Building and Monitoring Jenkins Pipeline


Jenkins Pipeline Architecture


  • Configure a build environment.
  • Check the code.
  • Build code without using environment specific settings for the build process independent of the environment.
  • Perform quality controls consisting of running tests and code quality checks.
  • Code Deployment on Continuous Integration environment.
  • Run functional tests and deploy code on the testing environment.
  • Code deployment on the User Acceptance and Production environment.


Features of Jenkins Pipeline


  • Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery Automation.
  • Reliable and Efficient.
  • Iterative Development and Access Control.
  • Multi-branch Pipelines.
  • Elimination of manual job creation and management.
  • Version Control.
  • Extended and Integrated with other plugins


Monitoring and Visualizing Jenkins Pipeline


  • Visualize job duration metrics.
  • Use Real Jenkins Pipeline.
  • Develop Pipeline as Code.
  • Logical Segmentation of Pipeline called as Stages.
  • Branch Pipeline in parallel steps.
  • Acquire nodes within parallelism.
  • Don’t use input within node block.
  • Time Out plans for inputs.
  • Don’t set environment variables with global environment variables.
  • Downstream Buildview Plugin to visualize.
  • Display status and progress of selected jobs.
  • Support job view filters and build view analyzer.
  • Support Claim Plugin to find broken build.