Build Systems that Drive Business
June 11–12, 2018: Training
June 12–14, 2018: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA

Multicloud continuous delivery with Spinnaker

Tomas Lin (Netflix), Emily Burns (Netflix)
1:30pm–5:00pm Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Location: LL21 C/D Level: Beginner
Secondary topics: Systems Monitoring & Orchestration
Average rating: ****.
(4.67, 3 ratings)

Materials or downloads needed in advance

  • A laptop with Google Chrome installed

What you'll learn

  • Understand Netflix’s application-centric model and multicloud deployment
  • Learn how Spinnaker interacts with third-party tools
  • Discover best practices to safely deploy new code


Spinnaker is an open source, multicloud continuous delivery platform built by Netflix in partnership with Google, Microsoft, and others. At Netflix, Spinnaker powers over 4,000 deployments a day. With Spinnaker, you can easily automate complex delivery processes into repeatable pipelines that enable rapid deployments with confidence.

Tomas Lin and Emily Burns walk you through building continuous delivery pipelines for deploying and promoting code across cloud virtual machines and containers using Spinnaker. You’ll start with a Git repository and build repeatable pipelines that take code through packaging, deploying, promoting, and rollbacks.

Topics include:

  • Netflix’s application-centric model for managing cloud resources
  • Multicloud deployment to cloud VMs and Kubernetes
  • How Spinnaker interacts with third-party tools like Jenkins and the Docker Registry
  • Pipeline triggers, stages, and notifications
  • Best practices to safely deploy new code by leveraging Spinnaker features like traffic guards, deployment windows, rollbacks, and automated canary analysis
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Tomas Lin


Tomas Lin is a senior software engineer on the delivery engineering team at Netflix. He has worked on Spinnaker, Netflix’s open source multicloud continuous delivery platform, since 2013.

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Emily Burns


Emily Burns is a senior software engineer on the delivery engineering team at Netflix. She is passionate about building software that makes it easier for people to do their job.