May 2021 Newsletter

CircleCI Series F and Vamp acquisition, new Academy courses, and more

New from CircleCI in May

Notice: Bitbucket will be performing scheduled maintenance during weekends in May, June, and July 2021 from 21:00 Friday - 23:00 Sunday UTC. During this time period, CircleCI users will be unable to view project settings for Bitbucket projects, view organization settings for Bitbucket organizations, or run pipelines for Bitbucket workflows.

Announcing our Series F funding and acquisition of Vamp

We are pleased to share that CircleCI has raised $100M in Series F funding! This will enable us to further invest in our product, our community, and our team. We also recently announced that CircleCI acquired Vamp, the first release orchestration platform, designed to make delivery risk-free. The acquisition paves the way for us to provide first-class release orchestration and continuous validation to our customers, natively within our platform.

Read our full announcement

Windows images updated to resolve NuGet issue

This update resolves a download issue caused by an incompatibility between Chocolatey and NuGet. Our Windows images now include a user-wide NuGet config file with nuget.org configured as a package source to prevent future errors.

Learn more

New platforms fully supported for CircleCI runner

Self-hosted runners enable you to run select parts of a pipeline on your own infrastructure. Currently available exclusively to Scale plan customers, runner users now have full support across:

  • Docker
  • macOS (M1 and Intel)
  • Ubuntu 18.04 or later (x86_64 or ARM64)

We’re adding new platforms in the coming weeks, including RHEL, CentOS, Windows, and Kubernetes. Customers interested in a preview of runner and Scale plan should contact their account team for more information.

Learn more about runner

Introducing Insights Smart Link

It’s now easier than ever to access performance metrics in the Insights dashboard. Navigate to https://app.circleci.com/insights in your browser, and you’ll be automatically directed to your Insights page. Share the link with colleagues so they can track metrics like success rate, credit consumption, project-level performance, and more.

Access Insights

Arm compute generally available

Arm compute is now available to all Cloud customers on CircleCI. Add Arm workloads to your existing pipelines without managing your own infrastructure.

Learn more

See the latest features on our changelog.

Learn more about dynamic config on CircleCI Academy

Want to learn more about our new dynamic config feature? In our latest, free CircleCI Academy course, one of our expert DevOps Customer Engineers will show you how to use setup workflows to generate config, define pipeline parameters, and run a targeted subset of your config file.

Sign up for CircleCI Academy

Check out our runner training

CircleCI customers in highly regulated industries, like finance and healthcare, must meet compliance requirements that prevent them from running certain workloads in the cloud. Self-hosted runners are for these edge cases. Check out our introductory course on runner to learn about key features, sample config, and more.

Explore our courses

Join us for our upcoming webinars

Streamlining the DevSecOps Tool Chain to Deliver High-Quality Mobile Apps Faster with NowSecure + CircleCI
June 17th @ 2 PM ET - Register now

Increase Product Velocity by Integrating Testing into CI/CD with CircleCI and mabl
June 8th @ 2 PM JST | 5AM UTC - Register now

See all upcoming events here.

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See our open positions

Do you know someone looking for an opportunity to work in CI/CD? Send them over to our careers page to see open roles for our growing teams.

Check out our careers page

Share your feedback

Join the CircleCI research panel to evaluate new features and ideas, and help us make your job faster and easier. Opt-in and opt-out at any time — we’re always happy to have your feedback.

Learn more about our research panel

Extend your CI/CD pipeline with orbs

Easily integrate with third-party tools

Check out our new partner for the month of May and learn how to simplify deployment in your pipeline with our new GitHub CLI orb.

GitHub CLI
Retool

Take part in the 2021 State of DevOps Report

This year we’re partnering with DORA and Google Cloud to bring you rigorous DevOps research and we need your help. Take part in this 25-minute survey and tell the research team about how you develop software. Your input will help us understand how to make software development and delivery better.

Product Newsletter Archive

Read more previous newsletters for highlights of feature launch announcements, details on past events, and more.

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