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This is a common problem we see typically because Igor is not enabled. You can confirm this is true by looking at the Spinnaker Gate API to see if gate is getting any builds at all by executing the following: curl http://${GATE_HOST}:8084/v2/builds it should respond with an empty JSON array: [] You would also see […]
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 […]
Armory sponsored the “All you ever wanted to know about microservices (and then some)” meetup tonight, held at BigPanda in Palo Alto, CA. Panelists included: Tarun Desikan, Co-founder of Banyan Ops David Gildeh, CEO of Dataloop.IO Harjot Gill, Co-founder and CEO of Netsil Take a look at this 45 minute meetup video if you’d like […]
This documentation can help you set up Armory Spinnaker, safely administer the system, and learn about how to use the system. If you want to know more about Armory Spinnaker read What is Armory Spinnaker. See the following for Armory Spinnaker Administration Deploying Armory Spinnaker Armory Spinnaker comes with an installer that walks you through […]
By default, most Spinnaker users bake AMIs via EBS volumes. However, we’ve found that faster AMI bake times can be achieved using chroot. In this video, I’ll show you how it’s done: If you’d like to learn more about Spinnaker, and Armory Spinnaker in particular, take a look here. Here’s the transcript: Daniel: Hey, guys. […]
Although Spinnaker is used to deploy applications, under the covers it’s actually doing something much more powerful: Spinning up, managing and destroying cloud infrastructure. This means that each time a company uses Spinnaker to deploy an update to an app, it’s actually deploying new virtual machines on AWS (or GCP, or Azure, etc.). Not only […]
Pawel Gieniec (VP Engineering) and Kevin Woo (Software Engineer) at Luxe talk about how they are leveraging Spinnaker to deploy to AWS. Topics discussed: How long have you been using Spinnaker? What motivated you to try Spinnaker? How did you deploy to production before Spinnaker? What problems does Spinnaker solve for you? What advice would […]
At Armory we absolutely agree with Andreesen’s notorious statement about Software Eating the World. Seems obvious now, but hindsight is always 20/20. If Andreesen and we are correct, then you better know how to participate in a software driven world. This change is so important to us that even our CEO is coding and issuing […]
Last week, Armory sponsored an SF DevOps meetup which included talks by: Armon Dadgar, co-CTO, Hashicorp, sharing what the term “DevOps” means and why it’s important for organizations who optimize for velocity. Tung Nguyen, former VP Eng, BleacherReport, discussing UFO, a tool he built for Docker and ECS. Peter Bakkum, Platform Lead, Quizlet, covering the […]
Armory’s focus is to make your software deployments boring, fast and continuous. Here is Armory’s recommended process to evaluate (and ensure) the success of Spinnaker within your organization to deploy software more safely, reliably, and with higher velocity. Before you begin: Read our Stages of Software Delivery Evolution Infographic to understand which stage your company […]