Renovate: Keep your OpenTelemetry Collector up to date!

With the widespread adoption of OpenTelemetry as standard in the Observability ecosystem, the more I see the OpenTelemetry Collector deployed at customers. A nice subproject here is the OpenTelemetry Collector Builder (OCB) which allows to easily create your custom distribution of the Collector. Some notable distributions here are: AWS RedHat SumoLogic others can be found here These custom distributions can be used to the minimum size for your specific use case or a custom module written by your own....

January 7, 2024 · Sebastian Poxhofer

Renovate: Merge dependencies with confidence

This time I want to share my top strategies to prevent (as much as possible 😅) merging buggy dependencies when using Renovate. The tips can be used for manual merging or auto merging strategies if you already reached the needed maturity. ...

November 4, 2023 · Sebastian Poxhofer

Renovate: No Datasource? No problem!

In this blog entry, I would like you to show a new feature of Renovate, which makes it even more flexible when dealing with non-standard dependencies: customDatasources. ...

August 7, 2023 · Sebastian Poxhofer

Renovate: My favorite features

In this blog, we will go through the config used in the Meetup talk “Renovate: Let’s upgrade your dependency workflow” and I will explain how to implement my favorite features of Renovate. If you do not know what Renovate is, I highly recommend going through the slides. The basis First we add a JSON schema reference with the $schema key, which allows editors to fetch the current schema of Renovate config....

July 11, 2023 · Sebastian Poxhofer

Renovate: Let's upgrade your dependency workflow

An introduction to Renovate why you should automate your dependency workflow, why to use a centralized tool and why you should use Renovate for the task. If you are interested in a break-down of the example, read this Blog entry.

April 11, 2023 · Sebastian Poxhofer