OpenIM: Building an Efficient Version Control and Testing Workflow

The success of an open-source project largely depends on its quality management and collaborative processes. In the OpenIM open-source community, the standardization of project management and testing processes is crucial to ensure the quality and stability of the codebase. This document provides a brief overview of our testing strategy, branch management, quality control policies, and how they are applied to the main branch, PR testing branches, and stable release branches to meet the needs of developers, testers, and community managers....

January 15, 2024 · 5 min · 1022 words · Xinwei Xiong, Me

Emerging Challenges and Trends in 2024

Large language model sharing meeting on January 6, 2024 Limitations of the model: Deep learning Pre-trained model Large language model The emergent power of large language models: Link: The Mystery of the Evolution of Large Language Models: Challenges and Controversies of Emergent Phenomenon_AI_Zhang Junlin_InfoQ Selected Articles Changes in the characteristics and trends of large language models: Big language understands human habits better than people. Training with RLHF Interact in the way humans are accustomed to The development history of large language models:...

January 14, 2024 · 9 min · 1894 words · Xinwei Xiong, Me

GitOps Practice Theory: In-Depth Analysis of Kubernetes Deployment Strategies

Today we will take a look at the theory and practice of kubernetes and gitops Command introduction First, let’s take a look at the subnaming supported by kubectl for our convenience: kubectl apply - applies the definition of one or more resources. Typically used to deploy applications or update resources. kubectl get - displays information about one or more resources. This is a common command to view the status of resources in a Kubernetes cluster....

November 25, 2023 · 40 min · 8446 words · Xinwei Xiong, Me

Deployment and Design of Management Backend and Monitoring

OpenIM offers various flexible deployment options to suit different environments and requirements. Here is a simplified and optimized description of these deployment options: Source Code Deployment: Regular Source Code Deployment: Deployment using the nohup method. This is a basic deployment method suitable for development and testing environments. For details, refer to the Regular Source Code Deployment Guide. Production-Level Deployment: Deployment using the system method, more suitable for production environments....

November 15, 2023 · 7 min · 1347 words · Xinwei Xiong, Me

Hugo Advanced Tutorial

136: Hugo Advanced Coming to the advanced part, you need to learn some advanced Hugo techniques in depth. Module Hugo modules are the core building blocks of Hugo. A module can be your main project or a smaller module that provides one or more of the 7* component types defined in Hugo: **static**, **content**, **layouts**, **data**, **assets**, **i18n** and **archetypes**. You can combine modules in any combination you like, and you can even mount directories from non-Hugo projects to form a large virtual union file system....

November 6, 2023 · 33 min · 6878 words · Xinwei Xiong, Me

Kubernetes for Kustomize Learning

Introduction About Kustomize GitHub Repository Get Started Kustomize is an open-source configuration management tool designed specifically for Kubernetes. It helps users customize Kubernetes objects and manage them declaratively without modifying the original YAML files. This means you can retain the basic settings for applications and components while overriding default settings with declarative YAML documents called “patches” without altering the original files. Kustomize provides a declarative approach that aligns with Kubernetes philosophy and allows customization of Kubernetes configurations in a reusable, fast, debuggable, and scalable manner....

October 31, 2023 · 22 min · 4565 words · Xinwei Xiong, Me

OpenIM Use Harbor Build Enterprise Mirror Repositories

Requirements OpenIM provides various public image registry addresses, such as aliyun, github, Docker Hub, and more. Read https://github.com/openimsdk/open-im-server/blob/main/docs/conversions/images.md for more image building guidelines. Most enterprises choose to set up their own image repository using Harbor, integrating it into their CI/CD pipeline to eventually replace Docker Hub and further reduce image storage costs. Additionally, in a production environment, Harbor generally enables TLS, so you will also need to prepare a valid domain name....

October 25, 2023 · 5 min · 987 words · Xinwei Xiong, Me

Learn About Automated Testing

Automated testing practices and strategies for GitHub open source Go projects in the cloud native field introduce As OpenIM, a popular project on Github, how to create value in the cloud native era is very important. OpenIM is a small and high-quality team, and we do not have particularly in-depth insights in automation. Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) using GitHub Actions: GitHub Actions provides a platform to automatically build and test Go language projects....

October 14, 2023 · 59 min · 12489 words · Xinwei Xiong, Me

In-depth understanding of the components of Kubernetes Kube apisserver

Deep understanding of Kube-APIServer kube-apiserver is one of the most important core components of Kubernetes and mainly provides the following functions Provides REST API interface for cluster management, including authentication and authorization, data verification, cluster status changes, etc. Provides a hub for data interaction and communication between other modules (other modules query or modify data through API Server, only API Server directly operates etcd) apiserver main functions: Authentication: Use the cluster to determine identity....

September 28, 2023 · 23 min · 4841 words · Xinwei Xiong, Me

Deep Dive Into the Components of Kubernetes Etcd

title: ‘In-depth understanding of Kubernetes and other components ETCD’ ShowRssButtonInSectionTermList: true cover.image: date : 2023-09-26T12:03:38+08:00 draft : false showtoc: true tocopen: true type: posts author: [“Xinwei Xiong”, “Me”] keywords: [“kubernetes”, “etcd”, “raft”, “go”] tags: blog kubernetes etcd -raft -go categories: Development Blog Kubernetes description: > This article will explain ETCD and Raft in depth and throughout. And analyze ETCD in depth from the perspective of Kubernetes. Before starting ETCD is the hardest of all components in Kubernetes because ETCD is stateful, not stateless....

September 28, 2023 · 30 min · 6261 words · Xinwei Xiong, Me