Why you shouldn’t use Jenkins pipelines for your infrastructure automation project

Pipeline inspections are becoming increasingly popular for automation projects, with the advent of Jenkins pipelines and automation tools such as PipelineIQ.

While Jenkins pipelines are not yet fully-featured and can take a while to build up a robust and continuous workflow, there are some tools that can automate pipeline inspections, such as Jenkins Pipeline Analyzer, which can be used to automate pipeline inspection of your application codebase.

In this post, I’ll walk you through some of the pitfalls that pipelines can sometimes create in your automation workflow.

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