GitLab vs JFrog: Who Has the Right Stuff?

Like the historic space race, the competition to plant the flag of DevOps is blasting off which makes it an exciting moment for the community. According to market intelligence firm IDC, global business will invest $6.8 trillion in digital transformation by 2023. Yet research also suggests that 70 percent of them will fail to meet …

Proceed With Care: How to Use Approval Gates in Pipelines

While DevOps automation aims to eliminate most human intervention in the CI/CD DevOps pipeline, you can’t always cut people completely out of the process. There are still times when you’ll want an expert, hands-on review to assure that everything is as it should be before allowing your pipeline to proceed further. That’s why JFrog Pipelines …

CI/CD Side By Side: Jenkins and JFrog Pipelines

Have you wanted to explore JFrog Pipelines for DevOps pipeline automation but just haven’t been able to get started? To learn something new, it can help to start with what you already know well.  Whether you’ve dabbled in CI/CD or are a veteran, you’re likely to have some working knowledge of Jenkins. For 10 years, …

Six Simple Steps to Your First CI/CD DevOps Pipeline in JFrog Pipelines

See how easy it is to get started, and start working with a simple “Hello World” DevOps pipeline. Along the way, you’ll learn some fundamental Pipelines concepts. Here’s what you’ll need: A JFrog Cloud account. If you don’t have one, start for free! A GitHub account for your personal repositories Step 1 – LOGIN TO …

SwampUP Leap: Splunk’s DevOps and CI/CD Journey With JFrog

At swampUP2020 we were delighted to have a keynote interview with Splunk CTO & SVP Tim Tully. In this fireside chat Tim talks at length about how Splunk has evolved over the last two decades, and how he is driving technical innovation to equip customers far beyond log analytics.  Being in Charge Tim oversees everything …

JFrog Pipelines 1.6: Overcoming CI/CD Obstacles to Scaling DevOps

Long release cycles are no longer viable in the world of software development. The promise of DevOps has been to materially shrink time to value. Like most meaningful transitions, this one hasn’t always been a simple flip of a switch. For many organizations, development teams have become complex and unwieldy. So, the custodians of DevOps …

CI/CD In Confidence: How Pipelines Keeps Your Secrets

A friend that can’t keep a secret isn’t one you’ll rely on. The same is true for your mission critical CI/CD tool that you have to entrust with credentials for each integrated component. Keeping your secrets safe can be a challenge for CI/CD tools, since they need to connect to such a variety of other …

Jenkins and JFrog Pipelines: CI/CD Working Together to Release Your Software

As a software producer, you need to keep releases moving, even as you need to move your technology ahead. Transitioning your Jenkins continuous integration (CI) pipelines to a newer, optimized system can’t be a roadblock, and your enterprise can’t afford the work stoppage a rip-and-replace rework would require. We understood that deeply when we built …

Parallel Maven Deployment with Jenkins and Artifactory

Parallel Maven Deployment with Jenkins and Artifactory

There are many reasons why you may want to use Artifactory as your Maven repository. For example, it allows tagging Maven artifacts with custom properties, so that they can later be found based on specific criteria. It stores build metadata about your artifacts, and allows controlling the repositories used by the Maven build, without modifying …

Pipelines CI/CD and the JFrog Platform Difference

With the release of the JFrog DevOps Platform, we launched the first general availability of JFrog Pipelines, our powerful system for next-generation CI/CD. Pipelines’ many great features help make DevOps pipelines automation rapid, repeatable, and secure. With flexible runtime management, a robust DSL, and a real-time interactive UI, Pipelines is a muscular CI/CD solution we …