Unshackle Developers from K8S Deployment Complexities and Gain Speed

“In the world of Kung Fu, Speed defines the Winner” – This adage, from the movie KungFu Hustle, holds true for enterprise success in general. Today the quest of achieving speed- in developing software and in the shipment of the software to end customers- drives these organizations nuts. Hence organizations want to embrace Continuous Deployment, a strategy to implement the…

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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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Deploy To Production

How To Deploy Spinnaker In Production ?

                  Before we begin about Production ready Spinnaker. Let us see what exactly is Spinnaker ? and why there is so much buzz about the Product Spinnaker ? What is Spinnaker ? Spinnaker is an open source, multi-cloud continuous delivery platform for releasing software changes with high velocity and confidence. Created at…

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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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Continuous Deployments in VMWare/Pivotal (PCF) Environments with Spinnaker

Introduction Cloud Foundry is used by enterprises across the world to host applications and supports the full application development lifecycle. With out-of-the-box support for Cloud Foundry from drivers contributed by Pivotal, Spinnaker is a perfect complement to Cloud Foundry, enabling the safe deployment of workloads using blue/green (a.k.a red/black) strategies and, if required, rollback. Here we show step-by-step instructions for…

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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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OpsMx Adds Spinnaker to AWS Marketplace

Overview OpsMx is excited to announce the availability of Spinnaker AMI on AWS Marketplace. The Spinnaker AMI will allow users to launch Open Enterprise Spinnaker (OES) with Minio Storage. Prerequisites Below are the mandatory configurations to launch OpsMx AMI Launch an t2.2xlarge Setup Spinnaker related security groups Mandatory to have kubernetes installed and have kubeconfig handy. Types of AMI’s release…

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