What Is Continuous Delivery (CD)? Understand In 200 Words


October 26, 2019


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CD, continuous delivery often contrasts with continuous deployment – both aim to automate the deployment process of software.

CD is one of the key practices of DevOps.

CD is a software release approach where teams release software in short cycles, frequently. It enables building, testing, and releasing of software quickly and efficiently, encouraging ‘continuous change’ and feedback-driven culture.

It’s changing the traditional, time-taking method of releasing software and fosters agility and quality as important benchmarks.

Best CD Tools:

  • TeamCity
  • Octopus Deploy
  • CodeShip
  • Ansible
  • AWA CodeDeploy
  • GitLab
  • VSTS



  • Faster time-to-market
  • Customer-centric, feedback-driven changes in the product
  • Improved performance and quality
  • Increased customer satisfaction
  • Improved team collaboration
  • Easier, faster issue tracking and fixing

It can be achieved by setting up a CI/CD pipeline that includes integration, build automation, test automation, and continuous deployments.

Disadvantages of CD:

  • Lack of skills and culture
  • Lack of test automation and appropriate skills
  • Different environments can cause unwanted troubles

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