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Deprecating Older Solano CLI Versions

As part of a backend upgrade, we will be deprecating versions of the Solano Gem older than ‘1.30’. We believe we have identified and emailed anyone still using older versions. If you are using a version older than ‘1.30’, please upgrade ASAP. If you any questions, contact us at support@solanolabs.com.

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Announcing Custom Worker Volumes

At Solano Labs, we like to get more done faster. Solano CI was designed from the beginning to run tests faster by running them in parallel on multiple workers, and many of the features we’ve rolled out over the years were implemented with the goal of getting customers’ build results back to them as quickly […]

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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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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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Introducing Solano Labs 30/30: 30% Faster Builds or 30% Lower Bill

Solano Labs is proud to announce our most ambitious campaign to date. Our 30/30 promotion offers you 30% faster builds or a 30% lower CI bill. No catch. It truly is that simple. Our technology is the most scalable in the industry and we are happy to issue an open invitation for anyone to try […]

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Secure Environment Variables UI

Background While it has been possible to set secure environment variables from the Solano CLI for some time (see docs here), there has been no way to do it from the app or to see what values are currently set. We have added a new page to Organization settings that will allow Org admins to manage […]

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Easy Continuous Deployment You Can Trust ft. Apica

  Thank you to everyone who joined our webinar! In case you were unable to do so, then worry not. The full presentation, including every slide and resource, is available in this post. In this presentation, Brian and Troy demonstrated a continuous deployment release process using GitHub, Solano CI, Apica, and AWS CodePipeline. The release […]

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Welcome to Solano: Concurrency and Parallelism

Welcome to Welcome to Solano! In this blog series, we’ll examine a few key concepts and features of Solano Labs’ flagship product, Solano CI. The goal of this series is to help orient new users while learning to use the system, and serve as a refresher for current users; we hope you find them handy. […]

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Sauce Labs and Solano CI: Browser and Mobile Testing Made Simple and Secure

Ensuring that your app works across all the devices, operating systems, and browsers that your users can access it is a daunting task. Market share figures from Net Applications will tell you that Internet Explorer still reigns supreme, while StatCounter will tell you that Chrome won the browser war globally a long time ago. The […]

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