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October 25, 2023
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Migration Made Easy - Automatically Migrate From Drone To Harness CI


Changing CI providers is often a challenging and tedious task. To make it simpler, we've created the Harness Continuous Integration (CI) Migration Utility. It's a free, open-source tool that makes it easier for users to move their CI pipelines from various CI providers such as GitLab, CircleCI, GitHub Actions, and Bitbucket to Harness.

For those using Drone, our migration utility does more than just convert their pipelines. It also imports everything from your Drone server to the Harness platform, automating the vast majority of the migration work, saving a good amount of time and effort.

Watch It In Action

In this short demo, we'll demonstrate how to utilize the Harness CI Migration Utility to swiftly export Drone configuration and pipelines, and import them into Harness. This process automatically sets up in Harness the respective projects , pipelines, webhooks and triggers, enabling users to start building with Harness CI right away. 

Why Harness CI is Your Ideal Choice?

Harness CI, powered by Harness Modern Software Delivery Platform, provides a comprehensive solution designed to accelerate builds and streamline the development workflow, freeing up developers to spend more time to focus on what they do best - coding.

Harness can effortlessly scale to meet the needs of the largest organizations, while empowering developers with the autonomy they need to ship high quality software quickly, efficiently, reliably, and securely.

Below you can find a list of the key capabilities and benefits you'll experience when using Harness CI:

Speed and Cost Efficiency with Harness CI

  • Cache Intelligence: Reduce build time with 1-click automatic caching of dependencies and Docker layers.
  • Test Intelligence: Smartly run only the tests related to your code changes, reducing test cycle time by up to 80%.
  • Superior cloud build machines that are optimized for speed with no noisy neighbors to slow you down. 

Ensuring Security & Compliance with Harness CI

  • Secure cloud build machines: get isolated build machines with with Harness no-share infrastructure for maximum security and keep your code safe
  • Extensibility Through Plugins - Safely - Tap into the collective wisdom of community plugins by leveraging Drone Plugins, Github Actions and Bitrise Steps actively in your CI Pipelines. With OPA-based policies in place, you can establish guardrails while still allowing developers the freedom to use their favorite integrations.
  • Top-Notch Governance and Compliance - Harness provides robust, enterprise-grade governance for your CI/CD processes. With OPA-based policies, you can centrally enforce quality and security standards across all pipelines. Additionally, platform features such as Templates, Secrets Management, granular RBAC, Approvals, Notifications, and Audit Trails ensure a CI/CD process that's secure, compliant, and efficient - perfectly tailored to your organization's needs. Read more about Harness Platform
  • Shift-Left Security - Seamlessly integrate security scanners and orchestrate tests anywhere across your build pipelines. Enable developers to rapidly remediate vulnerabilities through intelligent prioritization and deduplication with Security Testing Orchestration .
  • Achieve SLSA L2 Compliance by leveraging Harness Software Supply Chain Assurance (SSCA). Harness will automatically generate SBOM (software bill of materials) and SBOM attestations to ensure artifacts integrity. View SLSA L2 requirements.

Boosting Productivity with Harness CI

  • Simplify troubleshooting with Harness AIDA™, Harness AI Development Assistant, which offers a range of capabilities to enhance the developer experience. This includes swift analysis of build and deployment failures along with actionable remediation suggestions, thereby boosting efficiency and reducing the time required to resolve such issues.
  • Increase Collaboration and Standardization with granular centralized templates. Capture best practices and onboard team members and projects easily.
  • Declutter your DevOps Toolbox consolidating your entire software development lifecycle (SDLC) under the Harness umbrella to streamline your Build, Deployment, Release and Security processes.
  • Comprehensive Dashboards and Reporting - Harness offers detailed insights such as DORA metrics across builds, security issues, test outcomes, deployments, and more, so you can easily spot obstacles for faster software delivery. Plus, you can create customized dashboards tailored to your unique requirements.

Join the Open-Source Journey

In the spirit of collaborative innovation, we're making the Harness CI Migration Utility available as an open-source Git project. We invite developers worldwide to contribute to its development and enhancement, furthering our mission to streamline DevOps processes and eliminate developer toil.

Get Started with Harness CI

Sign up for Harness CI today, and enjoy 2,000 free monthly credits for builds and tests on Harness Cloud. Request a demo to understand how our CI/CD pipeline can revolutionize your software development process.

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