Continuous Deployment to Kubernetes using GitHub triggered spinnaker pipelines

This blog explains how to configure Spinnaker v1.19.1 to trigger pipelines based on commits to a GitHub repository and inject changed GitHub files as artifacts into a pipeline. 1.   Prerequisites 2.  Configure GitHub webhooks 3.  Configure a GitHub artifact account 4.  Configure Spinnaker Pipeline Trigger 5.  Verification 1.   Prerequisites 1.1.   A GitHub repository either under your user, or in an…

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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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Build a plan for DevOps and CD Success

Anyone who works in IT or software development will tell you, the pressure to deliver more, faster is as intense as ever. And this need for speed often comes at the expense of strategic planning.  This reminds us of the old quote, “You have to go slow in order to go fast.” which dates back to approximately 27 BC when…

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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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Managing Deployment of your Applications using Spinnaker

Using Spinnaker, you can manage deployments of your application in a consistent, repeatable and safe way through what is called a pipeline. In this tutorial, you will learn how to setup and deploy an application using OpsMx Spinnaker trial. You will learn how to: Create a pipeline Examine the pipeline stages Run the pipeline Manually control pipeline execution Before you…

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Spinnaker for OpenShift : Continuous Delivery

  Enterprises turn to containers to modernize their applications and typically select OpenShift for container applications  infrastructure.  But to automate applications deployment across test, QA, staging/production OpenShift clusters, to audit the deployments for compliances and to get end-to-end visibility for dev and ops, Enterprise need a modern CD tool. In this briefing, you will learn how Spinnaker is the right…

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CD Foundation

OpsMx Joins Continuous Delivery Foundation to Accelerate Spinnaker Adoption

We are excited to announce that OpsMx has joined the Continuous Delivery Foundation as one of the first members to accelerate the adoption of Spinnaker continuous delivery solution. The Continuous Delivery Foundation (CDF) serves as the vendor-neutral home of many of the fastest-growing projects for continuous delivery, including Jenkins, Jenkins X, Spinnaker, and Tekton. CDF supports DevOps practitioners with an…

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OpenStack

Spinnaker Continuous Delivery for OpenStack Environments

OpenStack is used by many large enterprises for their private cloud deployments.  From our customer conversations,  these enterprises are also moving to the public cloud (such as AWS) and deploying Kubernetes for their container workloads. With such a varied nature of the deployment environments, it becomes a challenge to maintain scripts for deploying your applications.  Fortunately, Spinnaker, an open source…

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Is Spinnaker the Right Tool for Your Continuous Delivery?

Your developers have adopted containers and microservices applications. You have implemented continuous integration tools like Jenkins. But your software delivery is still slow due to high ceremony release approvals, manual judgment of releases and myriad of scripts to roll-out and roll-back cloud deployments. So in essence, you need to modernize your software delivery to meet the increasing demand for speed…

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