In with the new: Delivery Pipeline Next (Beta) is now Continuous Delivery

Share this post:

Have you heard? On November 18, 2016, the IBM Bluemix Delivery Pipeline Next (Beta) service got a new name: IBM Bluemix Continuous Delivery. But don’t worry, existing Beta instances are automatically upgraded to the live service—which remains free—and there is no user action required.

With Bluemix Continuous Delivery, toolchains provide an integrated set of tools to build, deploy, and manage your apps. You can create toolchains that include Bluemix services, open source, and third-party tools.

What to know about Bluemix Continuous Delivery

Delivery Pipeline

Now you can automate builds, unit tests, deployments, and more. The stages in your pipeline automatically build when changes are pushed to a linked repository then deploy to one or more environments in Bluemix. In addition, you can incorporate builds and deployments into your toolchains to connect builds to other tools.


You can choose to use the integrated web-based environment built on Eclipse Orion. Create, edit, run, debug, and complete source control tasks. Quickly move from editing your code to deploying it into production.

DevOps Insights

Understand team dynamics as they develop and deliver code, how users interact with your app, and the data to help you manage the operations of your app. Collect and analyze the results from unit tests, functional tests, and code coverage tools to determine whether your code meets predefined policies at every step in your deployment process. If not, the deployment is stopped.

The fine print

The new Continuous Delivery service is currently only available in the U.S. South region. The Delivery Pipeline service that is part of IBM Bluemix DevOps Services, hosted at, is also still available.

More stories
May 7, 2019

We’ve Moved! The IBM Cloud Blog Has a New URL

In an effort better integrate the IBM Cloud Blog with the IBM Cloud web experience, we have migrated the blog to a new URL:

Continue reading

May 1, 2019

What’s Included in the IBM Cloud Developer Tools Version 2.2.0

I’m pleased to announce the latest version of IBM Cloud Developer Tools CLI, which contains some exciting new features.

Continue reading

April 26, 2019

Help Shape the Future of Cloud Foundry

Are you a Cloud Foundry user? If so, here's your opportunity to influence the future of Cloud Foundry with the 2019 user survey.

Continue reading