Read on for educational material, technical deep dives, CI/CD tool comparisons, Harness tutorials, and everything in between.
Harness Security Testing Orchestration Module is Now Generally Available to Accelerate Secure Software Delivery
We’ve incorporated valuable end user feedback into several key new features, which we are now excited to announce with the General Availability (GA) of the Harness Security Testing Orchestration module.
Introducing codeAbout Livestream Series for the Harness User Community
We're excited to launch a new livestream series called codeAbout for the Harness user community. We'll be exploring all the nooks and crannies of the Harness ecosystem from CI to CD to Chaos with a rotating cast of special guests.
Harness The Power of AWS EKS Anywhere, Now with Bare Metal
The announcement of EKS Anywhere Bare Metal brings Harness customers the velocity of application deployments in EKS to hybrid-cloud infrastructure.
Harness Celebrates International Women in Engineering Day
In celebration of INWED, we are highlighting a few of the rockstar women at Harness who were recently honored with the our Top R&D Recognition Award.
Celebrating Pride Month & Amplifying LGBTQIA+ Voices
At Harness, one way we are recognizing Pride Month is by amplifying and celebrating the voices of our LBGTQIA+ team members.
Harness Service Reliability Management Goes GA: Experience the Power of SLO Management Without the Pain
Harness Service Reliability Management (SRM) SRM has officially reached General Availability (GA) status as of June 21, 2022.
Kubernetes Services Explained
This tutorial will explain the difference between four Kubernetes service types, and how you should choose the best one for your application.
Deploy Your Simple Node.js Application Using Local Docker Images in Minikube
Learn how to use a simple Node.js application to see how you can use your local images to build and deploy an application on minikube.
Harness Infrastructure Provisioners and ARM Templates - Part 2
In this second and final part of the series, we will learn how you can use Harness variables to templatize your ARM templates and how Harness provides rollback, which Azure does not.
Benefits of Chaos Engineering & More
Chaos Engineering emerged in 2010 to test system stability, & is now widely adopted in DevOps. Let's learn about Chaos Engineering benefits.
The Women of DevOps: Ana Carla Cavalcante
The Women of DevOps: Ana Carla Cavalcante, SRE Manager at Hash
5 GitOps Misconceptions Busted
GitOps is still new, but it has enormous advantages. We see some misconceptions that revolve around GitOps—so today, we’re going to bust them.
Introducing Global Governance Policies for Feature Flags To Deploy Faster and Safer
We are on a journey with Harness Feature Flags of building key components for governance across the entire system and tying them together. Governance policies for Feature Flags are a huge step forward. Learn more.
GitOps Tools & Kubernetes Gitops Tools
We’ve compiled a list of the best GitOps tools to help you choose the best one for your organization. We’ve included open source and paid tools, and compared features for you. Read on for our unbiased look at the GitOps tools on the market.
What Are GitOps Principles?
Learn about the foundational principles of GitOps and how they can make your life easier.
Why Integrate CI/CD Natively With Feature Flags
CI/CD and Feature Flags: We've written on why it makes sense to combine them in the past - here's a deeper look into native integration.
Complete GitOps vs DevOps Guide
While some may consider GitOps a replacement for the delivery component of DevOps, it is very much a natural extension of DevOps methodologies. Moreover, great GitOps relies on a broader DevOps culture and ecosystem to thrive. Let's learn more about the differences.
Dockerizing Your Node Application
Learn all about Dockerizing your Node application in this short but sweet step-by-step tutorial with code blocks. Try it today!
Benefits of GitOps & Why GitOps Is Important
Utilize GitOps to maximize collaboration and productivity workflows. Learn more about the benefits of GitOps—and how Harness can help integrate it within your digital infrastructure.
Top 10 Best Practices for DevSecOps
DevSecOps: A methodology where engineering teams run security scans throughout the SDLC to find and fix vulnerabilities before they make it to the end user. Let's learn some DevSecOps best practices.
Introducing Harness Policy as Code, Powered by OPA
It's here: Harness Policy as Code helps organizations create and enforce policies on deployments, infrastructure, and more, providing developer velocity without sacrificing compliance and standards.
