Ortelius joins CD Foundation Founding Projects Jenkins, Jenkins X, Spinnaker, Tekton, and Incubating Project Screwdriver under the Linux Foundation Umbrella
The CDF has been busy spreading its wings in 2020, welcoming new members and growing its community, who finally get to comes together for the first-ever CDCon (Oct. 7-8)
Open-source community veteran to take on new leadership position for CD Foundation, transitioning to working full-time with the Linux Foundation
CDCon will bring together, for the first time, the communities around the open-source projects: Jenkins, Jenkins X, Tekton, Spinnaker, and Screwdriver.
Find out why 2020 is the year of Spinnaker at https://Spinnaker.Live on June 18th at 9:00am PDT. Learn how enterprises accelerate with open source Spinnaker at this Linux Foundation virtual conference co-hosted by the CD Foundation and Armory.
“The CD Foundation seeks to improve the world’s capacity to deliver software with security and speed,” said Rosalind Benoit, Director of Community at Armory, and Chair of the CD Foundation Outreach Committee. “Spinnaker.Live speaks to everyone invested in software delivery collaboration and automation. Open source is powered by connections, and this event is to meet, connect, and hear great stories. Please bring your energy and ideas to this incredible global community!”
Spinnaker is a free and open source continuous delivery software platform developed by Netflix and Google to create tailor-made, collaborative continuous delivery pipelines. With unique multi-cloud building blocks, it integrates all the tools, approvals, and infrastructure needed to automate an enterprise software delivery lifecycle.
Spinnaker is housed under the CD Foundation umbrella at the Linux Foundation. It is a Founding Project of the CD Foundation.
Continued Growth in 2020
Spinnaker is continuing to grow in 2020, boasting more contributors and more Pull Requests than ever before.
Key statistics for 2020
- Q1 2020 was the first quarter since Spinnaker was open sourced that the project had at least 2 new contributors each week
- Of the 1,183 contributors to Spinnaker in the last year, 464, or 40%, contributed in Q1 2020
- Merged Pull Requests have skyrocketed in 2020. These are the code and documentation contributions that the project accepts and incorporates.
- Average since open sourced: 399/month
- Average in the last 12 months: 605/month
- Previous high was 656 (March 2019, 1.6x the average since being open sourced)
- February 674 (1.7x avg)
- March 891 (2.2x avg)
- April 962 (2.5x avg)
- May 755 (1.9x avg)
Notable Amazon Support
Spinnaker has been implemented widely with well known companies like Adobe, AirBnb, Autodesk, Comcast, Salesforce, SAP, and many more using Spinnaker to handle the software delivery life cycle. Of note, Amazon Web Service (AWS) has dramatically increased contributions to Spinnaker in 2020.
Up-to-date statistics are available on Devstats. They show a strong spike coming into 2020 in AWS contributions, with pull requests in recent months more than tripling 2019’s monthly highs. Amazon has stated publicly that they are backing Spinnaker due to strong enterprise customer demand.
AWS will be prominently represented at Spinnaker.Live with a keynote, breakout session, panel, and use case talks from AWS experts and companies who deploy software to AWS. Don’t miss it!