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Introducing Kargo blog post cover image
by Jesse Suen on September 18, 2023

Introducing Kargo

We are thrilled to announce Kargo, a multi-stage application lifecycle orchestrator for continuously delivering and promoting changes through environments…

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Akuity Platform unlocks Argo CD ultimate security
by Alexander Matyushentsev on August 29, 2023

Unlocking Ultimate Argo CD Security

The Akuity Platform offers cloud-hosted Argo CD that allows managing hundreds of Kubernetes clusters with no hassle of maintaining and scaling the control plane…

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by Christian Hernandez on August 24, 2023

Reducing Argo CD Operational Burden

As an Argo CD administrator, you probably care a lot about security, robustness, and best practices in implementing every aspect of GitOps with Argo CD. As your…

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Argo Project has been approved for CNCF graduation
by Alexander Matyushentsev on August 21, 2023

Ultimate Flexibility for Argo CD Architecture

Argo CD is a flexible GitOps controller that solves various use cases. It might be used as a platform operator tool that performs cluster bootstrapping, as well…

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Akuity Platform unlocks Argo CD ultimate scalability
by Alexander Matyushentsev on August 15, 2023

Unlocking Ultimate Argo CD Scalability

Argo CD is a deployment tool for Kubernetes that follows GitOps methodology. Besides being the best implementation of a GitOps controller, Argo CD also stands…

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Argo CD Architecture Redesigned blog post cover image
by Jesse Suen on August 09, 2023

Argo CD Architecture Redesigned

One of the common questions we are asked regarding Akuity’s managed Argo CD offering is, what makes it different from open source? On the surface, everything…

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Argo CD vs. Flux - a detailed comparison blog cover image
by Christian Hernandez on August 02, 2023

Argo CD vs. Flux - a Detailed Comparison

GitOps has undoubtedly been a hot topic for quite some time now. Ever since the emergence of the popularity of Kubernetes, many organizations that have been…

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Config Management Plugins with Argo CD blog cover image
by Christian Hernandez on August 02, 2023

Config Management Plugins with Argo CD

Argo CD has the ability to work with Config Management tools like Helm and Kustomize natively. However there are other configuration management tools out there…

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Supplying Custom Values Files to Helm Charts in Argo CD Applications blog cover image
by Nicholas Morey on July 27, 2023

Supplying Custom Values Files to Helm Charts in Argo CD Applications

In this blog post, we will dive into a common challenge developers face when using Argo CD ‚ÄĒ an innovative Kubernetes application deployment and management tool‚Ķ

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Akuity Platform July 2023 Update Cover Image
by Nicholas Morey on July 26, 2023

Akuity July 2023 Update

We're thrilled to announce the latest updates to the Akuity Platform, packed with exciting new features, like an AI assistant, and enhancements, like the…

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AI Assistant for Argo CD
by Yuan Tang, Alexander Matyushentsev on July 25, 2023

Introducing the AI Assistant for Argo CD inside Akuity Platform

We are thrilled to announce that the AI Assistant for Argo CD is now available inside the Akuity Platform . It integrates cutting-edge AI functionality into…

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Akuity Platform May 2023 Update Cover Image
by Nicholas Morey on May 17, 2023

Akuity May 2023 Update

May welcomes a lot of new and exciting features inside the Akuity Platform. We're introducing Sync History reports both in Akuity and Argo and much more. Find…

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GRPC Gateway Client Generator Cover Image
by Sunghoon Kang on March 23, 2023

GRPC Gateway Client Generator

gRPC is a very popular alternative to REST for two reasons: high performance and code generation. High performance is achieved by using HTTP/2, which is a…

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Using Akuity Platform with Terraform Cover Image
by Nikita Kutselev on March 05, 2023

Using Akuity Platform with Terraform

Once you created a GKE, EKS, AKS or any other type of Kubernetes cluster you probably want to manage it with your Argo CD instance. But how to put it there…

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Akuity Platform February 2023 Update Cover Image
by Nicholas Morey on February 23, 2023

Akuity February 2023 Update

March is almost here, so it's time to dive into what's new inside the Akuity Platform in February. This month we've introduced a lot of new features as well as…

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Kyverno and Argo CD blog cover image
by Nicholas Morey on February 13, 2023

Enforcing Kubernetes Best Practices using Kyverno and Argo CD

If you've landed on this blog post, I assume you're already familiar with Kubernetes and know it's a container orchestration platform. As new application…

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Akuity Soc 2 Type 2 Cover Image
by Wojtek CichoŇĄ on February 01, 2023

Announcing SOC 2 Type 2 Compliance

From day one we set out to become the go-to vendor for enterprise-grade Argo CD as a managed service. As a part of this effort we want to make sure our current…

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Akuity Platform January 2023 Update Cover Image
by Nicholas Morey on January 19, 2023

Akuity January 2023 Update

January brings a collection of updates to the Akuity Platform. The platform officially supports the Argo CD Image Updater, Git operations can now be delegated…

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Sustainable GitOps with Argo CD and kube-green blog cover image
by Nicholas Morey on January 17, 2023

Sustainable GitOps with Argo CD and kube-green

Let's talk about sustainable cloud compuzting! 2022 was the year of increased awareness around the amount of CO2 that global cloud infrastructure releases into…

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by Wojtek CichoŇĄ on January 10, 2023

Self-hosted Akuity is Here!

