Jenkins Pipelines for Sitecore 10 on AKS – Part 2: The Deploy Pipeline

Jenkins Pipelines for Sitecore 10 on AKS – Part 2: The Deploy Pipeline

This post is the second blog post of a mini series where I describe the steps needed to implement a set of Jenkins pipelines to build and deploy the code of a containerized Sitecore 10 custom solution to an existing Azure Kubernetes Services cluster resource. In the first blog post I explored in details how to setup the Jenkins build pipeline. In this blog post I am going to illustrate the second and last part of this automated deployment process: the deploy pipeline.

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Jenkins Pipelines for Sitecore 10 on AKS – Part 1: The Build Pipeline

Jenkins Pipelines for Sitecore 10 on AKS – Part 1: The Build Pipeline

In my last blog post I shared my experience with the installation process of a clean Sitecore 10 solution on Azure Kubernetes Services. The next natural step is to explore how to automatically deploy a custom containerized solution to my AKS cluster, using Jenkins CI/CD tool. This blog post is the first of two posts, where I will describe the steps needed to implement Jenkins pipelines to build and deploy a containerized solution to Azure Kubernetes Services. Let’s start in this post with the build pipeline.

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Sitecore 10 on Azure Kubernetes Service: My Learning Journey, the Installation Process and a Simple Solution to Save Money

Sitecore 10 on Azure Kubernetes Service: My Learning Journey, the Installation Process and a Simple Solution to Save Money

At the end of last summer Sitecore 10 has been released with a very detailed installation guide on how to deploy a containerized Sitecore application to the Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) and with a complete deployment package with Kubernetes specification files. In this blog post I am going to share how I approached my learning journey with Kubernetes and AKS, I will describe an issue that I encountered during the Sitecore installation and its resolution, and finally how you can save your money starting and stopping an existing Sitecore AKS cluster when needed.

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