Spinnaker Summit Blog

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Growing Spinnaker and Preparing for the 2019 Summit

Since the Spinnaker Summit in 2018 there have been a few key developments in both the platform and the community that eagerly surrounds it.

5 Convincing Reasons That Pushed Netflix Teams To Adopt Spinnaker

Over the past few years, Netflix teams have gradually adopted Spinnaker to the point where it now deploys over 95% of all their cloud-based infrastructure. But this wide-scale adoption process had to be approached strategically. 

Automated Canary Analysis and How Netflix Uses It For Better Software

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. 

Convince Your Manager To Send You To Spinnaker Summit

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

4 Best Automated Deployment Tools For Stress-Free Software Releases

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Spinnaker vs Jenkins for Continuous Delivery

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.

Make Customers Happier With Your Software Using Spinnaker

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?

Why Spinnaker and Kubernetes Work Better Together for Continuous Delivery


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.

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


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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