Section en-git

Migration and upgrade of a GitLab-ce server

Written by on 29/06/2021
Every 5 years, it's the same song and dance. The Debian LTS version is expiring, and it's time to update the server. It's also an opportune moment to upgrade to a newer machine to benefit from improved performance.If we have a SATA hard drive, it's better to start with new disks regardless, since their lifespan is limited. So we will proceed with a series of backups on the old server, transfer them to the new one, and reinstall everything as it was. In our case, we were on Debian 8, which sup...