Jenkins Workflow Sets The Tone For New Era Of Continuous Delivery Automation
|Richard Harris in Enterprise Monday, December 8, 2014|
CloudBees is an enterprise Jenkins company which released its general availability of Jenkins Workflow today. CloudBees offers continuous delivery solutions. Jenkins Workflow is a new offering that is helping to establish Jenkins in the continuous delivery (CD) space.
Jenkins Workflow was also made widely available for enterprises today. Jenkins application allows development and software projects to be tested continuously. The company is known for its convenient continuous integration system. Users can monitor executions of externally-run tasks and more.
DevOps teams are able to develop and automate software delivery pipelines through CloudBees. CloudBees also has worked with the Jenkins Community in efforts to further define requirements for Workflow. The efforts also included to the contribution of bulk of the code which has been at the heart of the new Workflow functionality.
Kohsuke Kawaguchi, chief technology officer at CloudBees views the offering as a way to build on top of a number of earlier efforts in the community as it is jam-packed with amazing features. Both development investment and community collaboration help Jenkins to focus exclusively on continuous deliver. By making Jenkins Workflow available, users are able to create value for enterprises. DevOp teams can also access 1,000 of Jenkins plugins.
Continuous delivery for mobile scales through continuous integration which can move past just testing elements alone. Mobile applications are required to implement continuous integration however there are still challenges. Applications require delivery on platforms such as Android and iOS. They are usually required to be delivered on two major platforms at a minimum. There are also specific demands in which mobile users are very specific with.
This is a major investment for CloudBees and Jenkins. The Jenkins Community is an advocate the use of Jenkins CI to the larger development community. The CloudBees Continuous Delivery Platform offers features such as scalability, security and manageability requirements of enterprises.
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