GitLab Runner is the open source project that is used to run your jobs and send the results back to GitLab. It is used in conjunction with GitLab CI, the open-source continuous integration service included with GitLab that coordinates the jobs.
The runner can be registered as shared or specific after installing it. But, learning how to use a cloud service can take a few weeks, especially if you are new to the cloud business.
However, Bunnyshell makes it easier for users to deploy apps, create environments, and modify data on different cloud platforms. Let’s see, in this step-by-step tutorial, how can you deploy Gitlab Runner in AWS with Bunnyshell.
How to deploy GitLab Runner in AWS with Bunnyshell:
Step 1: Log into Bunnyshell and open your Dashboard. In the left part of the screen you will see the main menu. You can check out here environments, company projects and one-click apps (apps like GitLab, Redmine, phpBB that are optimized and ready to deploy).
Step 2: Look for RESOURCES and select One-Click Apps.
Step 3: Once you got to the One-Click Apps, all you have to do is click on the one you need. If you can’t find it, feel free to use the search bar. Click on GitLab Runner to get started.
Step 4: Take a look at the key features and the short description of the app. If you want, you can click on the link to go to GitLab Runner website for more info. Once you finish, you can select the Launch in Cloud button.
Step 5: Now, select a name for your app and choose a location, a virtual network, and a server size.
Step 6: Once you are done, you can click on Deploy. You will be able to click on view logs if you want to see the whole deployment process.
The app is deploying and you can sit back and relax. As soon as the process is finished, you will receive notifications via email and on Bunnyshell. After that you can start using Gitlab Runner.
See? It is quick and easy to deploy Gitlab Runner in AWS using Bunnyshell.