Skip to main content

Armory Blog

Read the latest from the Armory Crew

Showing articles authored by Ben Mappen
Return to blog

Similarities and Differences of Rancher and Spinnaker

We recently spoke with a company that is evaluating Rancher and wanted to know how it compares to Spinnaker. Here’s how we think the two products compare: Rancher is not a CD tool. Rancher appears to be a container management system built on top of Docker similar in nature to Heroku. While you might find […]

Best Practices For Spinnaker: How to Handle Sensitive Data and Services For Their Customers

In talking to over 80+ organizations at Armory.io, We’ve found that security is top concern for enterprises big and small. Many companies handle sensitive data and services for their customers so it’s critical that they’re able to secure their code and infrastructure for their customers. We’ve taken the feedback from our 80+ discussions and incorporated […]

Spinnaker Speak for Kubernetes Users

With the rapid adoption of Docker and Kubernetes many people are looking for new tools to support the new infrastructure that is being created by this change. Many folks interested in Spinnaker ask us ‘But does it work well with Kubernetes?’. Not only does it work well together, Spinnaker’s deployment model matches the tenants of […]

Exposing Spinnaker Sub-Services: Use Apache to Get a Reverse Proxy to All the Internal Sub-Systems

Spinnaker is a new continuous delivery tool developed originally by Netflix and supported by over 30 developers from Google, Pivotal, Netflix and Microsoft. Out of the box it comes with very strict control and binds everything to localhost/loopback/127.0.0.1 such that none of it’s sub-services are accessible from an outside machine for security. But in many […]

Using S3 with Spinnaker instead of Cassandra Backend

Cassandra is used by Spinnaker to persist pipelines configuration and cluster information. While Cassandra may suit your needs it might be overkill for POCs or early development phases where the number of configurations and continuous deployments are small. While Spinnaker can be configured to have an Amazon S3 backend, it’s not always trivial to setup. […]
Subscribe
Categories