Author Archives: Brian Kendzior

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Migrating from Snap CI to Solano CI

As many in community are already aware, Snap CI will be retired in August of 2017. The offered migration is to GoCD, an on-premise CI/CD solution – as this product may not fit the needs to current SnapCI customers we felt it was appropriate for us offer a comparison to Solano CI so that customers migrating are […]

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Outbound Web Hook Closures

Solano CI supports sending outbound web hooks that contain various information about the status of a Solano CI session. These web hooks are great for collecting data on your Solano CI builds, but many of our users wanted the flexibility to send custom-formatted JSON blobs directly to third party services. Introducing:  Web Hook Closures Now, Solano CI supports […]

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Announcing Solano CI and Google Auth Integration

We’re happy to announce our integration with Google Auth. New users can now immediately sign-up using their Google credentials, and existing users can link their Solano CI and Google accounts to allow for quicker logins.   Existing users can visit this link to manage their Google Authentication settings. Please contact us with your feedback!

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Shiny New Session Lifecycle Display

You might’ve already noticed, but your Solano CI report page may look a little different than you’re used to. We’re excited to release our newly redesigned Lifecycle display, giving you more insight into your build’s timing and progress. This new lifecycle header splits your build into 4 logical sections: Startup – This phase includes the time it takes […]

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Managing AWS Credentials in the Cloud

Anyone who uses AWS and CI/CD long enough has invariably been told to store their AWS credentials in Environment Variables in order to use the AWS CLI to manage deployments or pull resources from S3. This is extremely unsafe for a variety of reasons. AWS has been recommending cloud-platform providers to utilize the AssumeRole API […]

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Announcing Solano CI Tutorial & New GitHub Integration

Solano Labs is excited to announce the release of our brand-new GitHub Integration! Using the newly built GitHub Integration, we are able to provide a catered onboarding tutorial that shows you how CI/CD works within Solano CI – all using free open-source codebases. The tutorial walks users through: Forking one of our open source example repositories: scipy composer solano cli […]

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Solano CI integrates with Google Container Registry

Today, we are proud to announce our integration of Solano CI with Google Container Registry (GCR). With GCR and Solano CI, you can now reliably build, test, and deploy your Docker workflow without operating your own container repositories or scaling your infrastructure. GCR is a fully-managed, secure, and highly-available Docker container registry that makes it easy […]

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Announcing Build Pipelines

We’re very excited to announce the release of Solano Build Pipelines. Build Pipelines are a way for you to chain together multiple Solano CI sessions into a seamless Continuous Deployment pipeline.     Each pipeline step represents a separate Solano CI session, so each runs with its own set of Solano’s parallel workers. This means that […]

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Queues are on the Move

Update July 22nd 2016 – Queue Routing has been moved to the UI, routing using solano.yml is no longer supported Background A little over a year ago we released a feature called Custom Queues which exposed some of our internal routing logic to better select the compute resource that your build runs on. If you wish to use Docker containers you can […]

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Solano CI integrates with AWS CodePipeline

Solano Labs is proud to announce our recent integration with AWS CodePipeline. AWS CodePipeline users can now quickly and easily set up a build and test workflow without manually provisioning an on-premises Jenkins cluster. CodePipeline provides users with a standardized and extensible build & deploy pipeline system. Being available as a pipeline step means that Solano CI […]

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