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Why (and How) Spinnaker and Kubernetes Work Together Seamlessly

The adoption of Kubernetes is happening at an incredible rate. Naturally, the next step is to look for tooling to support continuous deployments workflows with Kubernetes. In this quick interview with Lars Wander and Matt Duftler from Google, we talk about how Spinnaker and Kubernetes work together to help deploy better software. Lars Wander – […]

Armory Spinnaker Release v0.61Armory Spinnaker Release Version 0.61: Free Distribution That Anyone Can Install and is Guaranteed to Work

We’re happy to announce the release of Spinnaker v0.61. The benefits: Community Edition: v0.61 is a free distribution that anyone can install, and is guaranteed to work (you don’t need to figure out what sub-services to install). Enterprise Edition: We offer enterprise level support for this package. Learn more about using Spinnaker for Enterprise-Grade Software […]

Enterprise-Grade Software Delivery Using Spinnaker: A Company Can Only Be As Agile As Its Ability To Get Code In Front Of Its Customers

What Problem is Armory Solving with Spinnaker? As software permeates everything around us, including the goods and services we use every day, the relationship customers have with companies becomes defined primarily by how effective the company is at crafting and delivering this software. A company can only be as agile as its ability to get […]

ARMORY @ Netflix Q&A

Our philosophy is to be relentlessly customer focused, so we hunt down answers to the customer questions we can’t answer (and with something as new as Spinnaker, that happens often!) then we share what we learn back with the community. Ask your own question below. Netflix HQ Visit: We recently visited Netflix HQ to talk […]

Sept 2016 State of Spinnaker

Armory surveys the Spinnaker community to provide transparency into the state of Spinnaker (and specifically enterprise adoption) in the marketplace. This report compiles 23 total submissions. If you’re considering, testing or using Spinnaker in production, please take the survey. We’ll include your answers in future reports. You can find past reports here.

What is “Immutable Infrastructure”?

(And why’s it so important?) Spinnaker believes in deploying to the cloud using immutable infrastructure. It takes a prescriptive stance around macro-level trends like the rise of devops, cloud adoption, docker, etc. But what exactly is immutable infrastructure, and why does it matter so much? The best way to answer that question is to imagine […]

Dominate Your Industry

Daniel and Ben discuss how software platforms are disrupting industries, why it’s important for executives and decision makers to be aware of it, and what they can do to compete in this new software-first world. Here’s the Transcript: DROdio: Hi and welcome to Armory. Let’s talk about how to dominate your industry by deploying software […]

Spinnaker Speak for Kubernetes Users

With the rapid adoption of Docker and Kubernetes many people are looking for new tools to support the new infrastructure that is being created by this change. Many folks interested in Spinnaker ask us ‘But does it work well with Kubernetes?’. Not only does it work well together, Spinnaker’s deployment model matches the tenants of […]

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 […]

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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