Glossary of definitions

Code Review (CR)

A process of reviewing Pull Requests to enable collaboration between team members, improves code quality/stability through creation of alternative solutions to problems, increase transparency through proof of work, increases team awareness by involvement, and improves business continuity through knowledge transfer.


Amazon CodeBuild is a fully managed build service that compiles source code, runs tests, and produces software packages that are ready to deploy. With CodeBuild, you don’t need to provision, manage, and scale your own build servers.


Codefresh is CI/CD as a service, built for containers with native support for Docker, Kubernetes and Helm.

Continuous Delivery (CD)

A process in which immutable code artifacts (E.g. packages, rpms, images, etc) are shipped to permanent storage and optionally deployed to an environment such as staging or production. This process is usually associated with “Continuous Deployment” or “Automated Deployment”

Continuous Integration (CI)

A process in which code is automatically checked out from version control (e.g. git) and submitted to a battery of automated tests to ensure that the recent changes will not have adverse effects on the code base and product stability.