Gartner Research

Key Benefits of Continuous Integration and Delivery Combined With Cloud Computing

Published: 19 January 2016

ID: G00291610

Analyst(s): Donna Scott , Thomas Murphy , Nathan Wilson


Many see CI/CD as orthogonal to cloud computing, when in fact they enhance each other. This research highlights best practices in both for IT leaders focused on increasing release velocity. In addition, we augment the research with results and experiences from a real-world case study.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Rethink Your Teams
  • Automate the Pipeline to Increase Release Velocity
  • Use Private/Public Cloud Computing as the Foundation for Your CI/CD Implementations
  • Use PaaS to Abstract Infrastructure and Common IT Operations Toolsets

Case Study

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