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Automated Canary Analysis and How Netflix Uses It For Better Software

Posted by Jenny Medeiros on Sep 14, 2018 3:57:18 PM

intro to automated canary analysis

During World War I, canaries were used to detect toxic gases in the environment before humans could be harmed. They were also routinely used in coal mines where they would sing and chirp inside a small cage to signal the air was safe for the workers. Fortunately for the birds, they were later replaced with automated detectors. 

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Topics: Continuous Deployment, Spinnaker, Netflix, Continuous Delivery

Convince Your Manager To Send You To Spinnaker Summit

Posted by Jenny Medeiros on Sep 12, 2018 6:24:18 PM


Case studies from the biggest tech companies, keynotes by Netflix, hands-on workshops led by experts, and a Google-sponsored lounge party? That's enough to send anyone (in tech) running to the nearest airport. Although while you're already making mental lists of what to pack, your manager will likely need a bit more convincing.

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Topics: Events, Continuous Deployment, Spinnaker, DevOps, Continuous Delivery

Does Your Team Have What It Takes To Work With DevOps?

Posted by Jenny Medeiros on Sep 7, 2018 1:54:59 PM



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Topics: Culture, DevOps, Continuous Delivery, tools

4 Best Automated Deployment Tools For Stress-Free Software Releases

Posted by Jenny Medeiros on Sep 5, 2018 11:50:00 AM

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Topics: Continuous Deployment, Spinnaker, DevOps, Continuous Delivery, tools

Spinnaker vs Jenkins for Continuous Delivery

Posted by Jenny Medeiros on Aug 31, 2018 12:45:00 PM


The debate of Jenkins vs Spinnaker as a Continuous Delivery (CD) tool has been making rounds for quite some time. Many are happy to use them together since Spinnaker has a native Jenkins API to delegate compilation and packaging, but once Jenkins 2.0 was released with an added focus on CD, it became fuzzy how Spinnaker really measured up. So here's a breakdown for you.

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Topics: DevOps, Continuous Delivery, Jenkins

Make Customers Happier With Your Software Using Spinnaker

Posted by Jenny Medeiros on Aug 29, 2018 7:51:01 PM

 
Continuous Delivery (CD) is one of those things that tend to prove beneficial for all parties. For developers, it allows them to push new code without fear. For the end user (your customer), they get exactly what they want: better features, faster updates, and the confidence that you actually listen to their feedback. Everybody wins, right?

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Topics: Continuous Deployment, Spinnaker, Netflix, Continuous Delivery

Interview With A Netflix UI Engineer: Spinnaker, Upcoming Features, and How To Improve Developer Efficiency

Posted by Jenny Medeiros on Jul 19, 2018 11:00:00 AM

 

Archana Sankaranarayanan is a senior UI Engineer at Netflix where she builds tools to improve development velocity and obsesses over creating simple, intuitive, and accessible interfaces. Before settling into her enviable position at Netflix, she lent her expertise on style guides to build interfaces for Coursera, Quantifind, and Adobe.

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Topics: Engineering, Spinnaker, DevOps, Netflix, careers

Why Spinnaker and Kubernetes Work Better Together for Continuous Delivery

Posted by Jenny Medeiros on Jul 14, 2018 12:27:00 PM

 

Kubernetes (K8s) is the go-to-guy when you’re looking to take your container game to the next level. But while K8s has certainly changed how we run cloud-native applications, it’s not a deployment tool.

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Topics: Continuous Deployment, Spinnaker, Continuous Delivery, Kubernetes

3 Fool-Proof Reasons Continuous Delivery with Spinnaker is Good for Business

Posted by Jenny Medeiros on Jul 10, 2018 1:00:00 PM

 

If you’re in the business of building and delivering software-services then you’ve probably already entertained the idea of Continuous Delivery (CD).

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Topics: microsoft, Google, open source, Continuous Deployment, Spinnaker, DevOps, Netflix, Continuous Delivery

Here’s How Netflix-Made ‘Spinnaker’ for Continuous Delivery Can Grow Your Career

Posted by Jenny Medeiros on May 31, 2018 8:00:00 AM
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Topics: Career, Continuous Deployment, Spinnaker, DevOps, Netflix, Continuous Delivery