Benefits of CircleCI
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Benefits of CircleCI
Organizations choose CircleCI because jobs run fast and builds can be optimized for speed. CircleCI can be configured to run very complex pipelines efficiently with sophisticated caching, Docker layer caching, and resource classes for running on faster machines.
As a developer using CircleCI you can:
SSH into any job to debug your build issues.
Set up parallelism in your
.circleci/config.ymlfile to run test jobs faster.
Configure self-hosted runners for unique platform support.
Use orbs, reusable packages of configuration, to integrate with third parties.
Use pre-built Docker images in a variety of languages.
Use the API to retrieve information about jobs and workflows.
Use the CLI to access advanced tools locally.
Get flaky test detection with test insights.
As an operator or administrator of CircleCI installed on your own servers, CircleCI provides monitoring and insights into your builds and uses Nomad for scheduling.
See the CircleCI server overview for server documentation.
Visit CircleCI’s Pricing page to view free and paid options.
You can sign up for free to get access to unlimited projects on CircleCI’s fully-hosted cloud platform.
Organizations on the free plan are given free credits to use on open source projects. Visit the Building open source projects page for more information about free containers for public open source projects.
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