Development to Production with GitHub Actions

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This blog post will outline a way to get changes from development into production. There are many different ways to do this. This is one way, and there is not the one way from dev to production. In the following, I will talk about a way that I have experience with and like the way of the process. The process described in this post will follow the typical Software Development Lifecycle. The definition of it will also not be part of the post. However I will briefly describe what happens in the 3 phases of development, staging and production.

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Use GitHub Container Registry (GHCR) to host your Helm Charts

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TLDR: Full commands can be found at the end of the post.

Update - 14 February 2023: Added command to pull the hosted Helm chart. Pull from GHCR

I recently started to check out Helm and thought about the combination of hosting the charts on GitHub Container Registry (GHCR) since the charts follow the regular OCI (Open Container Image) standard which is also used by Docker container images. Because of that, I tried to understand the steps necessary to host my charts on GHCR since public charts / containers are free of charge. The following post will describe the necessary steps that are required. So letโ€™s dive right in.

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Use Docker buildx in AWS CodeBuild to build multi-architecture Container Images

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TLDR: The buildspec.yaml can be found at the end of the post.

Iโ€™ve spent the last few days building multi-architecture containers in AWS Codebuild. There was no quick and easy guide, so I want to document my journey with this post.

Since I worked with buildx before I wanted to use it so I can build both images on the same host machine. I knew that GitHub actions for example already have actions to easily integrate buildx in oneโ€™s workflows.

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