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Database Clustering with Galera Cluster and Galera Manager

By livia | 8. March 2021 |

Galera is a multimaster MySQL cluster that provides virtually synchronous replication by certifying so called “write-sets”, which ensures that all database transactions are committed on all cluster nodes. The software is developed and maintained by Codership. This article is a compilation from material targeting the Galera cluster in general, mixed with insights gained in Codership…

Winners of the LibreOffice Template Contest 2020

By livia | 5. March 2021 |

It’s with great pleasure that the jury can announce the winners of the LibreOffice Template Contest 2020. We got over 30 different template submissions and it wasn’t an easy task to narrow the list down to six winners. Thanks to the diverse jury team consisting out of a total of nine people from the community…

Our Mission & Vision

By Jannis Valaulta | 24. February 2021 |

Getreu dem Motto: “Branding erfordert Hingabe; Hingabe, sich stetig neu zu erfinden” haben wir uns entschlossen, im Rahmen unseres Rebrandings auch unsere Vision und Mission aufzufrischen. Für einmal bedeutete CI/CD also nicht Continuous Integration und Continuous Delivery, sondern Corporate Identity und Corporate Design. Was hat sich bei der Adfinis  in diesen Gefilden in letzter Zeit…

linux.conf.au 2021

By Jannis Valaulta | 1. February 2021 |

Running since 1999, linux.conf.au is the largest Linux and open source conference in the Asia-Pacific region. The conference provides deep technical presentations from industry leaders and experts on a wide array of subjects related to open source projects, data, and open government and community engagement. Of course, Adfinis was part of it! Here are our…

GitLab and Adfinis are now Partners and Promote DevOps Enablement

By Jannis Valaulta | 31. January 2021 |

After a long collaboration, the partnership between Adfinis and GitLab has now become official. The partnership was a logical fit, not only because Adfinis has always used GitLab as a DevOps platform, but also because the mentality of collaboration and open source connects both companies at their core. GitLab is the modern solution that gives…

Open Source Software in der Cloud

By livia | 7. January 2021 |

Open Source Software in der Cloud Open Source und Cloud gehen Hand in Hand. Die Werkzeuge, die Open-Source-­Dienstleister und die Community dazu erarbeiten, sind divers und vielschichtig. Ein Beitrag von Nicolas Christener, erschienen in IT Magazine 2020/12 Die Cloud-Angebote der gros­sen Anbieter basieren zu substanziellen Teilen auf Open-Source-Technologien. Sei es im Bereich der Virtualisierung, der…

Collabora Office on iOS and Android Just got Better!

By livia | 15. December 2020 |

Version 6.4 is a major upgrade of the LibreOffice based office suite on your Apple and Android mobile device! Note: if you want to learn about the history of this project you should also check the first and the second blog post in this series! After roughly two years of hard work driven by Collabora…

LibreOffice Template Contest 2020

By livia | 10. December 2020 |

LibreOffice Template Contest 2020   Adfinis organizes a template contest supported by the LibreOffice design team for some extra creativity, inspiration and fun in the last days of an otherwise crazy year! LibreOffice is a project where everyone can participate – its open source development model and the embracing community are important factors in the…

First System Engineer joins Adfinis IT Australia Pty Ltd.

By livia | 16. November 2020 |

We’re thrilled to announce that our first System Engineer has officially started working at Adfinis IT Australia Pty Ltd. Andrew Roffey will make our “Following-the-sun”-principle come true and relieve our swiss employees regarding the 24/7 SLA service, which they have previously mastered alone. It’s time to meet Andrew! Experience and skills I am a Linux…

Terraform and Ansible a Great Combination

By Jannis Valaulta | 8. October 2020 |

In this vlog, Robert shows you why Ansible and Terraform are such a good combination. Maybe you’ve seen Terraform, Terraform is really good at spinning up or managing resources on any cloud provider. These can be many different types of resources, like volumes, load balancers, any kind of resources basically. Terraform is not really good…