This preconfigured Jenkins setup is based on the Ubuntu Server 22.04 image, and it comes with essential system components preinstalled, including AWS CLI, AWS CloudWatch Agent, AWS Systems Manager Agent, Python 3, and Cloud-Init. You can find a comprehensive user guide in the Additional Resources section of this listing. All cloudimg offerings are updated with the latest packages and security updates upon the first boot.
Jenkins, an open-source automation tool written in Java, is at the core of this image, with plugins specifically designed for Continuous Integration purposes. Jenkins simplifies the continuous building and testing of your software projects, facilitating seamless integration of changes by developers and providing users with access to up-to-date builds. It also supports the continuous delivery of software by seamlessly integrating with a wide range of testing and deployment technologies.
Jenkins empowers organizations to expedite the software development process through automation. It streamlines various development life-cycle processes, including building, documenting, testing, packaging, staging, deploying, static analysis, and much more.
The magic of Jenkins lies in its extensibility through plugins, which enable the integration of various DevOps stages. To incorporate a specific tool, all you need to do is install the corresponding plugin. For instance, you can integrate plugins for Git, Maven 2 projects, Amazon EC2, HTML publishing, and more.