The DevOptics team is hitting speed and we are cranking new features. The CloudBees blog and the DevOptics ChangeLog are pretty good at tracking these changes but here is super-quick pass on some of the most recent changes.
Help now with ChangeLog and Support
We added links in the help icon to the DevOptics ChangeLog and, if the account is Standard or Starter-Kit to Support
Improved Modeling of Value Streams
The graphical value stream editor has been improved to help model Value Streams earlier in the development process. The editor now allows the creation of new gates, new phases, connecting and deleting of gates and transitions, and, separate the mapping of these gates to jobs that are being instrumented. By separating modeling from instrumentation, DevOptics now can be used easily to describe, reason about and improve the software delivery.
Value Streams for Micro-Services
DevOptics now supports Value Streams that have multiple ending gates. This corresponds to a software situation where there are multiple software pipelines, delivering multiple artifacts. In the case of us, the DevOptics team, we have one software pipeline for each server-side (micro) services, and for our plugin.
Filters per Master in CD Platform Analytics
The CD Platform Analytics now supports filtering per master
Export Metrics to CSV
Metrics can be exports to CSV format for further processing or presentation
Group Tickets by Run
Previously tickets in a gate – shown in gate details – where sorted “chronologically”. The precise date was that of the creation of the commit. We now show the tickets grouped by the run that made them change gates.
The new display is much more useful. For example, in a deployment gate, the grouping shows what features were promoted in the last run, and that is what I, as an engineering manager, can use to track that activity
Produces / Consumes for Value Streams
There is a new mechanism for tracking the production and consumption in Gates. We support scripted pipelines, withMaven steps, and Freestyle jobs.
Here are two examples from the section on pipeline steps of the documentation
For more details check out the documentation:
I’m using the DevOptics tag for all the posts on that topic, so you can find them all HERE.