operating systems in Ansible. I'm currently using Ansible to generate Windows/Mac/Linux VMs, and each of the VMs have ...
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How to reconcile Infrastructure as Code and not storing env config in code?

When developing a Web App, and trying to adhere to what is generally considered best practice, e.g. The 12 factor app methodology etc. One key concept is to keep configuration and sensitive data out ...
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VM Hosts: Single Large Host or Few Smaller Hosts?

First, I apologize if this is the wrong forum to ask this question. I was wondering if this is a ServerStack or DevOps question. In either case here it goes: I am building a small software shop and I ...
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Where to Store Container Configuration

(I reviewed this question but the one answer doesn't offer practical solutions.) The general wisdom when it comes to containers appears to be: "Make them immutable and identical." I take this to ...
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How to synchronize deployments (especially of database object changes) on multiple environments [duplicate]

I am the DevOps engineer and a software engineer in a team where months back, the developers moved from having a central Oracle DB to having the DB on a CentOS VM on their individual laptops. The move ...
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How does 'Environment Management' work in a DevOps world?

I've had some very interesting conversations today about the role of Environment Management within teams that follow DevOps practices. The traditional role of an Environment Manager was someone who: ...
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