Operator Service for Jenkins® on Azure is a cloud-native Jenkins platform for scalable and cost-effective continuous integration in public cloud. Built on top of Kubernetes, our Operator Service for Jenkins enables customers to fully automate Jenkins pipelines, plugins and any additional configuration needed.
A typical day 0 activities involve setting up the infrastructure layer like networking, runtime, and monitoring. This often leads to some manual work, integration with enterprise tooling and some number of tickets to be created. Things like OS upgrades, patching, infrastructure life-cycle management are ongoing tasks which take significant time, especially at scale within a large organization.
From a developer’s point of view, the day 1 activities are likely onboarding process, installing Jenkins, configuring plugins or setting up the first pipeline. With Operator Service for Jenkins we wanted to vastly simplify this process and give our customers a possibility to configure most of it using code to get more out of the engineering effort to solve business problems.
Centrallized Jenkins platform enables our customers to make sure the security and compliance is at the right level and constantly audited. It’s really important to prevent customer services from a common security risks like misconfiguration or vulnerable external plugins.
Operator Service for Jenkins frees up engineering teams from typical infrastructure activities and lets them focus on the business value.