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Monitoring Spinnaker: Part 1

Overview One of the questions that comes up a lot is how you monitor Spinnaker itself.  Not the apps Spinnaker is deploying, but Spinnaker itself and how it’s performing.  This is a question that has a lot of different answers. There are a few guidelines, but many of the answers are the same as how […]

The Importance of Patents: Interview with Nick Petrella, Head of Legal

    In honor of Armory’s recent acquisition of a patent for continuous software deployment, we sat down with Nick Petrella, Head of Legal, for a casual conversation covering a wide range of subjects, from patent law to Nick’s background as a software engineer and why he made the leap to the law. Check out […]

Armory Agent for Kubernetes Simplifies K8s Complexity

I’ll be upfront with you, I’m a sucker for a good origin story. It’s one of the reasons I spent hours engrossed in the Marvel Cinematic Universe not too long ago.  Rooting for incredibly flawed individuals with an outsized sense of duty and superpowers to back it up….What’s not to love?  My partner has a […]

Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Interview with Shannon Smith, Armory Security Compliance Manager

Shannon Smith joined Armory at the start of 2021 to oversee our SOC-2 compliance audit readiness and to generally help the company prepare for the challenges of taking on various compliance standards. Following up on her appearance in our recent panel discussion, CompOps: How Compliance Operations Help Dev Orgs Conquer Increasing Regulatory Hurdles, I circled […]

Interview with Guillermo Huerta for National IT Professionals Day

To celebrate National IT Professionals Day, we’re sharing an interview I had with Armory’s Head of IT and Workplace, Guillermo Huerta. The interview is broken into seven parts. There’s a video and transcript for each section. Introductions Nikema Prophet: [00:00:00] I’m Nikema I am the Associate Community Marketing Manager at Armory and I’m talking to […]

Interview with Daniel Ko — Google Summer of Code 2021

I’m personally excited about this year’s Google Summer of Code (GSoC) project try.spinnaker.io. Daniel Ko is the student who worked with Armory mentors and the Continuous Delivery Foundation to complete the project. After his midterm demo, I asked Daniel some questions about the project and why he chose it. Nikema Prophet: What inspired you to […]

Amazon EKS Anywhere + Armory

Armory is excited to share we are an Amazon EKS Anywhere launch partner. Amazon EKS Anywhere is a new deployment option for Amazon EKS that enables you to easily create and operate Kubernetes clusters on-premises, including on your virtual machines and bare metal servers.  Armory enables enterprises to unlock innovation by reliably deploying software at […]

Git Pull Support in Spinnaker

  Imagine you have a git repository where you store helm charts, kustomization files, and other files that Spinnaker uses to make deployments. Git repositories are usually small in size because only source code is stored in them, right? The reality is that we often don’t have control over what is stored in a git […]

In my own words, a message from Armory’s new CEO

 Two weeks into my new role and I’m more fired up than I was on day one. I evaluated a lot of opportunities before making the choice to join Armory, but there was no doubt in my mind where I was going next on my professional journey once I got engaged with the Armory team. […]

Welcoming Jim Douglas as Armory’s Next CEO

As we announced this morning, it’s my pleasure to welcome Jim Douglas as Armory’s next CEO.  Armory has gone through huge growth in the last five years.  We have celebrated success in the market with world-class customers (like Autodesk, Snap, and LaunchDarkly), strong backing from stellar investors, and a great partnership with Amazon – to […]
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