Questions tagged [continuous-integration]

Continuous-Integration (CI) is the process of merging developer's working code copies to a shared codebase frequently to prevent or minimize integration problems. For questions about a specific CI system like [Jenkins] or [Travis-CI] use those tags instead.

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How does continuous integration relate to continuous delivery / deployment?

Here is a quote from the current content of continuous-integration: ... process of merging developer's working code copies to a shared codebase frequently to prevent or minimize integration ...
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Is there a CI tool that guarantees no regressions in the branch quality level?

Traditionally CI systems only perform monitoring of the quality levels in an integration branch, by performing QA verifications on the codebase where the changes are already committed, watching for ...
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How can successfully pre-verified changes cause regressions that should have been caught?

In a CI context one of the commonly-used measures of increasing the quality levels of the integration branch is a mandatory set of pre-commit quality verifications (typically including building some ...
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How to transition from a complex branching reality to a single-branch model?

In large organisations, using the waterfall methodology typically results in very complex branching structures (aka branch spagetti). What branching strategies can be used to transition from a ...
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What is “Push on Green”?

Within Google and other DevOps organisations, they talk about "Push on Green" which I am lead to believe is the practice of continuous delivery based upon a successful run of automated tests, and ...
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How can continuous integration scale for very large projects/teams?

Traditionally CI systems only monitor the quality of the code in an integration branch, signalling when regressions occur. Human intervention is required for repairs. As the number of developers ...
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What are best practices for creating and triggering various pipelines regards monorepos?

According to this article a monorepo contains different projects. What are best practices for triggering different pipelines? The current git repo contains the following projects: ╔═════════════╗ ║ ...
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What's the difference between DevOps and Automation?

I see that whenever someone does DevOps, it's mostly about automating things like deployment etc. But where does automation end and DevOps begin?
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How to avoid continuous integration-caused instabilities in test environments?

Assume you're using continuous integration processes which frequently update some target environments, so that every time there are some changes "you" can test your changes right away. That's part of ...
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How to tag source code using gitlabCI

We got gitlab new to our environment and trying to create some CI CD pipelines using gitlab CI. I have got some better progress with running some maven goals, creating pipelines and archiving ...
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Simple CI/CD Containers in AWS

I am using AWS Code Pipeline, Code Build to create a new Docker container and push it to ECR. My application is a simple straight-forward single-container based. What would be less friction approach ...
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What CIs could build libraries written in C++/VBA and .NET (C#) projects?

I work in the IT department of automation/dev company and we are just about to implement/add CI into our set of tools. And we are having difficulties to choose the one. At the moment we've been ...
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Data Science pipelines and monolithic model blobs

Normally, one important topic in DevOps is how we take care of automated creation and delivery of software artefacts. With the rise of data science there is a new type of artefact - monolithic binary ...
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What OS should a master node CI virtual machine be?

Say you are developing a new CI/CD system, deploy builds across Linux, Windows and Mac, and have now reached the point of wanting to deploy a master node which hosts your chosen CI tool. How do you ...
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CD (Continuous Deployment) best practices for managing configuration [duplicate]

My CD pipeline: Get docker image (created and pushed during CI stage) Copy docker-compose .yml template to target server Run the app Let's go straight to the 3rd point. I can run the app using ...