Mathematician, software engineer, and free software evangelist.
Works for CloudBees on the Jenkins Security Team along with other Jenkins community work since 2018.
PMC Chair of the Apache Logging Services project and Secretary for the Apache Software Foundation.
Thanks to our Outreachy interns over the past year, I’m proud to announce the initial release of the Audit Log plugin for Jenkins.
This plugin is the first major project completed related to Outreachy, and I’d like to give a brief overview of the functionality that was developed for this release.
The primary goal of this plugin is to introduce an audit trail of various Jenkins...
The Audit Log Plugin for Jenkins is an in development project to integrate standardized audit logging trails to various core actions in Jenkins.
This project integrates the recently released Apache Log4j Audit library to allow for a vast array of possible audit logging destinations and configuration.
We began this plugin not long after Log4j Audit 1.0.0 was released last year by partnering with Outreachy where we...
Over the past three months, I have been mentoring two Outreachy interns, David and Latha, with my co-mentor, Jeff Thompson.
Our project was to introduce a standardized way for creating an audit log of Jenkins and plugins using Apache Log4j Audit.
While this type of feature is addressed by other existing plugins, there is no unifying way for plugins to contribute their own actions.
This project provided...
This year marks the first time the Jenkins project is participating in Outreachy.
Outreachy is a program similar to Google Summer of Code (GSoC) where interns work on open source projects for a paid stipend.
The key difference is that Outreachy reaches out to underrepresented groups and those who face systemic bias or discrimination in the technology industry in their home country.
Once I learned about this...
SCaLE 19X – the 19th annual Southern California Linux Expo. SCaLE is the largest community-run open-source and free software conference in North America. It is held annually in the greater Los Angeles area. Visit the Jenkins booth #604.
The largest global gathering of DevOps thought leaders, practitioners, and contributors, and all those dedicated to shaping the future of modern software delivery.
The Jenkins Contributor Summit brings together current and future contributors to the Jenkins project. At this event we will talk about the current state of the project and its future evolution.