Cloud Native CI/CD with Jenkins X and Knative Pipelines

More and more teams are deploying cloud native applications on kubernetes, placing new demands on engineers who want to deploy and test easily during their development workflow. Traditional CI/CD systems haven’t been designed for cloud native environments and need to evolve. Jenkins X is a cloud native CI/CD platform that has done just that, integrating tools in the kubernetes ecosystem into an opinionated system for CI/CD as code.


In this talk we’ll explain the CI/CD challenges in a cloud native landscape, and show how Jenkins X rises to them by leveraging open source cloud native technologies like Knative Pipelines. We’ll demo a GitOps based Jenkins X workflow, showing how simple Jenkins X makes it for developers to stage and deploy changes on demand.


Christie Wilson

Software Engineer, Tools and Infrastructure @Google

Christie Wilson (she/her) is a software engineer at Google, currently leading the knative build-pipeline project. Over the past ten years she has worked in the mobile, financial and video game industries. Prior to working at Google she led a team of software developers to build load testing tools...

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James Rawlings

Co-Creator of Jenkins X & Coder @CloudBees

James Rawlings is a co-creator of the open source project Jenkins X and works for CloudBees, where he aims to help developers and teams move to the cloud.James is passionate about automation and continuous improvement, always looking for new ways to help productivity or provide a better developer...

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