Tasks and Pipelines
Tekton Pipelines is a Kubernetes extension that installs and runs on your Kubernetes cluster. It defines a set of Kubernetes Custom Resources that act as building blocks from which you can assemble CI/CD pipelines. Once installed, Tekton Pipelines becomes available via the Kubernetes CLI (kubectl) and via API calls, just like pods and other resources. Tekton is open-source and part of the CD Foundation, a Linux Foundation project.
Tekton Pipelines entities
Tekton Pipelines defines the following entities:
||Defines a series of steps which launch specific build or delivery tools that ingest specific inputs and produce specific outputs.|
||Defines a series of
||Defines locations for inputs ingested and outputs produced by the steps in
||Instantiates a Custom Task for execution when specific inputs.|
Understanding Tekton Pipelines
See the following topics to learn how to use Tekton Pipelines in your project:
- Creating a Task
- Running a standalone Task
- Creating a Pipeline
- Running a Pipeline
- Defining Workspaces
- Creating PipelineResources
- Configuring authentication
- Using labels
- Viewing logs
- Pipelines metrics
- Variable Substitutions
- Running a Custom Task (alpha)
Contributing to Tekton Pipelines
If you’d like to contribute to the Tekton Pipelines project, see the Tekton Pipeline Contributor’s Guide.
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