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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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Introducing Amazon EKS Support for Armory Spinnaker: Official Support for Installing Armory Spinnaker in EKS

Amazon recently announced General Availability for Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (Amazon EKS), a managed service that makes it easy for you to run Kubernetes on AWS without needing to stand up or maintain your own Kubernetes control plane. Armory is pleased to announce official support for installing Armory Spinnaker in EKS. With Spinnaker, […]

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Armory Product Demos

Armory’s Platform is comprised of four layers of value. At the Core is the minimum set of developer tooling a company needs to achieve “Stage 3” — Continuous Delivery of software. Powering the Core is our enterprise distribution of Spinnaker, the continuous delivery platform that codifies the software delivery best practices that put Netflix and […]

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Announcing Kayenta, the best-in-class automated canarying platform from Netflix and Google

Today, Netflix and Google announced Kayenta, the open-source project that codifies 5+ years of learnings from Netflix & Google on how to effectively canary deployments in global, high traffic environments. Kayenta works seamlessly with Spinnaker, which powers the Core of Armory’s platform. Armory has been involved in Kayenta for the past few months. We contributed […]

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Limit your blast radius with automated canary analysis

Isaac Mosquera, Armory’s CTO, recently gave a talk at Atlassian’s Mountain View office for LaunchDarkly’s Test In Production Meetup. Isaac talks about how using automated canary analysis is a way to limit the blast radius of issues in production while increasing development productivity, reducing risk and keeping developers happy. You can learn more about canary […]

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Armory Spinnaker Admin Documentation: Installing Armory Spinnaker from the Debian Package

Installing Armory Spinnaker from the Debian Package We provide a Debian package that will install all the dependencies needed. To install the debian package, currently the only supported OS is Ubuntu Trusty, 14.04 apt-get update && apt-get install -y \ apt-transport-https \ ca-certificates \ curl curl -fsSL | sudo apt-key add - apt-key adv […]

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