• Major build outage: a postmortem report

    Two weeks ago, on Tuesday 16th and Wednesday 17th January, we had a major outage affecting our open-source infrastructure (travis-ci.org). For a period of about 17 hours between 17:15 UTC on Tuesday and about 10:00 UTC on Wednesday, many builds were delayed, experienced errors, or cancelled outright. Some customers continued to experience disruption until around 19:00 UTC on Wednesday.

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  • macOS Environment Updates

    Throughout 2017 and the start of this year, demand for both open and closed source macOS builds has continued to increase. As many of you have noticed, our infrastructure simply hasn’t been able to keep up. While we’ve been adding hardware and improving performance throughout this time, it’s clear that we haven’t been able to provide the service we truly want to. Many of you, especially those using our open source infrastructure, have suffered long delays before their macOS builds have run.

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  • What is CI - Testing and Deploying (Part 2)

    In our previous entry of the What Is CI series, we covered some of the basic elements of what CI is and does, and how it can benefit you. Today, we’re going to dive a bit deeper into unit testing and deployment - two things that Travis CI can help expediate and remedy, while helping you keep focusing on the work at hand.

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