Owning an automated, bullet-proof CI/CD pipeline is a vital fundament of a secure and reliable architecture. An automated pipeline minimizes human errors and enforces quality and security checks when deploying code. A proper automated pipeline leads to faster releases, increases developer velocity, and simplifies maintenance and updates of customers workloads. It is the foundation for security automation.
Alice&Bob.Company provide CI/CD pipepline as a managed service. It gives clients visibility and control inside and outside their CI/CD pipeline and increases code quality leading to cost reductions and an increasing ROI. A&B considers the CI/CD pipeline as the technical heart of the DevSecOps approach.
In order to provide the pipeline(s) as managed service A&B creates, automates, manages and continuously optimizes the clients CI/CD pipelines. This covers infrastructure, application and security.
Alice&Bob.Company develops a consistent process and continuously implements technical elements, i.e.
Additionally, A&B integrates AWS specific services, including
Alice&Bob.Company analyzes the customers deployment processes and its requirements and develops a CI/CD pipeline architecture, which considers your organizational, procedural and technical conditions. A&B creates, optimizes, automates and implements security in targeted CI/CD pipelines.
A&Bs course of action is made of the following steps:
CI/CD Pipeline Assessment
During the assessment A&B runs a workshop focusing on the single stages of your software delivery. Information about the pipelines state, its challenges and requirements are being revealed and gathered, combining interviews and checklists as well as code and data analysis.
Outcomes will be compared to best practices and presented in a report together with recommendations for optimization.
Building upon the assessments results A&B optimizes an existing pipeline or creates a new pipeline with the goal to deliver a fully managed build service with integrated comprehensive security checks. A&B prefers usage of AWS services (AWS CodeBuild, AWS CodeDeploy), nonetheless A&B is open to other solutions.
After provisioning of the pipeline A&B monitors the CI/CD pipeline itself as well as code that’s actively being deployed. A&B constantly checks the pipeline and its components for:
Monitoring will be made accessible and regular reports will be generated. Findings will be rated and described in a consolidated report. A&B optionally provides resolution measures after consultation.
Main advantages of performing CI/CD pipeline improvement with A&B:
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