Efficient pipelines in GitLab CI/CD: Parallel Matrix Builds + !reference

Today I was diving deeper into GitLab CI/CD Pipeline Efficiency tricks, after I discovered resuable job attributes with !reference [https://dnsmichi.at/2021/09/17/reusable-job-attributes-in-other-jobs-in-gitlab-ci-cd-with-reference/] last week. Resource optimization is a big topic, and next to ideas on failing fast, I was looking into more parallelization. Luckily GitLab…

KubeCon NA and beyond

I started marking interesting sessions on my sched.com profile [https://kccncna20.sched.com/dnsmichi?iframe=no], also knowing about overlaps. I recommend reserving a focus time block after KubeCon to watch parallel sessions on-demand. The keynotes are always insightful and thoughtful, and inclusive. > "Diversity-powered resilience is what #CloudNative [https:…