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Future of SRE: Robert Keng Builds a DeploymentBot #withSpinnaker

Note: See original post here on the Spinnaker Community blog. Coming soon from Chime to OSS, a software delivery chatbot which uses Slack to deploy apps via Spinnaker Last month I had the pleasure of chatting with Robert Keng, a Lead SRE at Chime, about a Slack-integrated ChatBot he recently built to facilitate lightweight, direct […]

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Bright Future: Spinnaker Summit Wrap

OK folks, put your sunglasses on. The warm glow that’s always emanated from the Spinnaker community is becoming a blinding light. We wrapped the 3rd annual, largest-ever Spinnaker Summit yesterday evening after 3 days of hands-on training, use case deep dives, business solution analysis, roadmap peeks, SIG sync-ups, and memorable social and networking opportunities. As […]

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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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9 Days & Counting: Who’s Coming To Spinnaker Summit 2019?

The 3rd annual Spinnaker Summit 2019 is coming up in just 9 short days, November 15-17. As an Armory n8b and the new Open Source Evangelist for Spinnaker, I can hardly wait!! For some, this exciting San Diego event will make a perfect continuous-delivery prelude to KubeCon, the cloud-native mega-conference featuring Kubernetes and other CNCF-ecosystem […]

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New on Spinnaker.io: Spinnaker Success Stories

The Armory team is happy to announce that we have created a new Success Stories section on the Spinnaker website! This section houses case studies and testimonials from members in the community describing their journey to success with Spinnaker. The new page is off to a great start, with testimonials from leading enterprises including Avast, […]

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Alibaba Cloud Builds New Clouddriver for Spinnaker

Adding to Spinnaker’s growing momentum, Alibaba recently built a clouddriver connecting Alibaba Cloud to Spinnaker (available in version 1.16). Here at Armory, we believe that one of the four truths that will define an enterprise’s ability to thrive in the coming decade is that the cloud infrastructure environment is becoming increasingly fragmented. Companies want the […]

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The Value Armory Adds on Top of Open Source Spinnaker

We’re often asked why companies should work with Armory when Spinnaker is open source and free. The short answer is: a) open source Spinnaker isn’t really free, and b) Armory provides compelling enterprise-grade features and support. Open Source Spinnaker Isn’t Really Free Spinnaker is a powerful open source tool for continuous delivery, greatly enhancing the […]

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Spinnaker Pipeline as Code (Dinghy) now has success/failure Slack Notifications

We are pleased to announce our Slack integration with Dingy. You can now configure Dinghy to send success/failure notifications to Slack when a Dinghyfile has been processed. Allowing you to integrate your pipeline as code notifications into your existing toolset. How to configure Dinghy to send processing results to a Slack channel (Halyard >= 1.6.3): […]

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Webinar: Automated Canary Analysis with Spinnaker

Canary deployments are a modern, highly-scalable and cost-effective way to help companies roll out software with both velocity and safety. In this webinar we will walk through the fundamentals of canary deployments, the benefits it can bring to your organization, and the best practices and key learnings from using canaries in production. We will also […]

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