How to Enable Prometheus Monitoring for Kubernetes Cluster

Prometheus, an open-source monitoring, and alerting toolkit is becoming the most popular solution for monitoring Kubernetes cluster for Spinnaker users or otherwise.   To perform manual or automated Red/Black or Canary analysis, having a useful monitoring solution is essential. In this blog,  we will provide instructions on how to enable Prometheus monitoring for your Kubernetes cluster

Spinnaker Use Cases at Cisco, Intuit and Pure Storage

OpsMx along with Netflix Spinnaker team organized the second Spinnaker meetup in the South Bay.   We had more than 100 Spinnaker users who attended the event.   3 Spinnaker users  (Cisco, Intuit and Pure Storage) shared their use case, learnings and best practices.   Also, Andy Glover from the Netflix Spinnaker team took Q&A from the audience. If you missed the event, …

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Automated Canary Analysis Featured in Spinnaker Summit 2017

250+ Spinnaker community members recently attended the 1st Spinnaker Summit at the Netflix campus in Los Gatos.   Enthusiasm for Spinnaker is high as enterprises look to achieve continuous delivery with safety across multiple clouds.   Users from Netflix, Schibsted, Cloudera, Under Armour,  Capital One, Cisco, Gogo Air, Target,  Scopely, and Cerner shared their use cases and best practices for running…

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Exciting Spinnaker Meetup on August 21st at NetFlix

If you are an existing Spinnaker user or someone looking to enable Continuous Delivery (CD) in your organization,  don’t miss out on an exciting meetup event happening on August 21st at the Netflix campus in Los Gatos, CA. We have the Spinnaker founding team and “Father of Spinnaker” – Andy Glover of Netflix Engineering team presenting on the topic of…

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Participate in Pilot of Automated Canary Analysis Platform

OpsMx is looking for Spinnaker deployers interested in implementing automated deployment analysis for Canary/Red-Black deployments.  We are looking for high touch pilot engagement with you to help us design our product and in return, you will get to use our product at no cost during the pilot. For more information about the benefits and features of our automated release analysis for…

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Validate Software Releases Through Application Behavior Analysis

Introduction Enterprises are moving to DevOps model and also adopting agile software development methodologies to accelerate the software deliveries.  As the velocity of software development increases,  the need to speed up the testing and validation also arises.  Enterprises usually do some combination of the following to validate new releases –  functional testing, integration testing,  end-to-end system testing,  user acceptance testing,…

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Safer Rolling Update for Docker Applications with Kubernetes

Introduction Docker containers have enabled applications to be developed and deployed faster due to its superior portability between development and production environment and across multiple clouds. Enterprises have started adopting Docker with microservices architecture for their new applications. One of the emerging requirements apparent among these early adopters is the need to update versions of the microservices in production seamlessly.…

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Improve Release Safety and Diagnostics Through Automated Canary Analysis for Spinnaker

Introduction Spinnaker is a continuous delivery platform that is pioneering the ability to release software faster. It is allowing thousands of enterprises to achieve release velocity never seen before.  The key to increasing the velocity is to have the ability to determine with confidence that the new release can be promoted across different testing stages and eventually to production through…

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How to Set Up Automated Release Analysis in Spinnaker Deployments

Updated 04/12/2018 Spinnaker, a continuous delivery platform is becoming popular among software deployment teams with its superior ability to orchestrate software delivery faster, safer and across multiple clouds.  Spinnaker currently supports Red/Black for most cloud providers and Canary deploy options for the AWS cloud provider.  Canary deploy can also be set up for any provider through a multi-stage setup. Rolling Red/Black…

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