Blog posts

Outage on - report and learnings

Public incident report and our learnings about the DNS disruption from January 25 – 26, 2023.

Ask Octopus Episode 11 - Automatically Cancel Tasks, Progression Prevention and Compliance

Once a week a few of us will gather to talk about some of the most interesting questions we have gotten over the past week and how we went about solving them.

Ask Octopus Episode 28-30 - JSON configuration substitution, Octopus server as cattle & Active Directory breaking changes.

A couple of times a week we meet up and talk about some of the most interesting questions we have gotten and how we went about solving them.

PowerShell and IIS: 20 practical examples

Real-world examples tested on Windows 2008 R2 through to 2016. Creating sites, configuring application pools, and examples in both the old WebAdministration module and the newer IISAdministration module.

Beyond Hello World: Containerize a real-world web application

This post demonstrates how to containerize a real-world .NET Core web application with web services and databases.

Creating a Selenium WebDriver test framework

Learn how to create a WebDriver project in Java with this blog series.

Arquillian for Infrastructure Testing

Arquillian's ability to spin up real application servers and integrate them with unit tests makes it a powerful solution for infrastructure testing.

Webinar - The Right Way to Integrate Octopus Deploy with Azure Pipelines

Learn how to create your own end-to-end model for implementing an automated DevOps pipeline.

Lessons learned using Docker for development and testing on Windows

Some of the lessons I learned using Docker for development and testing on Windows

Deploy Google's Online Boutique microservice stack in Octopus

Learn how to import an existing microservice application stack into Octopus, as part of our Kubernetes training series.

Webinar - Database DevOps

In this webinar, Jeffrey Palermo and Paul Stovell answer all your Database DevOps questions.

Webinar, 28th March: What's new in Octopus 1.5

I'll be hosting a webinar to demonstrate the new features in Octopus 1.5: Azure deployments, FTP/FTPS, ScriptCS and more

KCDC and NDC 2013: Jeff French on TeamCity and Octopus Deploy

Jeff French has a great presentation coming up on continuous delivery of complex applications with TeamCity and Octopus Deploy, which he'll be doing at the KCDC and NDC 2013.

Deploying to MongoDB with Octopus Deploy and Liquibase

Learn how to use Octopus Deploy to deploy to MongoDB using Liquibase.

Manually push build information to Octopus

This post describes how to manually push build information to Octopus so you can see your commits and issues/work items alongside your deployments.

Maintaining your own version of the Azure CLI

Learn how to manage your own version of the Azure CLI and why we no longer support tooling.

Continuous Delivery with Octopus and Kubernetes

This training series provides a step by step walk-through building multi-environment deployments with Octopus and Kubernetes.

ConfigMaps and Secrets

Learn how to configure applications with ConfigMaps and Secrets, as part of our Kubernetes training series

ConfigMaps and Secrets demo

Watch as applications are deployed to a cluster configured with either a ConfigMap or Secret, as part of our Kubernetes training series

Blue/green deployments

Watch the blue/green deployment strategy, as part of our Kubernetes training series

Getting started with Docker

This post opens our Kubernetes training series. First, learn how to install Docker on your local workstation.

Installing a development Kubernetes cluster

Next in our Kubernetes training series, learn to to install a local development Kubernetes cluster with kind.



Backward compatibility between Octopus Server and related components

Java error messages and troubleshooting

Java deployment steps include a number of unique error codes that may be displayed in the output if there was an error

Accessing container details

Docker steps provide access to container details, including network, volume, environment variables etc., and make them available in subsequent steps.

Delete releases

Deletes a range of releases

Trend indicators

Insights helps spot performance trends

Dynamic Worker pools

Dynamic Worker pools are used in our cloud product to dynamically create and assign workers to running tasks. This page describes how dynamic worker pools work.

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