DevOps Pipeline Quality Gates – A Double Edged Sword
What are Jenkins Pipelines and What is a Jenkinsfile?
There has been much discussion about the many benefits of “moving testing left,” and our experts will tell you that doing so by having automated testing (Quality Gates) integrated into your build pipelines is a critical success factor for the rapid build and deploy process automation necessary to truly reap the benefits of Agile. That […]
Essential Quantitative DevOps Metrics
‘Pipeline as code’ or defining the deployment pipeline through code rather than configuring a running CI/CD tool, provides tremendous benefits for teams automating infrastructure across their environments. One of the most popular ways to implement a pipeline as code is through Jenkins Pipeline. Jenkins, an open source automation server, is used to automate tasks associated […]
Autoscale Your CI Pipeline
Change is never easy. Change is even harder when you’re unsure whether your DevOps implementation is changing your team/application/organization for the better or worse. One of the biggest mistakes organizations make when adopting sweeping process or technology changes is a failing to identify measures to determine whether they are trending in a positive direction and when they […]
Building software in the cloud makes scalability an easy and achievable goal for your organization. As the demand on your Jenkins executor capacity increases, you need to be able to scale your Jenkins footprint to keep up with the demand. This is where the Amazon EC2 Plugin can make a huge impact to […]