GitLab CI is a part of GitLab, a web application with an API that stores its state in a database. It manages projects/builds and provides a nice user interface, besides all the features of GitLab. GitLab Runner is an application which processes builds. It can be deployed separately and works with GitLab CI through an API. In order to run tests, you need at least one GitLab instance and one GitLab Runner.
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Most of today’s forward-thinking companies are investigating container technology as a potentially better way to deliver software. Containers let developers bundle all of the necessary components of an application into one package that can easily be shared and distributed, which can greatly simplify deployment to test, user acceptance and production environments.Read the Whitepaper