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We Listened: New Terraform UI, introducing AWS Quickstart, and other top Armory news This Week

We are excited to share a roll-up of our features on a monthly basis, with information on features from Experiment to GA

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Armory Introduces Spinnaker Policy Engine to Enable Developer Guardrails Across the SDLC

Note: This news was announced here as a press release on 11/12/2019. Armory’s newly released Open Policy Agent (OPA)-based Policy Engine for SDLC gives enterprises fine-grained control of the software delivery process by providing the hooks necessary to perform extensive verification of pipelines, processes, and policies in Spinnaker. The new Policy Engine for SDLC unleashes […]

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Secrets, Secrets Are No Fun, When You Share with Everyone

Motivation: Spinnaker’s Dirty Little Secret about Secrets Passwords and tokens (aka “secrets”) are a fact of life in software development, and operating Spinnaker involves managing configs with lots and lots of secrets. Secrets can be a challenge to manage, but tend to be less work than managing a major data breach. Leaked secrets lead to […]

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Terraforming with Spinnaker

Spinnaker and Terraform are leading open source projects enabling the continuous software delivery and infrastructure-as-code revolutions, respectively. The Armory team has built an integration between Spinnaker and Terraform, enabling our customers to extend the power of software pipelines and continuous delivery to infrastructure management. We’ve now released a free ebook and a webinar describing the […]

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What’s New this Week August 23, 2019

We are excited to share a roll-up of features on a bi-weekly basis, with information on features from Experiment to GA. This is our way of taking you on the journey of how an “Idea Becomes a Feature.” You can track features as they go from Experiment to Early Release and then to General Availability.Check […]

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Introducing Armory’s Account Management API

As an operator rolling Spinnaker out to production, one of the first hurdles to get over is how to automate adding and removing accounts for various cloud providers. In a world where creating AWS accounts and Kubernetes clusters is as simple as calling a single command in your shell, it’s critical that these resources are […]

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Pipelines as Code

A short demonstration of how powerful Armory’s Pipelines as Code feature can be in your environment: Armory’s Pipelines as Code feature provides a way to specify pipeline definitions in source code repos (like GitHub & BitBucket). The Armory Spinnaker installation provides a service called “Dinghy” which will keep the pipeline in Spinnaker in sync with […]

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New eBook: Accelerating FedRAMP Compliance with Automated Software Delivery

The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) is a government-wide program that provides a standardized approach to security assessment, authorization, and continuous monitoring for cloud products and services. Many enterprise B2B companies seek FedRAMP compliance in order to sell their products and services to government agencies which require FedRAMP compliance as a prerequisite. Unfortunately […]

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Moving from VMs to Containers

Virtual machines or VMs create a copy of a computer system that makes it possible for a single server to host several VMs that each act as if it were a separate piece of hardware. VMs do not interact with other VMs on the same server at all—each VM is a self-contained unit and contains […]

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Continuous Verification with Kayenta and Spinnaker

Verification is the last but not least step in any deployment. Even though no code is going be pushed to production without passing through QA testing, you need to verify that the updates work as expected in a production environment, with live traffic. When managing a continuous delivery process and moving as fast as possible, […]

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