CloudBees Core

CloudBees Core is a fully-featured, cloud native CD solution that can be hosted on-premise or in the public cloud. It provides a shared, centrally managed, self-service experience for all your development teams.

CloudBees Core on modern cloud platforms is designed to run on Kubernetes.

CloudBees Core on traditional platforms has been developed for on-premise installations.

Features

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Feature

Jenkins LTS

CloudBees Jenkins Distribution

CloudBees Core

Traditional platforms

Modern platforms

Community

The leading automation platform for Continuous Integration and Delivery

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Ecosystem of 1,600+ plugins

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Professional technical support

Curated, verified Jenkins plugins (150+ plugins) with CloudBees Assurance Program

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Verified distribution of Jenkins - ensures plugin compatibility

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Beekeeper Upgrade Assistant

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Installation and updates

Monthly rolling releases

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Automated incremental security updates with Beekeeper

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Continuous delivery

Build complex delivery pipelines with Pipeline feature

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Builds that survive master and agent failures with Pipeline feature

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Ephemeral build agents

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User-friendly declarative syntax for pipeline modeling

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Enterprise continuous delivery

CloudBees-provided ServiceNow plugin

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Restart builds from checkpointed locations

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Cross-team/cross-master collaboration (pub/sub message bus)

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Manage inbound events across multiple masters

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Automated pipeline creation based on centralized templates

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Docker containers

Build delivery pipelines with Pipeline and Docker

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Share cloud agent configuration across a cluster of masters

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Team management

Organize jobs with folders

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Organize teams, infrastructure, and credentials with Folders Plus features

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Dynamically share build agents across masters

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Streamlined master provisioning

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Supports self-service master provisioning

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Security

Centralized credentials management

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Centrally enforce common security options, including authentication system

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Centrally managed role-based access control

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SSO across masters

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Isolate team-sensitive agents

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Support for self-signed certificates (cluster configuration)

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CloudBees-provided CyberArk plugin, allowing storage of Jenkins credentials in an external CyberArk vault

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Jenkins in cloud/managed Kubernetes

Auto-configured Kubernetes agent

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Validated for AKS, EKS, GKE, PKS, and OpenShift (Kubernetes)

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Windows container support on AWS EKS

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Developer productivity

Shared best practices with Templates feature

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Pipeline template catalog

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Optimized utilization

Faster builds across geographically dispersed agents with Fast Archiver feature

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Throttle builds during high loads with Label Throttle Build feature

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"Sleep" unused masters and reclaim resources with Hibernation of Managed Masters

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Preview

Enterprise management

Manage plugin procurement and deployment via Custom Update Center feature

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Manage plugin availability and updates with custom plugin catalogs

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Convenient master management/scaling

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Automated backup and recovery

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Move/copy/promote jobs and folders

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Shared configurations

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Trigger restrictions

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Cluster operations

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Enterprise analytics

Infrastructure health monitoring and alerting

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Custom build and monitoring dashboards

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