Blog posts

Outage on - report and learnings

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

What are SBOMs?

Find out what SBOMs are, learn about the US government's Executive Order, and how Octopus can help with your SBOMs.

Safe schema updates - Strangling the monolith

This post discusses patterns for migrating from a tightly coupled to a loosely coupled architecture.

Using the Octopus API with Bash and jq

Learn how to work with the Octopus API using Bash and jq.

Deploying database changes to Cassandra

Learn how to deploy database changes to a Cassandra server using Octopus Deploy and Liquibase.

Deploy SQL Server DACPAC with Octopus Deploy

Learn how to deploy SQL Server DACPAC using Octopus Deploy.

New in Azure DevOps for Octopus Deploy v6

Find out what's new in v6 of the Octopus Azure DevOps plugin and why we made the changes.

RFC: Remote delta compression in Octopus

We're thinking of implementing remote delta compression in Octopus to reduce the bandwidth used during deployments

Deployment targets in Octopus 3.0 (RFC)

Listening and Polling Tentacles, SSH, Azure Websites, Azure Cloud Services, WebDeploy, offline drops and more.

Octopus 3.0: Migrator RFC

In Octopus 3.0 we're adding a data migration tool. This post explains some of the scenarios where we think it will be useful.

How we are using SQL Server in Octopus 3.0

Octopus 3.0 will be built on top of SQL Server. In this post I discuss how we'll be using SQL Server, the editions we support, and high availability plans.

Webinar: Automating deployments with VSTS and Octopus Deploy

Announcing a webinar with Brian A. Randell and Damian Brady to show the Octopus Deploy extension for Visual Studio Team Services and Team Foundation Server

Certificates Feature

Announcing the release of the Certificates Feature in Octopus Deploy


Azure environments

Information on how to use alternate Azure environments.

IIS Runbooks

With Octopus Deploy you can manage IIS with runbooks as part of your routine operations tasks.

Sync multiple instances

How to keep two or more Octopus Deploy instances in sync.

Maven feeds

Configuring Maven repositories as Octopus Feeds

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