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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 […]
The Cloud Native Computing Foundation found an extraordinary 300 percent increase in container use between 2016 and 2020. Kubernetes’ popularity is steadily rising, with 83 percent of respondents using it for production as of mid-2020. Kubernetes’s out-of-the-box capabilities enable organizations to accelerate delivery cycles and rapidly scale their operation, contributing to its increasing adoption. However, […]
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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 […]
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 must […]
Armory Policy Engine provides support for automating policy compliance with Spinnaker. Policy Engine Plugin is the latest version of Policy Engine and adds support for both advanced role-based access control (RBAC) use-cases and open source Spinnaker. The release of Policy Engine Plugin comes with new documentation, including a library of example policies from across Armory’s […]
Earlier this month President Biden issued an executive order on cybersecurity following the Colonial Pipeline Hack. It outlines several actions that government departments must take, and requires them to adopt modern software development and security best practices. This post will explore several of these best practices and explain how Armory’s policy engine addresses them. We […]
Armory’s new Evaluate Artifacts stage allows you to inject Spinnaker parameters into any artifact. Only certain deployment stages, such as deploying a Kubernetes manifest, natively support using Spring Expression Language (SpEL) to reference parameters. Other stages, such as Terraform, lack this stage-specific SpEL support. This blog will explore how the new ‘Evaluate Artifacts’ stage can be leveraged to inject Spinnaker parameters into your Terraform deployment pipeline.
Learn how to leverage Spinnaker for OPA Policy Deployment, and how to leverage OPA Policies to govern spinnaker.