Getting started with Jenkins and Octopus

Learn how to kickstart your Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) processes with Jenkins and Octopus.

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About this blue paper

Most in DevOps understand how important build servers are to their CI and DevOps processes, helping to compile and test code, and create deployable artifacts.

In this guide-driven blue paper, we take a deep dive into one of the most popular build server options, Jenkins.

We explore:

  • The difference between Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
  • How to install and configure Jenkins on your platform of choice, plus best practice security and scalability tips
  • How to test and deploy using Jenkins, with and without Octopus
  • How CI and CD processes differ, and why you should connect your Jenkins instance to a dedicated deployment tool like Octopus

About our program

Octopus Deploy empowers companies around the world to simplify their complex deployments and release new software faster to become more competitive and innovative in their field with its reliable, scalable, flexible and cloud-native deployment solution. Join us on our mission.

Install and configure Jenkins

Find out how to install and set up Jenkins on platforms like Windows, Linux, Docker and Kubernetes. Discover best-practice security and management advice.

Add new features and scalability in Jenkins

Learn how to extend Jenkins’ features with plugins, plus set up a scalable instance so Jenkins can keep up with your project demands.

Test and deploy with both Jenkins and Octopus

Learn how to perform unit and end-to-end tests in Jenkins. Follow our deployment guides to see how Jenkins works with and without Octopus.

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