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original post For teams that practice CI/CD and ship multiple times a day, waiting weeks to communicate these updates to customers defeats the purpose. After all, if a feature ships and nobody knows about it, did it really ship? You miss out on delivering value to customers sooner, learning which features they’re most excited about, […]
Over the last two years, our customers and prospects have said one thing: everyone wants Continuous Deployment, but adopting CD to production is too hard for many companies. Today we’re excited to announce that Armory is making production-grade continuous deployment available to all users of Kubernetes, regardless of size. Armory Continuous Deployment-as-a-Service has been in […]
We are excited to share the launch of OpenCost, an open source project that provides real-time cost monitoring for teams running Kubernetes workloads.   As container and Kubernetes adoption continues to grow, navigating the complexities around measuring and allocating cost is becoming a business-critical challenge. A recent CNCF survey showed overspend is increasingly a problem for […]
Software deployment processes differ across organizations, teams, and applications. The most basic, and perhaps the riskiest, is the “big bang deployment.” This strategy updates all nodes within the target environment simultaneously with the new software version. This deployment strategy causes many issues, including potential downtime or other issues while the update is in progress. It […]
Multi-target deployments can feel tedious as you deploy the same code over and over to multiple clouds and environments — and none of them in the same way. With an automatic multi-target deployment tool, on the other hand, you do the work once and deliver your code everywhere it needs to be. Armory provides an […]
KubeCon+CloudNativeCon EU is one of the world’s largest tech conferences. Here, users, developers, and companies who have and intend to adopt the Cloud Native standard of running applications with Kubernetes in their organizations come together for 5 days. From May 16-20, 2022, tech enthusiasts will congregate both virtually and in person in Valencia, Spain to […]
Deciding how frequently to release a product is an interesting challenge faced by many companies. There are definite pros and cons related to adjusting your release cadence that have to be evaluated on an individual basis. Faster release cycles in theory might sound good, but of course, there can be tradeoffs. Looking at historical release […]
Before I came to Armory, I spent several years building products to provide transparency into IT costs. For many businesses IT Costs are a black hole, they make up a significant percentage of a company’s total expenses, but are hard to understand and control. Modern cloud services provide the ability to easily turn capacity off […]
When you adopt a new deployment pipeline, it’s critical that you can easily leverage your existing test processes. Doing continuous deployment to production isn’t as simple as just deploying code. You need to deploy to test environments along the way to validate the code is working properly. You only want to deploy to production if […]
Software has grown exponentially across all industries in the last decade, both in adoption and complexity. This growth is due in part to digitization across sectors. It’s also in part because of the constant evolution of software development practices, which enable developers to build more exciting software better and faster. Agile methodology has become the […]