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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
What Is an Artifact Repository?
An artifact repository securely stores artifacts generated during the build and deployment processes. Learn about key considerations today!
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
Meet the Harnessians: Sony Priyadarshini & Tathagat Chaurasiya
Meet the Harnessians! This month, we highlight January's Canary Award winners, Sony Priyadarshini and Tathagat Chaurasiya.
AutoStopping Rules for Kubernetes Clusters
Harness Intelligent Cloud AutoStopping Rules help manage your resources automatically to make sure that they run only when used, never when idle.
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.
Modernizing Continuous Integration: What Is CI, Why Use It, & Benefits of CI
Modernizing Continuous Integration results in a few key benefits, namely repeatability, consistency, and availability. Learn more about what modernizing your CI process could do for you.
How Feature Flags Help With Trunk-Based Development
Trunk-based development boasts immediate benefits. Interested in implementing it? Let's go over some challenges and how feature flags can help.
Harness Launches Source Available Continuous Delivery
Harness Continuous Delivery is now source available! Join us for a short tutorial on how to download and get going with CD Community Edition.
Did We Hurt the SDLC Movement by Trying to Bind CI to CD? With Nick Durkin at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon 2021
Get the scoop on the latest SLDC, cloud cost, AI/ML news - and more - with Nick Durkin.
One Developer Experience - Build, Deploy, and Experiment: The Importance of Experimentation for DX
In this eBook excerpt, we go over the importance of experimentation in DX. Core to innovation work is to iterate, adjust, and optimize.
Attributing Costs Using Harness Cloud Cost Management
There are quite a few people/teams involved in cloud costs. From devs and budget owners to finance, everyone needs to be able to look at areas of wastage. Attributing costs and optimizing are paramount to success. Let's see how we can do that with Harness CCM!
The 11 Most Important DevOps Predictions for 2022
Time to pull out our crystal ball again! Here are Harness' top 11 DevOps predictions for 2022. What's inside: IaC, Service Meshes, & more.
Builder Factory Pattern for Testing – Evolve Your Code Without Breaking Tests
The builder factory pattern helps ensure that writing and maintaining tests is easier than manual testing. See how we leveraged it.
How to Fail Fast With Test Intelligence in CI
We all know, by now, that Test Intelligence is a-ma-zing. It saves you a ton of time, it encourages good testing practices, and it allows you to fail fast. See how that can help you.
The Ever-Growing DevOps Book, Podcast, Blog, Conference, GitHub Repos, and People List
Looking for people to follow, books to read, podcasts to listen to, conferences to attend? We've got you covered in the DevOps List.
One Developer Experience - Build, Deploy, and Experiment: Expectations and Experiences in CI/CD
In this eBook excerpt, we go over the expectations on software engineers and DevOps teams, and how to provide the best DX in CI/CD.
Campspot Reduces Outage Risk by 78%
Campspot turned to Harness for reliable deployments with less outage risk.
Harness CI Enterprise for UI Builds
Let's go over how to create a CIE pipeline (and how we create our own), and go over caching strategies.
The Women of DevOps: Kristin Smith
We're back, baby! The Women of DevOps: Kristin Smith, DevOps Team Lead at Campspot.
What Is Continuous Deployment?
What is Continuous Deployment? How is it different than Continuous Delivery? Or even Continuous Integration? Don't worry, we have the answer.
Best Practices for Administering the Harness Software Delivery Platform
Users, User-Groups, and Resources - oh my! Learn some best practices on administering the Harness platform.
Simplifying Kubernetes Cost Management With Harness
How Harness ties into our 3 strategies to lower Kubernetes cloud costs: cost visibility, cost savings, and cost forecasting.
Targeted Rollouts and Release Progression
Targeted Rollouts: release a change to a targeted audience before rolling it out widely. Learn the benefits and why you'd want to do that.
Harness YAML Editor - Code Away Your CI/CD Pipelines!
It was super important for us to provide a powerful YAML editor experience to end users, as they help them write/edit a CI/CD pipeline in an efficient, error-free, and dev-friendly way.
What Is LaunchDarkly? A Look at Features and Use Cases
In this review, we go over what LaunchDarkly is, pros and cons, use cases, and more.
