back to article Fsck it, we've lost Bitbucket: webhook integration fails after API tweaked

Docker botherer's webhook integration with Bitbucket is looking a bit green around the gills. Atlassian's source shack had noted some time ago that it would be changing its API in response to the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which came into force on 25 May 2018. It followed that up with a warning …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    as I keep telling clients

    Its fine to rely on external resources on GitHub or elsewhere so long as you mirror everything internally, this way your production build processes can continue even with a service provider outage.

    1. Claptrap314 Silver badge

      Re: as I keep telling clients

      As a pure dev in early 2013, I realized that this was a vulnerability to operations--you MUST have everything needed to build & deploy within the same realm, or you have a needless mode of failure.

      Of course, at the end of 2013, got hacked and was offline for a week.

      The (perhaps) less-obvious advantage is that you have the ability to block/filter problematic versions of packages. Like that gem update that poisoned about 50% of Rails installations around May of 2014.

      Some folks here like to dump on cloud computing as "somebody else's machine". In my book, having a build "solution" that spiders across the web is "somebody else's code on somebody else's machine".

POST COMMENT House rules

Not a member of The Register? Create a new account here.

  • Enter your comment

  • Add an icon

Anonymous cowards cannot choose their icon

Other stories you might like