Lower Risk with Open Source Spinnaker Support

Spinnaker is gaining momentum as the preferred enterprise continuous delivery platform among leading companies in the world including Target,  Intuit, Waze, Veritas, and Netflix.   Many forward-thinking organizations are looking for Open Source based  CI/CD solutions to avoid the vendor lock-in that comes with closed-source CD solutions.  Running Open Source software and managing the life-cycle of various patches and features in…

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Automate Application Reliability Assessment with Chaos Monkey

Public cloud adoption has become the norm in Enterprises with the recent increasing trend of creating container based cloud-native applications.   Given this IT infrastructure disruption, the developers need to ensure that their applications are reliable during any unplanned outages in the cloud infrastructure. In this blog, we will talk about how to set up and analyze application reliability using Chaos Monkey and…

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Canary Deployment Gaining Momentum Across AWS Services

AWS re:Invent 2017 is now in the book with over 45,000 attendees.   AWS continuous to grow in adoption as well as market-leading features being introduced at a record speed. One of my key takeaways from this year AWS re:Invent is that customers are looking to release their container applications faster and Amazon is providing easier ways to achieve that including…

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Interested in Contributing to Spinnaker? Attend Spinnaker Code Night

What: A technical meetup where anyone can spend 3 hours working with the Netflix Spinnaker team on contributing to Spinnaker. Who: – New contributors looking for help getting started- Existing contributors who want a PR looked at or want to pair program- Anyone who wants to conduct technical discussions around features/direction for Spinnaker Prerequisites: A familiarity with Spinnaker and ability to code.

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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