Kubernetes Cost Management Strategies: Cost Forecasting
Now that we have good Kubernetes cost visibility and we've implemented cost savings, let's get into the last part: cost forecasting.
Announcing: Feature Release Workflows With Feature Flags Pipelines
It's here! Announcing Harness Feature Flags Pipelines - Users can now standardize the process and steps required to release a feature.
Harness Continuous Verification Demystified
Let's dig deep into Continuous Verification and learn more about the technical aspects - to hopefully demystify the process a bit!
DevOps Adoption at Harness
In this blog post, we’ll go over DevOps adoption at Harness. We’ll give you a deep look into which strategies we implemented over time to embrace DevOps principles and culture.
Cloud Center of Excellence: What It Is, Best Practices, & More
A cloud center of excellence (CCoE) is the best-practice approach to drive cloud-enabled transformation. Learn how to properly build a CCoE.
Comparing Harness and Jenkins
Jenkins is a CI solution that can be extended to CD. Harness provides both CI and CD modules. Master CI/CD with Harness.
What Is Testing in Production & How to Avoid The Risks
Testing in production used to be a joke. It's not so funny now, because the best tests to learn from are the ones that most match reality.
Kubernetes Cost Management Strategies: Cost Savings
The second Kubernetes cost management strategy we'll go over is cost savings. This means downsizing, rightsizing, and autoscaling.
Priceline Accelerates Move to GCP and Canary Deployments Using Harness
Harness helped Priceline quickly and easily build deployment pipelines from scratch for its migration to GCP and GKE. Find out how.
Ravi Yadalam at FinCon: How to Make Cloud Cost Management Easy
Ravi Yadalam, Head of Product for Cloud Optimization, recently spoke at FinCon Virtual Summit on how to make cloud cost management easy.
Harness' response to the recent log4shell exploit. Find out how we remediated the situation and made sure you're safe.
The Harness Tooltip Framework
See how we selected our tooltip framework, how we implemented it, how we benefit from tooltips, and see examples of nicely-formatted tooltips.
Kubernetes Cost Management Strategies: Cost Visibility
Let’s dive into how you can achieve cost visibility to any level of granularity at any scale. These strategies are not mutually exclusive, and in fact, each provides an increasingly complete picture of cost.
Carvana Reduces Resource Creation Time by 92% With Harness
Learn how Harness helped Carvana decrease manual effort during a growth period. A process that used to take 4 hrs now takes 20-30 mins!
How to Improve Your Software Delivery Pipeline
Find out how you can improve your software delivery pipelines with these best practices surrounding CI/CD and Feature Flags.
Cloud Cost Workload Recommendations
Learn how to configure Kubernetes workloads with limits and requests in this Cloud Cost Management Recommendations deep dive/tutorial.
Announcing Templates for Harness CI
Templates will allow users to configure build steps and stages in their pipelines once and reuse them.
What’s the Difference Between Continuous Integration (CI) & Continuous Delivery (CD)?
In this article, we take a look at Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery to go over their differences and best practices.
Find and Fix Vulnerabilities in Your Pipeline With Snyk and Harness
Create your Snyk and Harness accounts and go! Follow along our step-by-step tutorial.
Kubernetes Cost Management: Where Does the Problem Come From?
In this eBook excerpt, we go into why Kubernetes costs can skyrocket, and we dive into what strategies we can use to remedy the issue.
The Power of Container-Based CI
Traditional tools, like Jenkins, make for hard-to-maintain infrastructure. Fortunately, Harness CI is designed differently: with containers! See how container-based CI can help.
Migrating to Bazel as a Build Tool
We go over our challenges with Maven, why we decided on Bazel, how we migrated, and what results we saw.
Kubernetes Cost Management: Why Manage and Optimize Costs?
Let’s dive into why it’s getting more and more important to scrutinize our cloud bills and get a handle on costs - and why Kubernetes costs, especially, can lead to bill shock.
Intelligent & Automated Feature Flags With Harness
Did you know we designed Feature Flags with developers in mind? Find out more about how Git, Pipelines, and Automated Feature Verification can help you with all your feature flag needs.
