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Running Jenkins in Docker

by Chris Behrens

Administering Jenkins can be a fair amount of work, but you can leverage containers to make it all much, much easier. This course will teach you how to make your Jenkins administration pain-free.

What you'll learn

Jenkins is one of the premier build servers, and Docker is the new frontier for application development and delivery. In this course, Running Jenkins in Docker, you’ll learn to leverage container technologies to solve Jenkins problems. First, you’ll explore how to run Jenkins install-free as a container, and make that container totally portable. Next, you’ll discover how to dynamically scale your build agents with containerized agents that can build your software. Finally, you’ll learn how to leverage platform emulation to build for hardware architectures you don’t have hardware for. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of making Jenkins work with containers needed to make your Jenkins administration pain-free.

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About the author

Chris B. Behrens is a writer, speaker and software developer, specializing in DevOps. He has been a developer and architect for more than twenty years focusing on small to medium size companies and the development changes they face. He focuses on his flavor of Fear Based Development, whereby a developer ranks their tasks in descending order of anxiety, and how to tackle them in that order. Chief among these anxiety-inducing processes is software deployment, a topic that Behrens focuses upon. He ... more

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