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September 15, 2022
Users can now use Cloud Build's GitHub Issues notifier to create issues in their GitHub repository in response to build events. The GitHub Issues notifier is available as an experimental release. To learn more, see Configuring GitHub Issue notifications.
September 13, 2022
Users can now use Cloud Console to configure a trigger to send build logs to GitHub or GitHub Enterprise. For more information, see Building repositories from GitHub and Building repositories from GitHub Enterprise.
gcloud support for manual triggers is now available. To learn more, see Manually build code in source repositories.
September 12, 2022
Cloud Build now supports Supply chain Levels for Software Artifacts (SLSA) level 3 assurance. Taking steps to reach SLSA level 3 can help you protect your build pipeline. To learn more, see Viewing build provenance.
September 09, 2022
The Cloud Build script field is now generally available. This allows users to specify build steps using their scripting language of choice rather than as arguments to Docker. To learn more, see Running bash scripts.
July 12, 2022
gcr.io/cloud-builders/docker builder has been upgraded to Docker client version 20.10.14. For instructions on using this builder with the Docker client versions, see Interacting with Docker Hub images.
June 27, 2022
May 23, 2022
Users can now receive build status notifications in Google Chat via a Google Chat notifier. The Google Chat notifier is available as an experimental release. To learn more, see Configuring Google Chat notifications.
May 17, 2022
Users can view build logs directly in GitHub or GitHub Enterprise without logging into Cloud Build. For more information, see Building repositories from GitHub and Building repositories from GitHub Enterprise. This feature is generally available.
May 10, 2022
You can now use Cloud Build attestors to secure your image deployments. To learn how to set up gated deployments, see Securing image deployments to Cloud Run and Google Kubernetes Engine. To learn how to view build integrity records, see Viewing build provenance. This feature is generally available.
May 05, 2022
Cloud Build now supports a
script field, which allows users to specify shell scripts to execute in a build step. This feature is available as a preview release. To learn more, see Using the script field.
April 15, 2022
March 02, 2022
The operating system of the machine that Cloud Build uses to run builds has been upgraded to Debian 11. This results in faster build start up time when you run builds on:
February 18, 2022
The organization policy for integrations with services such as GitHub is now generally available. Users can now apply the policy to control triggered builds from external services, such as GitHub. To learn more, see Limiting builds triggered from external services.
February 14, 2022
February 07, 2022
Cloud Build's Bitbucket Server and Bitbucket Data Center integration is now generally available. Users can build repositories from Bitbucket Server and Bitbucket Data Center, including on-premises instances. For more information, see Building repositories from Bitbucket Server and Building repositories from Bitbucket Data Center.
October 12, 2021
Build integrity features in preview let you secure deployments by requiring that images are built by Cloud Build. To set up your build verification policy, see Using binary authorization to control image deployment. To learn how to view build integrity records, see Viewing build provenance.
September 07, 2021
September 01, 2021
VPC Service Controls support for build triggers is now available in the preview release stage. This feature enables users to use build triggers in projects in the VPC Service Controls perimeter. For instructions, see Using VPC Service Controls.
August 18, 2021
Cloud Build approvals are now generally available, allowing users to configure triggers that only execute a build when granted approval by a set of users. To learn how to create a trigger gated by approval, see Creating and managing triggers. To learn how to approve a build, see Approving builds.
August 09, 2021
GitHub Enterprise triggers are now generally available. Users can build repositories from GitHub Enterprise, including on-premises instances. For more information, see Creating GitHub Enterprise triggers.
August 05, 2021
July 27, 2021
Cloud Build private pools are now generally available. Private pools offer regionalization and greater customization over the build environment, including the ability to access resources in a private network with support for VPC Service Controls. For more information, see Private pools overview.
May 20, 2021
Upgraded to Docker server version 20.10.6.
April 27, 2021
March 10, 2021
February 10, 2021
Users can now create triggers that execute builds in response to webhook events, including events from external source code management services. This feature is available as a preview release. To learn more, see Creating webhook triggers and Building repositories hosted on Bitbucket Server.
February 03, 2021
You can now configure Cloud Build to access secrets from Secret Manager via environment variables.
January 15, 2021
Regionalized builds from Cloud Functions are now visible in the Cloud Build History UI. To learn more, see Viewing build results.
January 11, 2021
Users can now specify their own service accounts for Cloud Build to run builds. For more information, see User-specified service accounts.
December 15, 2020
Cloud Build Service Level Agreement (SLA) has been published with a Monthly Uptime Percentage of at least 99.95%.
Users can now create manual triggers to run builds at a specified time. To learn more about how to schedule your builds, see Scheduling builds.
November 19, 2020
Users can now transfer Cloud Build metrics to BigQuery through the BigQuery notifier, a new open-source notifier.
