miniJen and RISCV

Short Introduction What is miniJen? It’s the smallest Jenkins multi-cpu-architectures instance known to this day. It’s composed of a 4 arm Cortex-A55 core RockChip controller (aarch64), a 4 arm Cortex-A7a core AllWinner agent (armv7l), a 4 arm Cortex-A53 core AllWinner agent (aarch64), and a single RV64GCV core AllWinner agent (RISC-V). A bit of personal history Read more about miniJen and RISCV[…]

Jenkins February 2023 Newsletter

Highlights FOSDEM 2023 insights Jenkins is a mentor organization for Google Summer of Code Several container image updates Jenkins Awards voting is now open Contributed by: Alyssa Tong FOSDEM 2023 Returning to FOSDEM for the first in-person event since COVID was both exciting and nostalgic for our Jenkins contributors. It was exciting to see the Read more about Jenkins February 2023 Newsletter[…]

Jenkins Contributor Awards – Voting Open

The 2023 Jenkins award nomination period has ended and voting is now open! Voting will take place until March 28, when the voting period closes, and the winners will be announced at this year’s cdCon. 2023 Award categories and nominees This year we have three awards, each with several nominees: Most Valuable Jenkins Advocate: Alexander Read more about Jenkins Contributor Awards – Voting Open[…]

miniJen is alive!

The Jenkins multi-architecture CPU instance What is that contraption? Nope, it’s not a robot of some sort, it won’t move by itself. It’s not Cerebro from Professor Xavier; no, it can’t fly either. What you’re looking at is a Jenkins instance. It is composed of a controller (the “brain” or conductor) and three agents (the Read more about miniJen is alive![…]

How to build an unsigned Jenkins MSI on your Windows machine

Should you ever need to rebuild a Jenkins MSI on your Windows machine, here is a way to do it. Pre-requisites Jenkins WAR file First, you should download the Jenkins war file that will be inside the MSI file. You can access it from the official Jenkins website or from the Jenkins update center. Check Read more about How to build an unsigned Jenkins MSI on your Windows machine[…]

Thoughts on FOSDEM 2023

What better way to kick off the new year, than by returning for an in-person event at one of the most popular open source gatherings of all, FOSDEM! On February 4 & 5, contributors from the Jenkins project and thousands of other open-source enthusiasts traveled from around the world to flock to FOSDEM. Located in Read more about Thoughts on FOSDEM 2023[…]

Jenkins January 2023 Newsletter

Highlights Jenkins in GSoC planning is in full steam ahead. General availability of new development tools on Maven, JDK, Playwright. 98 pull requests were merged from 38 different authors in January. Jenkins 2.375.2 released January 11, 2023. Over 350 positive ratings. A sandbox bypass vulnerability was corrected among 37 other vulnerabilities. The security team Read more about Jenkins January 2023 Newsletter[…]

Jenkins 2022 Recap

2022 was a fruitful year for Jenkins! Across the Jenkins project, we experienced growth and strong contributions. We want to share deep gratitude to the corporate sponsorships and individual contributions that made it possible to take Jenkins to the next level. We also look forward to welcoming new friends to collaborate with us in working Read more about Jenkins 2022 Recap[…]

Jenkins plugin development requires Java 11 or newer

🚀 Java Platform update Jenkins has required Java 11 or newer since 2.361.1 LTS (released on September 7, 2022) and has supported Java 17 since 2.346.1 LTS (released on June 16, 2022). At the time, more users were running Jenkins on Java 8 than on Java 11, and a negligible number of users were running Read more about Jenkins plugin development requires Java 11 or newer[…]

Maintenance with downtime of JFrog Artifactory ( 18 of December of 2022

Maintenance with downtime of JFrog Artifactory ( December 18, 2022 December 18, 2022: our sponsor JFrog will proceed to perform maintenance of our “jenkinsci” Artifactory instance. Expect a complete downtime of about 6 hours due to the nature of this maintenance. The maintenance involves cloud migration from Google Cloud to Amazon Web Services. Impacts Only Read more about Maintenance with downtime of JFrog Artifactory ( 18 of December of 2022[…]