Harness Recognized by Inc. as One of the Best Workplaces 2022
After receiving a few awards and placements on Best Workplaces lists, we reflected on why. Hint: It's all in the culture.
Introducing the New Drone CI Plugin Index
Our newly redesigned plugin marketplace is here! Read all about it.
The Importance of Continuous Integration and Its Benefits
Continuous Integration boasts many benefits - among them, a better developer experience and better developer productivity. Learn more.
The Women of DevOps: Celine Haddad
The Women of DevOps: Celine Haddad, Developer Operations Engineer at Unity Technologies.
What Is GitOps? Learn About Benefits, Challenges, and More
GitOps: the philosophy that deployments, changes, and more should be as simple as making a commit to Git. Learn all about GitOps - and how Harness can help.
Quality vs Reliability
Quality and reliability: different, yet complementary. Find out how these two practices can take your software delivery processes to the next level.
International Women's Day, Part 3: Join Us in Celebrating Our [email protected] Community
For International Women's Day, we're celebrating some of the amazing women at Harness. Join us for this three-part series - part 3 starts now!
Harness Valuation Soars to $3.7 Billion With $230 Million in Series D Funding
Company Valuation More Than Doubles Amid Rapid Customer Adoption of Harness Software Delivery Platform
LaunchDarkly Info, Pricing, & Alternatives
Are you looking for LaunchDarkly alternatives? We compare LaunchDarkly to feature flag tools like Optimizely, Split, and Harness Feature Flags.
Build System vs CI: What's the Difference and Why Does it Matter?
What's a build system? And what's the different between a build system and CI? In this article, we explain the 'build system vs CI' question.
6 Use Cases for Kill Switches in Production Using Feature Flags
A kill switch creates potential both to control granular capabilities or features within an app, and as long-lived operational switches that affect the entire app. Let’s explore how you can leverage kill switches.
Introducing Harness Chaos Engineering
It's here! Harness Chaos Engineering includes 48 experiments & allows users of Harness CE and the open-source project Litmus to contribute back into the project.
3 Reasons to Correlate Cloud Costs to Engineering Releases
Involving devs in cloud cost management is paramount to reducing cloud costs. Here are 3 reasons we should involve them and correlate our costs to engineering releases.
The Best Open Source CI Tools
Are you on the market for a new Continuous Integration tool? We've compiled a list of open source CI tools to help you make a decision.
Intelligent Cloud AutoStopping for Google Compute Engine
AutoStopping strikes again! Here's how to use it for Google Compute Engine. This article contains step-by-step directions. Try it now!
6 Actionable GitOps Best Practices to Help You Get Started
Looking into GitOps? Read this post to find actionable best practices you can implement when starting out with GitOps.
The Women of DevOps: Abigail Boakye
The Women of DevOps: Abigail Boakye, Senior Cloud, Unix, and Storage System Administrator.
Cloud Cost Management Best Practices
In this article, we go over multiple cloud cost management best practices to help all involved - from devs to execs - save money.
Introducing AutoStopping for RDS
Harness Intelligent Cloud AutoStopping Rules help manage idle cloud resources. Today, we are expanding AutoStopping to include support for RDS.
Harness Product Update | March 2022
Product Update March 2022: See what we've been up to and get updates on product features, events, webinars, HarnessU, and more.
Top Split Alternatives to Consider
Are you looking for Split alternatives? We compare Split to feature flag management tools like Optimizely, LaunchDarkly, AB Tasty, and Harness Feature Flags.
Tyler Tech Takes CI/CD to the Next Level and Achieves Unparalleled Velocity With Feature Flags
Read about Tyler Tech's story to understand why they see feature flags as an extension of CI/CD.
Why Using Feature Flags Is Compliant and Secure
Can feature flags really be secure? Yes, yes they can - especially when you use a product that was built with security in mind.
International Women's Day, Part 2: Join Us in Celebrating Our [email protected] Community
For International Women's Day, we're celebrating some of the amazing women at Harness. Join us for this three-part series - part 2 starts now!
Announcing Support for Xamarin in Harness Feature Flags
It's here: Xamarin support for Feature Flags! More coming soon.
