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I couldn’t let “Employee Appreciation Day” go by without a heartfelt message of thanks and appreciation to the entire Armory Crew – both past and present. Saying ‘people’ are a company’s true value seems trite. However, the Armory founding team built this company bottoms up based on a value system conceived to provide a great […]
Armory’s Stephen Atwell sat down recently with Brandon Leach of Autodesk and Dave Stanke of Google for a roundtable interview. During their far-reaching discussion, they explore various ways in which company and team culture can make or break modern DevOps teams.  I listened to the conversation, and a handful of takeaways struck me as elegant […]
Our new SaaS offering manages deployments across all your Kubernetes environments and keeps you safe with production-ready strategies.
Throughout my career, I have always worked in roles and for software companies that are focused on the availability and reliability of infrastructures and applications. I never really thought much about it until reading Simon Sinek’s book ‘Find Your Why’ at the suggestion of a manager who always had to understand ‘why’ something needed to […]
Nearly all cultures globally have some form of celebration marking the Winter Solstice. Common threads found in most observances of the annual event are celebration of family and friends (living and past), reflection of the past year, and some form of giving thanks for continued health and sustenance. Exiting 2021, said celebrations would seem especially […]
Introduction When scaling a network service, there are always two concerns: resiliency and load distribution, to understand these concepts let us first understand the broader term “Redundancy”. Redundancy is the duplication of a component to increase reliability of the system, usually in the form of a backup, fail-safe, or to improve actual system performance. Resiliency […]
Today marked a 0-day disclosure of a rather nasty vulnerability in one of the most commonly used frameworks for logging – log4j.  This one is nasty on multiple levels.  Note that Armory Enterprise is NOT affected by this vulnerability.  The impact on this vulnerability is likely huge and is already being exploited.  Additionally it can […]
Risk avoidance has become a cardinal principle of modern enterprises. Companies like Armory have arisen to help modern organizations meet this principle. In this article, we’ll highlight the risks that an organization faces with each deployment, how to test for them, and, ultimately, how to prevent them from happening. We’ll demonstrate how Armory can help […]
One of the pleasures of having young kids is the built-in excuse to listen to Winnie-the-Pooh stories by A.A. Milne.  Milne is brilliant at writing from the perspective of children while including nuggets of wisdom for adults who follow along.  One consistent theme in his stories is the importance of slowing down and focusing on […]
Security, stability and predictability – important hallmarks of what it takes to ship great software. In the fall of 2020, Armory began the process of incorporating these three key factors into a new release process. We believed there would be substantial benefits to changing our release cadence and offering our customers the chance to be […]