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Meet the Speaker: Joel Vasallo Cloud DevOps Manager at Redbox

Posted by Jenny Medeiros on Oct 8, 2019 2:14:22 PM
 
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Topics: Spinnaker, DevOps, Cloud, Interview

Chaos Monkey And Spinnaker

Posted by Jenny Medeiros on Oct 3, 2018 9:16:10 AM

Image credit: Charles Daoud

Ever heard of Netflix's Simian Army?

It represents the collection of tools Netflix has been arming themselves with since 2011 to test the AWS infrastructure. These unusual tools are open source, widely adaptable, and a wonderfully chaotic way to test software for operational vulnerabilities.

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Topics: Spinnaker, DevOps, Netflix, tools, Cloud

How 3 Major Teams Resolved Their Cloud Deployment Headaches With Spinnaker

Posted by Jenny Medeiros on Sep 28, 2018 5:30:00 PM

 

In 2015, Netflix released Spinnaker in an effort to share the joy of predictable deployments. Today, dozens of Global 2,000 companies use Spinnaker to automate deployments across multiple cloud targets with more confidence and velocity than ever before. 

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Topics: Continuous Deployment, Spinnaker, DevOps, Kubernetes

3 Promising Reasons Why Spinnaker Makes Multi-Cloud Deployments Safer

Posted by Jenny Medeiros on Sep 26, 2018 1:35:00 PM


Since 2017, enterprises have been investing in a multi-cloud strategy for higher availability of applications and to avoid vendor lock-in. While that's all well and good for the enterprises, it's not very fun for the DevOps teams who are left configuring and customizing specific deployments for different cloud environments.

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Topics: Continuous Deployment, Spinnaker, DevOps, Cloud

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

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

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