Introducing Harness Security Testing Orchestration
Security Testing Orchestration is for teams that want to reduce the time and effort associated with interpreting, analyzing, and remediating application vulnerabilities detected by security scanners.
Harness Security Testing Orchestration (STO) - Key Capabilities
Let's take a deep dive into STO key capabilities, such as security testing automation, prioritized & deduped vulnerability list, and more.
Introducing Harness Service Reliability Management
Harness Service Reliability Management is for teams that want a better way to balance the velocity of feature releases and bug fixes with the stability and reliability needs of a production environment.
Harness Service Reliability Management (SRM) - Key Capabilities
Let's take a deep dive into Service Reliability Management's key capabilities, such as SLO management, change impact analysis, service reliability checks, and more.
ChaosNative is joining Harness!
Today, we are thrilled to announce to the LitmusChaos community, ChaosNative, the primary sponsor of the LitmusChaos project, is joining Harness to extend scalable chaos engineering to enterprises.
Harness Acquires ChaosNative
Harness Acquires ChaosNative —Bringing Leading Chaos Engineering Solution to Award-Winning Software Delivery Platform
GitOps: the New Kid on the DevOps Block!
GitOps: the single source of truth, the evangelizer of as-code, and the bringer of CI/CD automation. Get an intro view into GitOps here!
Harness Source Code Manager (SCM)
In this article, we go over Source Code Managers (SCMs), why they're important, what we use them for in DevOps, and how Harness leverages GitHub and Bitbucket to make life easier for devs everywhere.
Control and Velocity in Production: Combining CI/CD and Feature Flags
CI/CD and Feature Flags go together like Batman and Robin: strong alone, but unstoppable as one. Learn more about the value of the unified pipeline.
How Does Harness Use Harness CD?
Dogfooding at its best: here's how Harness uses Harness CD! Learn all about our CI and CD setups, and why we're investing in CD so much.
Announcing Support for Ruby in Harness Feature Flags
It's here: Ruby support for Feature Flags! More coming soon.
What Is a Software Bill of Materials?
The concept of a SBOM was taken from the manufacturing industry and its purpose is the same: to keep track of components used. Learn more!
Announcing New Harness Pricing and Plans
We are excited to announce new simplified pricing and plans for all Harness modules. Scroll to read all about our new pricing structure.
Git Rebasing and Merging: What Should You Use, and When?
There's confusion with Git Rebasing and Merging, and when to use what. We've provided examples to clarify where each strategy is appropriate.
Using the "When" Directive and Built-in Variables in CI for Conditional Execution
By using the “when” directive and built-in variables, users can use a single pipeline for similar use cases, rather than creating and maintaining multiple. Let's learn all about conditional execution!
It's International Women's Day! Join Us in Celebrating Our [email protected] Community
For International Women's Day, we're celebrating some of the amazing women at Harness. Join us for this three-part series - part 1 starts now!
Git Branching in Harness
Git Branching provides an easy way to make config changes and reduces the time to develop, test, and maintain CI/CD pipelines. Find out how.
Common Feature Flags Security Questions
Feature flags aren’t a security or performance risk - they actually improve your security & performance posture as an organization. Learn how.
The Git Sync Experience in Harness
Git Sync can save you time and make CI/CD easier! Create and maintain new pipelines by simply creating/modifying YAML files in Git.
Feature Flags Overview For PMs: Getting Qualitative Feedback and Managing Releases
For PMs, feature flags can be great for providing qualitative feedback, managing betas, and experimentation. Learn more today.
Observability vs Monitoring: What’s The Difference?
Observability and monitoring go hand in hand, so you need both if you want to build reliable systems. Find out why they're so profound.
Introducing Harness GitOps: Enterprise Security, Governance, and Scale for GitOps Deployments
Harness GitOps delivers scalability, control, and security - a new deployment strategy with less risk. Try it today!
What Is Split.io? A Look at Features and Use Cases
In this review, we go over what feature flags are, what Split is, pros and cons, use cases, and how it compares to Harness.
Congratulations to Our Star Performers
Congratulate our Star Performers on the amazing work they've done over the year!
Announcing: Public APIs for Feature Flags
Public APIs are now available in Harness Feature Flags, enabling devs to work how they like to work: in code. Say bye to the UI!
