Spinnaker 1.20 – What’s New

The updated Spinnaker version-Spinnaker 1.20, was released on 04th May 2020. This release brings fixes, features, and performance improvements across a comprehensive feature set in Spinnaker. Here we share the summary of essential improvements Prerequisites: This release requires Halyard Version 1.32.0 or later. List of Fixes and New Features: Kubernetes V1 Provider: Now, its time to migrate all your data…

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Spinnaker – Blue/Green strategy with external versioning and Kubernetes Deployment object

From this blog you can explore options to implement externally versioned or managed blue/green strategy for application deployment using spinnaker pipeline. Introduction and Scope Blue-green deployment strategy for production environments reduces downtime as well as risk by running two identical deployments called Blue and Green. At any given time, there is only one live deployment serving complete production traffic. This…

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Vault

Spinnaker – Configuring Dynamic Kubernetes Accounts using Vault

Advanced Spinnaker users want to keep the Kubernetes account information in Hashicorp vault, so that they can be be updated idenpendent of Spinnaker, yet keeping the account information in a confidential manner. This feature of storing accounts in an external configuration store is made available from Spinnaker 1.15.x. The external configuration store feature is available to implement for Spinnaker services…

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Helm Chart

Baking Helm 3 Charts in Spinnaker

Helm 3 has undergone some major changes versus its predecesor Helm 2. Spinnaker has introduced the use of Helm 3 in Spinnaker 1.19.0 along with Helm 2. In this guide, we will be listing out the steps to implement the Helm 3 template baking (i.e. rendering), so the final manifest files will be available for performing deployment into K8s cluster.…

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How to Integrate AWS ECS with Spinnaker

Overview From this blog, user will have the leverage to explore on how to configure ECS with Spinnaker and Guide to create a pipeline. Benefits of AWS ECS with Spinnaker AWS ECS Services on AWS Fargate with Spinnaker, makes it easy for user who would like more flexibility on how to run their service. Like, without a load balancer, or…

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Spinnaker 1.19 – What’s New

Spinnaker 1.19 was released on 11th Mar 2020. This release brings fixes, features, and performance improvements across a wide feature set in Spinnaker. Here we share the summary of important improvements Prerequisites: This release requires Halyard Version 1.32.0 or later. List of New Fixes and Features: Removal of Kubernetes V1 Provider: It is proposed and scheduled to Kubernetes V1 provider…

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Spinnaker 1.18 – What’s New

Overview: Spinnaker 1.18 was released on 22nd Jan 2020. This release brings fixes, features, and performance improvements across a wide feature set in Spinnaker. Here we share the summary of important improvements Prerequisites: This release requires Halyard Version 1.29.0 or later. List of New Fixes and Features: Introducing support to deploy and manager Alibaba Cloud load balancers. Supports to execute…

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Deploying to Azure Cloud using Spinnaker

Purpose Spinnaker as a renowned Continuous Delivery tool supports app deployment into all major cloud environments including Azure cloud. Here, We guide you through the configuration and pipeline setup of an app into Azure Cloud using Spinnaker. Assumptions We should be having the following items working/configured before configuring Spinnaker… Valid Azure Subscription/Account Spinnaker 1.16.2 Working Jenkins integrated with Spinnaker. Jenkins…

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3Ss of Spinnaker: Scalable, Simple and Safe

  1. Large scale adoption of Spinnaker We all have witnessed the ubiquitous growth of the Internet in the last few decades. Today, the Internet “connects every device” that runs software. Similarly, a declarative application delivery platform will “deliver software to any device”. As we work with enterprises to transform their software delivery, we see three fundamental pillars through which…

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