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Welcoming 2022: Reflecting and looking forward

Nearly all cultures globally have some form of celebration marking the Winter Solstice. Common threads found in most observances of the annual event are celebration of family and friends (living and past), reflection of the past year, and some form of giving thanks for continued health and sustenance. Exiting 2021, said celebrations would seem especially […]

Resiliency and Load distribution

Introduction When scaling a network service, there are always two concerns: resiliency and load distribution, to understand these concepts let us first understand the broader term “Redundancy”. Redundancy is the duplication of a component to increase reliability of the system, usually in the form of a backup, fail-safe, or to improve actual system performance. Resiliency […]

CVE-2021-44228 – log4j (Log4Shell) – an analysis

Today marked a 0-day disclosure of a rather nasty vulnerability in one of the most commonly used frameworks for logging – log4j.  This one is nasty on multiple levels.  Note that Armory Enterprise is NOT affected by this vulnerability.  The impact on this vulnerability is likely huge and is already being exploited.  Additionally it can […]

Reducing Risk by Automating Security with Continuous Delivery

Risk avoidance has become a cardinal principle of modern enterprises. Companies like Armory have arisen to help modern organizations meet this principle. In this article, we’ll highlight the risks that an organization faces with each deployment, how to test for them, and, ultimately, how to prevent them from happening. We’ll demonstrate how Armory can help […]

A World-Class Deployment Experience By Doing Less

One of the pleasures of having young kids is the built-in excuse to listen to Winnie-the-Pooh stories by A.A. Milne.  Milne is brilliant at writing from the perspective of children while including nuggets of wisdom for adults who follow along.  One consistent theme in his stories is the importance of slowing down and focusing on […]

Building A Better Release

Security, stability and predictability – important hallmarks of what it takes to ship great software. In the fall of 2020, Armory began the process of incorporating these three key factors into a new release process. We believed there would be substantial benefits to changing our release cadence and offering our customers the chance to be […]

How do you grow and scale?

Unlocking innovation by making software delivery reliable, scalable, and safe is complex. It becomes even more complex when your delivery platform cannot scale properly and fails to meet the needs of your development teams when they need it most. Spinnaker is awesome, no question. We know Spinnaker well, and we love Spinnaker, which is why […]

Cultural aspects of creating a highly evolved DevOps organization

Join Armory for a roundtable discussion with DevOps leaders to examine the impact that company and team culture have on DevOps adoption rates. Following in the footsteps of Puppet’s 2021 State of DevOps report, Armory’s Thomas McGonagle sat down for a discussion with • James Bland Global Tech Lead — DevOps, AWS, • Margaret Francis, […]

re:Invent Private Dinner: Join us for a meal and conversation about CD at scale with Snap, LaunchDarkly, Scopely, AWS, and others

Are you attending re:Invent this year? To celebrate the return of in-person events, Armory is hosting a series of private dinners for a few nights of great food, drinks, and thought-provoking conversation with your peers. Join Armory execs including our new CEO, Jim Douglas, leaders from AWS, and executives from leading enterprises including Snap, Launch […]

How to Take the Pain of Rollbacks out of Deployments

  Software applications have become an integral part of the business climate in most modern organizations. With an ever-increasing demand for new features and enhancement of already-existing ones, software teams constantly face novel challenges, and the pace of software development is growing by the day. To keep up with this fast-paced business climate, software teams […]
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