In-Depth: Harness Feature Flags Relay Proxy
In this post, we go in depth and teach you all about the Feature Flags relay proxy: architecture, caching, should you use it, and more.
Announcing: Relay Proxy Service for Feature Management
The Relay Proxy service for feature management is here! Say goodbye to the stress of managing feature availability securely at scale.
Resource Optimization of Harness CD Community Edition - Part 1
Learn how we shipped Harness CD Community Edition with the resource requirements of 3 GB of memory and 2 CPUs.
Managing Reliability With SLOs and Error Budgets
In this article, we're taking a look at how SLOs and Error Budgets help manage reliability - because 100% availability is complex and costly.
Kubernetes Mistakes: A Beginner’s Guide to Avoiding Common Pitfalls
As a beginner, there are many common Kubernetes mistakes to avoid. We've compiled a list, along with solutions and tips to help bypass them.
Modern Software Delivery Best Practices & Software Delivery Management
In this article, Chris goes over how to practice modern software delivery, and what software delivery best practices should be.
Measuring Software Delivery Performance: Introducing Harness Dashboards
We'll say it again, a picture is worth a thousand words. Come look at the pure magic Harness Dashboards are.
What Is a Multivariate Flag?
Multivariate flag are flags that have an unlimited number of states - not just on or off like a boolean flag. Learn how you can leverage them.
Auto-Pruning Orphaned Resources With Harness Kubernetes Deployments
Our auto-pruning feature handles resources that were removed from the manifest but are still on the cluster. Say goodbye to cleanup effort!
Harness Achieves SOC 2 Compliance
Harness achieves SOC 2 compliance! We are committed to the continuous improvement of our security programs and capabilities. Learn more now.
Modernizing Continuous Integration: How To Actually Do It
We've talked a lot about modernizing Continuous Integration and the benefits you can reap by doing so. Here's how to actually do it.
Kubecost Alternatives to Consider for Cloud Cost Optimization
Looking for Kubecost alternatives? We've got you covered. Here's a list of cloud cost management tools to help you optimize costs.
Cloud Cost Management Budgets
Estimating and budgeting cloud spend is hard. Let’s see how we can do that - easily - with Harness Cloud Cost Management Budgets!
Harness Product Update | January 2022
Product Update January 2022: See what we've been up to and get updates on product features, events, webinars, HarnessU, and more.
The Women of DevOps: Sarrah Vesselov
The Women of DevOps: Sarrah Vesselov, Director of Design at Honeycomb.io, Author of Building Design Systems.
What Is an Artifact Repository?
An artifact repository securely stores artifacts generated during the build and deployment processes. Learn about key considerations today!
Micro-Frontend Architecture in the Harness Software Delivery Platform
When it comes to micro-frontends, there are many benefits and challenges alike. See how we solved independent deployments and sharing of dependencies, logic, components, and more!
Announcing: Git Sync for Harness Feature Flags
Native Git sync for Feature Flags is here! Read all about it - and all about how it'll make your life easier.
Feature Flags Best Practices (Feature Toggles)
Testing in production, trunk-based development, using feature flags by default - these are all Feature Flags Best Practices. Learn more now, and make your feature flag experience as beneficial as it can be!
Modernizing Continuous Integration: Best Practices and Challenges
Modernizing Continuous Integration is great, but there are some key challenges to avoid - and best practices to ensure success!
Migrating CD Jenkins Pipelines to Harness Using Helm
Making the switch from Jenkins pipelines to Harness CD was a breeze! Here was Corey's experience.
GitHub Actions Support in Harness CI
GitHub Actions let you create custom actions that can perform predefined tasks. Learn how to use them in Harness CI for added extensibility.
Dashboarding, Or Data Visualization
Let's go over what the benefits of dashboarding (or data visualization) are, and give you some ideas of what to graph!
Thinking About Feature Flags As a Part of Your Culture
Seeing feature flags as a part of your software delivery team’s culture turns them from just a tool to a process and a way your team works.
Lessonly by Seismic Says Goodbye to Jenkins and Toil With Harness CI Enterprise
Learn how Lessonly by Seismic went from toil with Jenkins to peace of mind with Harness CIE.