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Exposing Spinnaker Sub-Services: Use Apache to Get a Reverse Proxy to All the Internal Sub-Systems

Spinnaker is a new continuous delivery tool developed originally by Netflix and supported by over 30 developers from Google, Pivotal, Netflix and Microsoft. Out of the box it comes with very strict control and binds everything to localhost/loopback/127.0.0.1 such that none of it’s sub-services are accessible from an outside machine for security. But in many […]

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What we’ve learned talking to 70+ engineering managers about software deployments

As Marc Andreessen famously said in 2011, software is eating the world. Software is being used to solve the world’s problems. Software platform companies (like Uber or Airbnb) are disrupting traditional industries (like taxis and hotels). In this new era of Responsive Organizations, a company’s ability to imagine, develop and deploy software determine its chances […]

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Deploying to Kubernetes with Spinnaker

Spinnaker is an open source, multi-cloud continuous delivery platform for releasing software changes with high velocity and confidence. In this walkthrough, we show a container approach, with Spinnaker deploying to Kubernetes, using Jenkins as the build server. Want To Dig In More? Read all posts related to Spinnaker + Kubernetes **Here’s the Transcript:** Chris: Hey, […]

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Enterprise Spinnaker

Armory offers this Enterprise Spinnaker Demo Environment, letting you explore Armory’s distribution of Spinnaker without having to install it in your environment. You’ll be able to explore the features that Armory adds to provide a robust, enterprise-grade solution. You can learn more about these features & pricing right here. You’ll find everything you need to […]

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Using S3 with Spinnaker instead of Cassandra Backend

Cassandra is used by Spinnaker to persist pipelines configuration and cluster information. While Cassandra may suit your needs it might be overkill for POCs or early development phases where the number of configurations and continuous deployments are small. While Spinnaker can be configured to have an Amazon S3 backend, it’s not always trivial to setup. […]

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Injecting a prebaked AMI (and other parameters) into a Spinnaker Pipeline

While Spinnaker has a preferred way of doing things it’s also highly customizable. The easiest way to use Spinnaker is to have it bake your pipeline using Rosco + Packer and pass it along to the next deployment stage. Below is a fairly standard way of using Spinnaker. But what if your AMI is baked […]

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Complex Pipelines With Spinnaker

While Spinnaker is best known for it’s sophisticated cloud deployment strategies, Spinnaker is also very customizable and is suited to fit most types of workflows. The video demonstrates how to use Spinnaker to create a more complex pipeline. We’ll go step by step to show how the pipeline is used to deploy a simple browser […]

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Aug 2016 State of Spinnaker

Armory has conducted the first survey of the Spinnaker community to provide this Spinnaker State of the Union as of August 2016. You can download a copy of the PDF here. This first report compiles 17 total submissions. If you’re considering, testing or using Spinnaker in production, please take the survey. We’ll include your answers […]

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