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Azure Pipelines

Continuously build, test, and deploy to any platform and cloud.

Get cloud-hosted pipelines for Linux, macOS, and Windows. Build web, desktop and mobile applications. Deploy to any cloud or on‑premises.

Automate your builds and deployments with Pipelines so you spend less time with the nuts and bolts and more time being creative.

Any language, any platform

Build, test, and deploy Node.js, Python, Java, PHP, Ruby, C/C++, .NET, Android, and iOS apps. Run in parallel on Linux, macOS, and Windows.

Containers and Kubernetes

Easily build and push images to container registries like Docker Hub and Azure Container Registry. Deploy containers to individual hosts or Kubernetes.

Extensible

Explore and implement a wide range of community-built build, test, and deployment tasks, along with hundreds of extensions from Slack to SonarCloud.

Deploy to any cloud

Implement continuous delivery (CD) of your software to any cloud, including Azure, AWS, and GCP. Visualize deployment to any number of interdependent stages.

Free for open source

Ensure fast continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipelines for every open source project. Get 10 free parallel jobs with unlimited build minutes for all open source projects.

Advanced workflows and features

Take advantage of easy build chaining and multi-phased builds. Support for YAML, test integration, release gates, reporting—and more.

GitHub user? You’re covered.

Build, test, and deploy everything you create on GitHub. Get fast, reliable builds on all platforms through deep integration with GitHub pull requests, checks, and statuses.

Build and deploy faster with Pipelines

Linux, macOS, and Windows agents—hosted by Microsoft

Simplify managing hardware and VMs by using Microsoft cloud-hosted agents. Get full CI/CD pipeline support for every major platform and tool.

Powerful workflows with native container support

Get lightning fast builds with parallel jobs and test execution. Use container jobs to create consistent and reliable builds with the exact tools you need. Create new containers with ease and push them to any registry.

Flexible deployments to Kubernetes, serverless, or VMs

Deploy to Kubernetes, VMs, Azure Functions, Azure Web Apps, or any cloud. Use stages, gates, and approvals to create a deployment strategy that’s right for you and ensures quality at every step. Even deploy from other CI systems, like Jenkins.

Comprehensive security and compliance, built in

  • Microsoft invests more than USD 1 billion annually on cybersecurity research and development.

  • We employ more than 3,500 security experts who are dedicated to data security and privacy.

  • Azure has more certifications than any other cloud provider. View the comprehensive list.

Open source projects

  • 10 Free

    10 Free

    Parallel jobs with unlimited minutes per month

Microsoft-hosted CI/CD

  • 1 Free

    1 Free

    Parallel job with up to 1,800 minutes per month

    USD 40 per each parallel job with unlimited minutes

Self-hosted CI/CD

  • 1 Free

    1 Free

    Parallel job with unlimited minutes per month

    Then USD 15 per extra parallel job

Get started with an Azure free account

1

Start free. Get USD 200 credit to use within 30 days. While you have your credit, get free amounts of many of our most popular services, plus free amounts of 55+ other services that are always free.

2

After your credit, move to pay as you go to keep building with the same free services. Pay only if you use more than your free monthly amounts.

3

After 12 months, you'll keep getting 55+ always-free services—and still pay only for what you use beyond your free monthly amounts.

How we use Azure Pipelines

See how the .NET infrastructure team at Microsoft relies on Azure Pipelines to run millions of automated tests a day for the .NET framework open source project. Learn how the team streamlined collaboration with the open source community through shared tooling and moving to a single CI system that powers all their builds for Windows, Linux, and Mac.

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