DevOps


GitHub Actions
Introduction In this post, I’ll show you how one GitHub Actions workflow from a repository can invoke a workflow from a different repository. The first part describes the different events that can trigger a workflow, focusing on the repository_dispatch event. The second part is a practical example showing how two repositories trigger their workflows mutually. Events that trigger workflows As you may already know, there are several events that can trigger a GitHub Actions workflow execution. The most common events that can trigger this execution are push, pull_request and schedule. These events cover most of the use cases, as regularly […]

Triggering GitHub Actions across different repositories


Isotope + Kuberentes
Introduction Isotope mail client is a free open source webmail application and one of the side projects in which I invested my spare time during the last year. You can read more about Isotope’s features in a previous blog post. Although there is still no official release, the application is quite stable and usable. In this post, I will show you how to deploy the application to a Kubernetes cluster. For the purpose of the tutorial I’ve used minikube + kubectl, but the same steps should be reproducible in a real K8s cluster. Traefik v1 Despite it’s not part of […]

Isotope Mail: How to deploy Isotope+Traefik into Kubernetes


docker as a linux systemd service
Introduction There are many different ways to orchestrate docker container management, initialization, deployment, etc. Even Docker brings its own vanilla tool and mode. There are also many other third party container orchestration tools such as Kubernetes, Rancher, Apache Mesos, etc. Docker daemon offers simple means to start, stop, manage and query status of deployed containers. In this post we’ll cover how to use a docker + systemd only approach to deploy containers as Linux services without the need for third party tools or complex deployment descriptors. In this tutorial we will show how to deploy Portainer as a Linux systemd […]

Docker container as a Linux system service