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On October 4, 2021, the world came to a halt. Over 3.5 billion people were impacted, as a service outage caused one of the most popular websites in the world to vanish from the internet.  Facebook was down. Not only that, the outage crippled Meta Platform Inc’s entire family of apps, including WhatsApp, Messenger, Instagram, […]
Spinnaker is rapidly being chosen by enterprises as the open-source software delivery platform used to modernize their application deployments. Today marks a monumental day in the continued growth and adoption of Spinnaker. The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today announced the formation of a new foundation for the diverse […]
On September 7, 2018, Isaac Mosquera, our SVP Engineering, led an Armory webinar on how to setup and configure FIAT, the authentication and authorization service within Spinnaker. Topics covered: – High level architecture of FIAT – What auth providers Spinnaker supports – How to configure FIAT for Auth N – How to configure FIAT for […]
Join us for a webinar where Isaac Mosquera, our SVP Engineering, will explain how to setup and configure Gate for authentication and FIAT for authorization within Spinnaker. You’ll learn: – High level architecture of FIAT – What auth providers Spinnaker supports – How to configure Gate for Auth N – How to configure FIAT for […]
Traditionally, deploying changes to a company’s applications has been a difficult and scary affair, which has motivated companies to build monolithic apps that are updated as infrequently as possible, with each update being a complicated firedrill coordinated across many teams (and often done on Friday night, so teams can spend the weekend cleaning up the […]
Armory’s Platform is comprised of four layers of value. At the Core is the minimum set of developer tooling a company needs to achieve “Stage 3” — Continuous Delivery of software. Powering the Core is our enterprise distribution of Spinnaker, the continuous delivery platform that codifies the software delivery best practices that put Netflix and […]
One of Spinnaker’s core value propositions is the ability to perform safe & repeatable deployments. But how do you know if a deployment is truly safe? A common approach to quantifying an application’s general health is with an SLA (service level agreement). To measure how safe a deployment is, we can look at the delta […]
Spinnaker is a workflow tool for deploying artifacts to cloud-based environments. You may also have internal business workflows that need to be updated when changes to production are introduced. Many companies use JIRA to manage this process so we created a JIRA stage in Armory Spinnaker. Here’s how it works: Select “JIRA Create Issue” from […]
The new Load Testing stage is available in Armory Spinnaker. For documentation on how to install Armory Spinnaker, refer here: http://go.armory.io/install Last week we introduced Certified Pipelines, a tool to help you define and enforce policies to ensure your teams are deploying safely and with best practices. The policies you create are comprised of pipeline […]
We’re excited to announce that Armory Certified Pipelines is now available and we’re seeking alpha testers. If you’d like early access to Certified Pipelines, please drop us a note at [email protected]   The Problem: Why Deployments are Slow in Most Enterprises The goal of Certified Pipelines is to help companies achieve their desired outcome – […]