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Jenkins 2.x Continuous Integration Cookbook - Third Edition

By : Mitesh Soni, Alan Mark Berg
Book Image

Jenkins 2.x Continuous Integration Cookbook - Third Edition

By: Mitesh Soni, Alan Mark Berg

Overview of this book

Jenkins 2.x is one of the most popular Continuous Integration servers in the market today. It was designed to maintain, secure, communicate, test, build, and improve the software development process. This book will begin by guiding you through steps for installing and configuring Jenkins 2.x on AWS and Azure. This is followed by steps that enable you to manage and monitor Jenkins 2.x. You will also explore the ways to enhance the overall security of Jenkins 2.x. You will then explore the steps involved in improving the code quality using SonarQube. Then, you will learn the ways to improve quality, followed by how to run performance and functional tests against a web application and web services. Finally, you will see what the available plugins are, concluding with best practices to improve quality.
Table of Contents (11 chapters)

Configuring upstream and downstream jobs

Let's configure a complete flow using upstream and downstream jobs.

Getting ready

Make sure that you have all the build jobs available that you created in earlier chapters, such as the deployment of WAR files, functional testing, and load testing.

How to do it...

Once your package is ready, you should deploy it, so from the PetClinic-Package job, you will configure PetClinic-Deploy as a downstream job in Post-build Actions:

Once your application is deployed on the server, you should perform functional test cases, so from the...