Explaining Actors in a CI/CD Process Flow

Objectives

After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Describe which actors are involved in a CI/CD process and how they interact with each other

Actors in a CI/CD Process Flow

In this lesson, you will get an overview of the actors involved in a basic CI/CD process flow and their interplay.

Note
This is a high-level overview of a basic CI/CD process flow. Depending on their specific requirements, actual implementations may differ in both their components and layout.

Actors in the CI/CD Process and Their Tasks

Click the play button below to start exploring the interplay between the actors in a CI/CD process flow. Then click on the buttons on top to find out more about each actor.

Note
Both the quality manager and the delivery manager roles can be automated so that the deployment works without human approval. In this case, the whole process is referred to as Continuous Deployment

Summary

You have now an understanding of the interplay between the basic actors within the CI/CD process flow.

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