November 11, 2020
Manual triggers are now generally available. You can create triggers and invoke triggers manually through the Cloud Console. To learn how to create and run manual triggers, see Creating manual triggers.
November 09, 2020
Cloud Build allows you to specify git operations in your build configuration file and run your file using the git repository cloned onto your workspace. The cloned repository cannot exceed 500 MB.
November 04, 2020
Users can now build containers without a Dockerfile or a Cloud Build config file using Cloud Native Buildpacks.
August 17, 2020
The Cloud Build GitHub App now allows users to view triggers by name on GitHub, including in pull requests. Note that required status checks may need to be updated on GitHub after enabling this feature.
June 30, 2020
June 22, 2020
Bash-style string operations and payload bindings are now generally available. Cloud Build's substitution variables can now refer to other substitution variables, manipulate them using bash-style string operations, and pull information from a trigger event payload. To learn more, see Using bash-style string operations and payload bindings in substitutions.
June 12, 2020
Upgraded to Docker server version 19.03.8.
March 12, 2020
February 06, 2020
GitHub App triggers is now Generally Available.
January 30, 2020
The Build history page and Build details page in the Google Cloud Platform Console are updated.
December 13, 2019
Closing pull requests will now cancel running builds in pull requests associated with GitHub App triggers.
September 26, 2019
Users can now create build triggers to start builds on GitHub pull requests.
GitHub App trigger results are posted to GitHub via the GitHub Checks API.
August 29, 2019
Added a new Cloud Build Settings page in the GCP Console for managing service account permissions.
CI/CD developer hub is now available.
July 12, 2019
Exposed the quota for concurrent builds in the GCP Console Quotas page.
This also allows projects to lower the number of concurrent builds that can be run at one time, or request a higher limit from the GCP Console.
June 27, 2019
Environment variables can now be defined globally for all build steps in a build.
June 20, 2019
Cloud Build now provides Customer-Managed Encryption Keys (CMEK) compliance.
June 19, 2019
gke-deploy builder is now available.
May 27, 2019
Build triggers with inverted regex can now be run in specified branches.
May 20, 2019
Upgraded to Docker server version 18.09.3.
March 08, 2019
Users interested in Cloud Build Alpha features can join the Alpha Features group.
February 12, 2019
Repository to project mapping is now available in the Google Cloud Build GitHub app.
January 09, 2019
Upgraded to Docker version 18.09.0.
October 18, 2018
Upgraded to Docker version 18.06.1.
July 24, 2018
- Container Builder is now named Cloud Build.
- Added a new top-level menu for Cloud Build in the GCP Console.
gcloudcommands for Cloud Build are updated to
gcloud builds ....
- Added support for storing non-container artifacts to a Cloud Storage bucket.
- Added support for providing filepath filters to trigger a build only on changes to the specified files or subdirectories.
- Added a new Google Cloud Build GitHub app.
March 06, 2018
Upgraded to Docker version 17.12.0.
February 28, 2018
Cloud Build provides
status for build steps.
January 10, 2018
Added support for
November 02, 2017
Community-contributed build steps released.
October 28, 2017
Cloud Build plugin for Jenkins is now available.
October 25, 2017
- Lowered per-minute pricing for the default n1-standard-1 machine from $0.0034 to $0.003.
- Added two new machine types with 8 CPU and 32 CPU.
- Added an option to select a custom disk size.
For more information, see the Pricing documentation.
October 10, 2017
Builds are not triggered if the commit message includes
[skip ci] or
August 28, 2017
Upgraded to Docker version 17.06.1.
August 23, 2017
secrets and build steps accept
secretEnv to specify environment variables with values that have been encrypted using Cloud KMS.
August 03, 2017
Build steps accept
volumes to persist specified paths across build steps.
July 26, 2017
cloud-build-local, a tool for running builds locally, is available. You can install the tool using
gcloud components install cloud-build-local.
To learn more, see Running builds locally.
July 18, 2017
gradle is now a supported build step.
July 10, 2017
homevol mounted across build steps as
June 15, 2017
kubectl is now supported build step.
June 07, 2017
Expanded builder service account permissions to empower end-user and IAM-based control over builder robot permissions, thereby
gcloud app deploy,
kubectl, and other permissioned APIs to be
called as part of a build.
May 27, 2017
Upgraded to Docker version 17.05.
March 06, 2017
General availability of user interface in Google Cloud Platform Console, including build history menu.
Beta release of build triggers.
January 23, 2017
Upgraded to Docker version 1.12.6.
December 15, 2016
General availability of Cloud Build API.
Supported build steps released.
November 23, 2016
General availability of Cloud SDK CLI to Cloud Build.
November 02, 2016
Beta release of Cloud SDK CLI to Cloud Build.
August 22, 2016
Upgraded to Docker version 1.9.1.
July 20, 2016
Alpha release of Cloud SDK CLI to Cloud Build.
January 14, 2016
Beta release of Cloud Build.