An effective continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) pipeline is essential for modern DevOps teams to cope with the rapidly evolving technology landscape. Combined with agile concepts, a fine CI/CD pipeline can streamline the software development life cycle resulting in higher-quality software with faster delivery.
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What is a CI/CD pipeline?
The primary goal of a CI/CD pipeline is to automate the software development lifecycle (SDLC).
The pipeline will cover many aspects of a software development process, from writing the code and running tests to delivery and deployment. Simply stated, a CI/CD pipeline integrates automation and continuous monitoring into the development lifecycle. This kind of pipeline, which encompasses all the stages of the software development life cycle and connects each stage, is collectively…