We launched the Akuity Platform in September 2022. The platform is constantly growing as a product, adding more and more innovation on top of Argo CD. To make…

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Argo CD Build Environment Examples blog cover image
by Nicholas Morey on December 16, 2022

Argo CD Build Environment Examples

In many cases, the location or name of an application's deployment will influence its configuration. Consider that an app will deploy to multiple environments…

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Akuity Platform December 2022 Update Cover Image
by Nicholas Morey on December 08, 2022

Akuity December 2022 Update

December brings another batch of improvements to the Akuity Platform. We've focused on making custom UI styles accessible to anyone, simplifying SSO…

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Argo CD Architectures Explained blog cover image
by Nicholas Morey on December 07, 2022

How many do you need? - Argo CD Architectures Explained

Using Argo CD to implement GitOps for Kubernetes appears simple. However, like any system, the ability to scale GitOps practices is highly dependent on the…

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Argo Project has been approved for CNCF graduation
by Alexander Matyushentsev on December 06, 2022

Argo Graduation Day!

Good news, everyone! The Argo Project has reached the ‚ÄúGraduated‚ÄĚ status with the Cloud Native Computing Foundation. This is a significant event and an‚Ķ

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Slack Theme in Argo CD Dashboard
by Mayursinh Sarvaiya on December 05, 2022

How to Create a Theme for your Argo CD With Minimal CSS

When using Argo CD UI, you might want to match its design with your company's branding or wish to differentiate between the instances by giving different color…

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KubeCon EU 2022 - Akuity Team Recap
by Wojtek CichoŇĄ on November 03, 2022

KubeCon Detroit 2022 - Akuity Team Recap

This year North America's "motor city", Detroit, hosted KubeCon. It wasn’t our first KubeCon as individuals, but it was our first KubeCon as a team. Our First…

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Akuity November 2022 Update Cover Image
by Nicholas Morey on November 02, 2022

Akuity November 2022 Update

We're happy to announce that the Akuity Platform has received several advancements. With this release, it has never been easier to get up and running with Argo…

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Announcing Akuity Platform blog post cover image
by Jesse Suen on September 14, 2022

Announcing the Akuity Platform

We are excited to announce the general availability of the Akuity Platform, offering fully-managed Argo CD as a hosted service. With the Akuity Platform, it’s…

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by Daniel Hoang on June 07, 2022

How to manage Kubernetes secrets with GitOps?

This blog post is a summary of a webinar we held live in June 2022. You can find the recording of the full 40-minute session on YouTube . In this post we will…

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KubeCon EU 2022 - Akuity Team Recap
by Wojtek CichoŇĄ on May 26, 2022

KubeCon EU 2022 - Akuity Team Recap

We just came back from Valencia, Spain, where we attended KubeCon, and wanted to share the Argo and Cloud-Native energy we brought back home with us. Argo…

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Announcing Series A Funding Cover Art
by Hong Wang on May 16, 2022

Announcing Akuity's $20M Series A Funding

We are delighted to announce that six months after completing our Seed funding round ($4.5M), we have raised an additional $20M in Series A funding led by…

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Akuity founders together
by Hong Wang on April 04, 2022

The Argo Trio Comes Back Together

I’m happy and excited to announce big news for our company and the Argo community as a whole: Alexander Matyushentsev is joining Akuity in the role of Chief…

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Argo logo and encryption symbol
by Yuan Tang on February 28, 2022

Argo Security Automation with OSS-Fuzz

Authors: Yuan Tang (Akuity), Adam Korczynski and David Korczynski (Ada Logics), Jann Fischer (Red Hat), Henrik Blixt (Intuit) Security is a key priority…

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Logos of Enterprise companies that use Argo
by Yuan Tang on January 12, 2022

Unveil the Secret Ingredients of Continuous Delivery at Enterprise Scale with Argo CD

Authors: Yuan Tang (Akuity), Hong Wang (Akuity), and Alexander Matyushentsev (Intuit) This is a recap from our KubeCon China 2021 talk . If you are…

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by Yuan Tang on January 04, 2022

ArgoCon 2021 Akuity Team Recap

We just concluded the inaugural ArgoCon ! We'd like to share some impressive numbers from this conference and recap on the four sessions from the Akuity team…

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by Daniel Hoang on December 23, 2021

Argo 101 - What is Argo?

Hello everyone this is Daniel. I've recently started at Akuity - A company started by the creators and maintainers of the Argo project. As I started…

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Akuity and Argo logos together
by Hong Wang on October 10, 2021

Announcing the Launch of Akuity

We are thrilled to be announcing the launch of Akuity, the Argo enterprise company modernizing the cloud-native toolchain with Argo, the industry-leading open…

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