Recent Blog Posts

Elasticity and Scalability Are the Keys

A short while ago beaglecat.com interviewed 15 tech experts (I included). The full text can be found in the Technology Trendsetters eBook. The interview I gave is as follows.

Beaglecat: What is your one tip for...

IPExpo Talk - Why should I adopt Continuous Delivery and where should I start?

I was recently asked to participate in the DevOps track at IPExpo Manchester and share some of my experience in adopting Continuous Delivery. This made a refreshing change from focusing on Jenkins...

Using the Pipeline Plugin to Accelerate Continuous Delivery -- Part 1

Jenkins is a powerful, open source automation tool with an impressive plugin architecture that helps development teams automate their software lifecycle. Jenkins is used to power many industry-leading companies’ software development pipelines. Jenkins Pipeline is a powerful, first-class feature for managing complex, multi-step pipelines. Jenkins Pipeline, a set of open source...

Backup Jenkins to the cloud

CloudBees has released a new version of its CloudBees Backup Plugin. With this new version, you will be able to backup CloudBees Jenkins Operations Center and CloudBees Jenkins Enterprise instances directly to Amazon S3 and Azure Blob Storage.

Until now, users who...

Continuous Delivery with Jenkins -- Part 4

This is the last part of a new series of blog posts about Continuous Delivery with Jenkins and the new Pipeline feature.


Over the last 10 years, continuous integration brought tangible improvements to the software delivery lifecycle - improvements that enabled adoption of agile delivery practices. The software industry is now progressing to the next...

CloudBees Jenkins Operations Center enhanced security policy available in 1.7.109 / 1.8.19

Just a quick post to say that we have consolidated and enhanced the security policy portion of the client master security setting enforcement provided by CloudBees Jenkins Operations Center:

You can now force connected masters to mirror the CJOC...

Continuous Intelligence: More Signal, Less Noise

This is the seventh blog in the Field Notes fro­­­m a DevOps Cultural Anthropologist series. This blog deals with the monitoring, the M in CAMS (Culture, Automation, Monitoring and Sharing). Monitoring is incredibly important to any DevOps organization. Good, efficient monitoring is elusive....