Git Plugin Performance Improvement Phase-2 Progress

The second phase of the Git Plugin Performance Improvement project has been great in terms of the progress we have achieved in implementing performance improvement insights derived from the phase one JMH micro-benchmark experiments. What we’ve learned so far in this project is that a git fetch is highly correlated to the size of the Read more about Git Plugin Performance Improvement Phase-2 Progress[…]

Git Plugin Performance Improvement: Phase-1

Git Plugin Performance Improvement is a Google Summer of Code 2020 project. It aims to improve the performance of the git plugin, which provides fundamental git functionalities. Internally, the plugin provides these functionalities using two implementations: command line git and JGit (pure java implementation). CLI git is the default implementation for the plugin, a user Read more about Git Plugin Performance Improvement: Phase-1[…]

Jenkins Performance: Avoiding Pitfalls, Diagnosing Issues, and Scaling for Growth – DevOps World | Jenkins World 2019

This is a speaker blogpost for a DevOps World | Jenkins World 2019 talk in Lisbon, Portugal With Halloween upon us, there’s no better time to discuss Jenkinstein! Are you suffering from Jenkins performance issues? Are users complaining about a slow UI or even scarier, is Jenkins going down frequently? Come join me at DevOps Read more about Jenkins Performance: Avoiding Pitfalls, Diagnosing Issues, and Scaling for Growth – DevOps World | Jenkins World 2019[…]

Performance Improvements to Role Strategy Plugin

The task for my Google Summer of Code program was to improve the performance of the Role Strategy Plugin. The performance issues for Role Strategy Plugin had been reported multiple times on Jenkins JIRA. With a large number of roles and with complex regular expressions, a large slow-down was visible on the Web UI. Even Read more about Performance Improvements to Role Strategy Plugin[…]

Introducing new Folder Authorization Plugin

During my Google Summer of Code Project, I have created the brand new Folder Auth Plugin for easily managing permissions to projects organized in folders from the Folders plugin. This new plugin is designed for fast permission checks with easy-to-manage roles. The 1.0 version of the plugin has just been released and can be downloaded Read more about Introducing new Folder Authorization Plugin[…]

Micro-benchmarking Framework for Jenkins Plugins

I have been working on improving the performance of the Role Strategy Plugin as a part of my Google Summer of Code project. Since there was no existing way to measure performance and do benchmarks on Jenkins Plugins, my work for the first phase of the project was to create a framework for running benchmarks Read more about Micro-benchmarking Framework for Jenkins Plugins[…]