Understanding the Concept of Stages, Actions and Artifacts

Understand the key terminologies and concepts of AWS CodePipeline.

We must understand the core concepts and terminologies to gain maximum benefit in creating the release pipeline using AWS CodePipeline. Let’s start with an analogy by comparing it with the Linux pipe command.

An analogy to understand AWS CodePipeline

Two or more Linux commands can be combined using a pipe | symbol. In such cases, the output of one command acts as an input to the subsequent command. For example, the following Linux command reads the file named file.txt, sorts it in ascending order, eliminates duplicate lines, and prints the output to the console. The pipe symbol feeds the output from one command to the following command.

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