Recent Blog Posts

December 1, 2016

The decline of hardware proxies started a long time ago. They were too expensive and inflexible even before cloud computing become mainstream. These days, almost all proxies are based on software. The major difference is what we expect from them. While, until recently, we could define all...

November 29, 2016

We are excited to announce the availability of CloudBees Jenkins Platform 2.19.3.1. This release delivers stability and usability by bumping the Jenkins core to 2.19.x and includes a key security fix. This is also the second “rolling release,” the output from a process we are using to provide the...

November 28, 2016

Jenkins World 2016 was buzzing with the latest in DevOps, CI/CD, automation and more. DevOps Radio wanted to capture some of that energy so we enlisted the help of Sacha Labourey, CEO at CloudBees , to host a series of episodes live at the event. We’re excited to present a new three-part series,...

November 18, 2016

Testing web applications across multiple browsers on different platforms can be challenging even for smaller applications. With Jenkins and the Sauce OnDemand Plugin , you can wrangle that complexity by defining your Pipeline as Code. Pipeline ♥ UI Testing, Too I recently started looking for...

November 17, 2016

In every Meet the Bees blog post, you’ll learn more about a different CloudBees Bee. This time we are in Sweden, visiting Robert Sandell. Who are you? What is your role at CloudBees? My name is Robert Sandell, but everyone except for family calls me Bobby. I am a software engineer working on...

November 15, 2016

Jenkins World 2016 was buzzing with the latest in DevOps, CI/CD, automation and more. DevOps Radio wanted to capture some of that energy, so we enlisted the help of Sacha Labourey, CEO at CloudBees, to host a series of episodes, live at the event. As a result of Sacha’s involvement, we’re excited...

November 9, 2016

Today I'm going to show you how easy it is to tune Jenkins Java settings to make your masters more responsive and stable, especially with large heap sizes. The Magic Settings: Basics: -server -XX:+AlwaysPreTouch GC Logging: -Xloggc:$JENKINS_HOME/gc-%t.log -XX:NumberOfGCLogFiles=5 -XX:+...