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What Armory customers are saying about Spinnaker

We spend a lot of time with application, infrastructure and automation teams, as well as engineering leaders at Global 2000 businesses, and we learn a lot from them. In the process we’ve amassed a good number of quotes that provide insight into why companies are choosing Spinnaker to solve their software delivery and infrastructure management […]

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Proposal: A new ‘Deploy Kubernetes Resources’ stage in Spinnaker pipelines

Before we build a feature into our Enterprise distribution of Spinnaker, we ask current & prospective customers how valuable it would be for them. You can find all of our Proposed Features here. We’d like to get feedback from Kubernetes users interested in using Spinnaker in more sophisticated ways. Here’s a quick video outlining a […]

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Armory Spinnaker Training

We’ve put together a number of training resources for various audiences interested in training their organizations on the use of Armory Spinnaker: Workshops Armory recommends conducting hands-on workshops with the users of Armory Spinnaker. Users might consist of: DevOps teams, automation teams, application teams and product managers who want to be able to deploy code […]

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Spinnaker 1.0 Launched

We’re happy to share that Netflix, Google, and the rest of the Spinnaker community has successfully released Spinnaker 1.0. Here’s more detail on what this means for the OSS Spinnaker project and for Armory customers, as well as a look back at the journey to improve cloud-first deployments with the tool that’s made this all […]

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Are You Logging Your Deployments Correctly?

So our CTO, Isaac Mosquera, grabbed me and said, “Hey. We should talk about auditing trails.” My reaction was: “What? We need to talk about this?!” (here is a podcast of our conversation) It appears that talking about being organized and accountable in your organization is one of those topics that people love to talk […]

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First Spinnaker Meet-up: Accelerating Continuous Delivery with Netflix, Google and Lookout in AWS

Armory sponsored this year’s inaugural Bay Area Spinnaker Meetup on April 20 at Google’s Launchpad location in San Francisco for discussion of the current highs and lows regarding the future of Spinnaker, including how it is expected to help businesses adopt Continuous Delivery (CD) as Spinnaker matures. It included Spinnaker in a production use case […]

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Armory Spinnaker Documentation: An Overview of Armory Spinnaker Along with a Set of User Guides and Admin Guides

Armory is pleased to announce our official Guides and Documentation for Armory Spinnaker, available at The documentation consists of an overview of Armory Spinnaker along with a set of User Guides and Admin Guides. This documentation is for Armory customers, but we’re also making it publicly available in the hopes it’ll be helpful for […]

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Why Should My Business Move To The Cloud?

Before you begin: Read our Stages of Software Delivery Evolution Infographic to understand which stage your company currently falls into.   It seemed not so long ago that we were still sending Word documents around companies in chain mails that could go on for miles. Technology and progress today has made it possible for multiple […]

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My Pipeline Is Stuck On “Wait For Up Instances”

While executing a pipeline you might have run into this issue when not using an ELB where the pipeline gets stuck on “Wait for Up Instances” Why does this happen? Spinnaker uses external services such as ELB, Eureka or Consul to determine wether the instance is “up”. Once Spinnaker observes that the instance is “up” […]

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Attend the Aspen EXO Software Delivery Summit

Armory is sponsoring the May 21-23, 2017 EXO Software Delivery Summit in Aspen, Colorado. This invitation-only event brings together engineering leaders from Global 2,000 companies under Chatham House Rule, so they can openly discuss wins and challenges around software delivery best-practices in a private setting. Attending are eng. leaders from Capital One, Netflix, Mathworks, HomeAdvisor, […]

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