Service Accounts: A Path to CI/CD Automation
We discuss Service Accounts, API Keys, and how DevOps teams can use them to build scalable and maintainable CI/CD infrastructure.
How to Get Started With Feature Flags
For a product that's so impactful so quickly, it's shocking to see how easily we can get started - especially when compared to other types of dev tools.
Event-Driven Architecture Using Redis Streams
Event-driven architecture uses events to communicate among various independent microservices. See how we implemented it at Harness.
Faster Incident Resolution
Let's keep exploring the wonderful ways feature flags can make life easier. On the docket for today: incident response.
Together, We're 500 Strong
We're 500 employees strong, and we couldn't be more proud about the journey we took to get here.
How Many Bugs Are Too Many? A Data-Driven Approach to Quality Debt at Harness
Speed isn't everything - quality and bugs must be addressed! Lest you really, *really* enjoy technical debt.
How to Write Your First Plugin for CI
In this article, we'll learn more about plugin steps, and we'll be creating a custom git plugin.
When to Use Feature Flags
When should you use feature flags? Are there cases where putting something behind a flag makes sense in one context but not in another? Here's a good little guide on knowing when to use flags.
Feature Flags With Python
If you want a quickstart to using Harness Feature Flags in your codebase with Python, this is for you!
Kill Switches and Other Ops Use Cases for Feature Flags
We support permanent flags in Harness Feature Flags, and as we evolve this feature, we want teams to see the value in permanently wiring controls into your product that can be used instantly as kill switches in any of your environments.
The Impact of Feature Flags
We often overlook the impact of feature flags - but they play a huge part on both the business and technical sides.
What Is ChartMuseum, and How Do We Use it in CD?
Sometimes, Helm Charts aren't enough, and we need a little help. Enter ChartMuseum.
The Top 6 Feature Flag Management Tools
Harness Feature Flags, LaunchDarkly, Optimizely - oh my! There are a handful of feature flag tools out there, and we took a look at them for you.
Migrating From Jenkins to Harness CIE: A Journey
At first, we gave you the Product perspective. Now, we give you our actual planning and execution insights.
Tutorial: [GraphQL] How to Interact With the Harness API Using Python
The answer is always Python. In this tutorial, we learn how to interact with the Harness API using none other than Python.
Choice Hotels Deploys 85% Faster Using Harness
Harness helps us capitalize on the investments we’ve made in automation tools by streamlining everything into a single pipeline.
5 Common Challenges When Using Feature Flags
We've talked about the good, now let's talk about the bad. There's still good news though: when it comes to Feature Flags, even the "bad" is easily resolvable.
The Journey to Microservices & Deployment Strategies
From monolith to microservices! Learn all about microservices & deployment strategies.
Developer Horror Stories Contest
Migration nightmares, bloody bugs, ghastly failures - so much to sink our teeth into.
Business Benefits of CI/CD
Learn how you can get a shipton of value for your business with CI/CD, including easy maintenance and lowered costs.
Announcing Feature Flags Analytics & Business Intelligence
It's here: analytics & business intelligence for Harness Feature Flags.
User & Role Management in the Harness Software Delivery Platform
Get deep insights into how Harness leverages best-of-breed tech in user & role management - without compromising quality.
Datadog & Harness: Bringing Observability & Monitoring to Cloud Costs
It's here: Harness Cloud Cost Management right in Datadog!
Audit Trails 201: Technical Deep Dive
There’s more to Audit Trails than meets the eye! Here’s the technical side of it, following our intro piece on Audit Trails.
The Benefits of Feature Flags in Software Delivery
Are you trying to learn more about why feature flags are awesome? We have a massive list of 10 benefits here!
Before You Deploy Your First Service...
You're about to deploy your first service in Harness... but wait! Here are some tips and tricks to make it easy as pie.
Building & Releasing to Deployment Environments
Code quality is pretty important, right? Learn how to leverage deployment environments to keep that quality high and avoid risk.
The Five Ss: Lessons From the DevOps Center of Excellence at TCS
Learn all about the Five Ss from Chandramohan Moorthyraj - Speed, Scalability, Security, Software, and Skill.