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Armory Tribal Ethan Rogers Joins the Spinnaker TOC

We are excited to announce that Ethan Rogers, Staff Engineer at Armory, has joined Spinnaker’s Technical Oversight Committee (TOC). The TOC is responsible for the overall technical management of Spinnaker, ultimately managing the day-to-day running of the project. Ethan’s invitation to join the TOC is a recognition of his substantial contributions to the OSS community […]

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Armory Forges Ahead With Open Source Contributions to Spinnaker

Having recently joined the Spinnaker community, I’m taking the time to understand how this promising project has evolved from a Netflix-internal tool called Asgard to the leader in the continuous delivery platform space. IMHO (as a super-biased Linux nerd), Spinnaker’s ubiquity has the open source software community to thank. When it comes to enabling fast, […]

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State of Software Delivery: Report

Software delivery and the SDLC are undergoing massive shifts, including the embrace of open source technologies and workloads that are being moved to public, private and hybrid cloud delivery targets. Each year, Armory conducts a survey to take the pulse of the industry and determine how organizations are emerging as leaders. In this year’s State […]

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What’s new this week August 2, 2019

In order to provide incremental value, on a regular cadence, you can expect to see a roll-up of features on a bi-weekly basis.  Feature breakouts or deep dives will continue to happen.  (Look for the plugin blog post in two weeks.) This is our way of taking you on the journey of how an “Idea […]

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The Backstory on Armory’s Series B

Last Fall, we announced Armory’s $10MM Series A investment. Today, I’m pleased to share that we have received a $28MM Series B investment from Insight Partners, bringing our total funds raised to $42MM. We are also welcoming Lonne Jaffe from Insight to our Board of Directors. Isaac, Ben, and I started Armory three years ago […]

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Armory Raises $28M in Series B Funding to Drive Enterprise Digital Transformation with Spinnaker, the De Facto Standard for Software Delivery At Scale

New Funding to Power “Software-First” Innovation via Accelerated Software Delivery; Insight Partners’ Lonne Jaffe Joins Armory Board of Directors SAN MATEO, Calif. – August 1, 2019 – Armory, the enterprise software company commercializing Spinnaker, the leading open source continuous delivery platform from Netflix and Google, today announced that it has raised a $28 million Series […]

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v2.5.6 Armory Release (OSS Release 1.14.11)

We are excited to announce the v2.5.6 Armory Release (OSS Release 1.14.11). This release includes some useful fixes that we hope will enhance your user experience. Armory This release fixes an issue with the pipelineID function in Dinghyfiles (Pipelines as Code). As well as fixes for Clouddriver search capabilities. Spinnaker OSS This release has fixes […]

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Thanks Google, for making Spinnaker easier to start on GCP!

One of the common threads I hear is that “Spinnaker is too complicated!” The reality is that Spinnaker is complex, not necessarily complicated.  However, understanding all the pieces and parts in order to get Spinnaker working can be nontrivial.  Google released a new automation tool to help users get started with Spinnaker on GCP. This […]

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HCL and YAML Options for Spinnaker Pipelines as Code (Dinghy)

We are excited to announce the initial release of an update for Pipelines as Code (Dinghy). We now have YAML and HCL options to create templates with Dinghyfile. Adding YAML and HCL allows you to use a structured and more familiar way of defining Spinnaker pipelines as code. The goal is to reduce context switching […]

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How to Hire a DevOps Team

Assembling a DevOps teams is theoretically simple and practically hard. Hiring a DevOps team requires bringing together a group of people with complementary and somewhat overlapping skillsets who will be able to handle the entire application lifecycle internally—from development to deployment to operations. Most DevOps teams should have between four and eight people—one popular yardstick […]

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