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How Spinnaker is Shaping Delivery Excellence at SAP

By December 4, 2020November 1st, 2023Blog, Staff

Serge Poueme and Mohamed Bakr explain how SAP built a standardized CD service on top of Spinnaker. A central DevOps team provides tools, documentation, starter kits and help on Slack. Each team builds their own pipeline based on those kits and can build and deliver their project independently of everyone else. Common problems like auto-scaling and metrics collection are already solved by the premade kits, so teams can focus on more important problems.

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0:00 Introduction
0:48 Journey towards CI/CD
1:18 Why Spinnaker?
3:21 Several iterations
4:20 Company numbers
4:46 Spinnaker performance
4:57 Struggles before Spinnaker
6:30 How Spinnaker helps
8:34 Example deployment of agent operator
10:20 Spinnaker for application deployment
11:40 Deployment pipeline
14:41 How SRE supports these projects
14:58 Architectural overview (Jenkins, Spinnaker, Kubernetes)
15:58 Spinnaker landscape
18:09 Implementing Spinnaker
20:23 Self-service API
21:20 CD Starter-kit
22:52 Thank you/Contact
23:03 Q&A

Speakers: Serge Poueme & Mohamed Bakr, SAP