Recent Blog Posts

Celebrate Hacksgiving with the Jenkins Community!

The Jenkins Community is hosting a virtual hackathon called Hacksgiving. This is a chance for the community to get together and support Jenkins.

You can adopt a plugin, clean up some existing plugins that need a bit of extra love and attend several virtual workshops! 

Microsoft’s Visual Studio Marketplace Public Preview features new CloudBees Jenkins Platform extension

Today, Microsoft kicked off its virtual event for developers, Connect(); //2015. This two-day event includes announcements, demos and insights that illustrate how developers can best employ powerful and flexible tools from Microsoft that embrace today’s open environments.

Knowledge as Code: Leveraging your Knowledge

In Part II of the Knowledge as Code journey I discussed how we pushed our content creation into Github. In this finale we will talk about how we’re using it to Continuously Deliver our knowledge. 

Knowledge as Code: Making Creating Knowledge Easy

In Part I I introduced you to Knowledge as Code (and KCS). In Part II I’ll talk about some of the practical hurdles every adopter of KCS will run into and how that shaped our Knowledge as Code journey. 

Knowledge as Code: Sourcing your Knowledge

If you’re charged with the stewardship of your customers from an engagement perspective you’ve likely come across Knowledge-Centered Support (KCS). The practices KCS espouse aren’t necessarily revolutionary even if they can drive outcomes with as large an impact. 

Webinar Q&A: Continuous Performance Testing and Continuous Delivery with CloudTest and Jenkins

On November 11th, 2015 CloudBees and SOASTA co-presented a webinar about using Jenkins and CloudTest to achieve Continuous Performance Testing and Continuous Delivery. Our presenters were Brian Dawson, DevOps Evangelist from CloudBees and Tom Chavez, Product Marketing Manager from SOASTA.

You can view the recording and slides here.

Below are the answers to the questions they were asked during the session.


Back in 2011, in the early days of CloudBees, Kohsuke Kawaguchi (creator of the Jenkins project and now CTO of CloudBees) was on a Christmas break. Clearly he was bored, as he came back fresh in January and announced that he had built a new multi-tenant CI for GitHub service: BuildHive. This was a simple-to-use service that people would log in to via their GitHub account, and tell it which repos it should build. Buildhive would automatically detect the type of project (e.g., Maven, Gradle and more) and run a default build for you.