OpsMx adds Spinnaker Operator for OpenShift & Kubernetes

We are excited to announce that OpsMx added the Spinnaker operator for OpenShift and Kubernetes environments. Spinnaker Operator allows for easier deployment and maintenance of OpsMx Spinnaker in an OpenShift and Kubernetes environment. What is Operator? An Operator is a method of packaging, deploying and managing a Kubernetes application (in this case, Spinnaker CD). A Kubernetes application is an application…

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Spinnaker 1.13 – What’s New

Spinnaker 1.13 release was released on March 25th,2019 and it brings a lot of exciting updates including the following. Improved streamlined experience for building, baking, and deploying of your applications to Azure on Spinnaker The older over of Azure provider has been updated. Current latest(1.13) updates provide a significantly improved experience that streamlines the building, baking, and deploying of your applications…

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Compliance verification for Kubernetes

This blogs describes methods of verifying and enforcing compliance with OpsMx Autopilot. Dynamic Admission Control mechanisms of Kubernetes provide the framework to achieve compliance. Admission Control in Kubernetes Admission control mechanism is an important construct that is going into beta in next release of Kubernetes. Read more about here. https://unofficial-kubernetes.readthedocs.io/en/latest/admin/admission-controllers Compliance Verification need the following three pieces of the puzzle:…

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OpsMx Compliance Service for Spinnaker

Overview We at OpsMx have developed the Compliance Management feature which simplifies and strengthens compliance with regulations across CI/CD. Also, improves visibility into control effectiveness, and helps to ensure timely issue remediation. It also aligns internal policies, standards, laws, and regulations, thereby eliminating inefficiencies and redundancies. Why Compliance Service? Compliance service helps achieve the below: Enforcing pipeline stage structure based…

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OpsMx Audit Service for Spinnaker

This blogs describes the Audit service for OpsMx.. Why Audit Service? How to enable Audit Service? Audit comes as part of Open Enterprise Spinnaker (OES). Please download OES. If you need assistance, please reach us out at hello@opsmx.com.

Kubernetes Red/Black (Blue/Green) deployments with Spinnaker

This blog helps to understand Kubernetes Red/Black deployments with Spinnaker and Traffic Shaping through Istio. Kubernetes deployment strategies Kubernetes supports declarative rollout strategy with with management objects like deployments and replica-sets. Some of the commonly used rollout strategies are as follows: Recreate Terminates the current running version and replaces with the new version. spec: replicas: 10 strategy: type: Recreate Rolling…

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OpenShift

Spinnaker Continuous Delivery for OpenShift Deployments

RedHat OpenShift is an enterprise-class Kubernetes distribution with enhancements around security and multi-tenant deployments for container applications. OpenShift is being used in several large Enterprises like Cisco, Barclay, Softbank, BMW, and Marriott. Continuous Delivery in the Enterprise needs to support workflows that include common patterns like testing, static code analysis, coverage analysis etc. as part of the delivery workflow. Although…

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OpsMx adds Automated Canary Analysis for Kubernetes and Prometheus with Kayenta

Overview Kayenta is an open source automated canary analysis tool used to evaluate the readiness for production of a new version of a software. Kayenta is based on a tool developed internally by Netflix, and it was integrated with Google’s help into Spinnaker to perform automated canary release across multiple clouds. The new software version that is analyzed for readiness…

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NewRelic

OpsMx AutoPilot Adds support for NewRelic APM

OpsMx is pioneering automatic continuous verification for releases through logs, APM and metrics during your deployment rollout. We are excited to announce that we have added NewRelic APM metrics as yet another source of application SLA verification. With this addition to our AutoPilot Continuous verification module, we now have support for Logs (Elastic Search, FluendD, SumoLogic), Metrics (Datadog, Prometheus, Stackdriver,…

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