Jenkins core maintainer, along with slack, azure-keyvault and configuration-as-code plugins.
Tim started using Jenkins in 2013 and became an active contributor in 2018.
Tim enjoys working on open source software in his “free” time.
In common CI/CD use-cases a lot of the space is consumed by test reports.
This data is stored within JENKINS_HOME,
and the current storage format requires huge overheads when retrieving statistics and, especially, trends.
In order to display trends, each report has to be loaded and then processed in-memory.
The main purpose of externalising Test Results is to optimize Jenkins performance and storage
by querying the desired data from...
I’m excited to announce that the 'read-only' Jenkins feature is now available for preview.
This feature allows restricting configuration UIs and APIs while providing access to essential Jenkins system configuration, diagnostics, and self-monitoring tools through Web UI.
Such mode is critical for instances managed as code, e.g. with Jenkins Configuration-as-Code plugin.
It is delivered as a part of the JEP-224: Readonly system configuration effort.
You will want to...
This blogpost was updated to reflect the general availability of the feature after the release of GitHub Branch Source 2.7.1 on April 26th, 2020.
I’m excited to announce support for authenticating as a GitHub app in Jenkins.
This has been a long awaited feature by many users.
It has been released in GitHub Branch Source 2.7.1 which is now available in the Jenkins update centers.
Authenticating as a...
Azure Key Vault is a product for securely managing keys, secrets and certificates.
I’m happy to announce two new features in the Azure Key Vault plugin:
a credential provider to tightly link Jenkins and Azure Key Vault.
huge thanks to Jie Shen for contributing this
integration with the configuration-as-code plugin.
These changes were released in v1.8 but make sure to run the latest version of the plugin, there has...