Change in Azure Pipelines Grant for Public Projects
To address this situation, we are making some changes – effective immediately:
- New public projects created in Azure DevOps will no longer get a free grant of concurrent pipelines. As a result, you won’t be able to run pipelines when you create a new public project.
- If you are a maintainer of an open-source project, you are likely already using a GitHub repository to manage your source code. So, we strongly recommend using GitHub Actions for your CI needs. This provides a more integrated experience with your repositories.
- If you still decide to use Azure Pipelines, then we are working on a process to support your needs. Please stay tuned while we finalize this process. We will post an update in this blog as well as in our documentation, once we have it ready for you.
- This change does not impact our existing open-source or public project users. It only impacts new projects that you create in new Azure DevOps organizations.
We are sorry for the inconvenience this will introduce for open source customers wishing to use Azure Pipelines for CI/CD. Unfortunately, we believe that this is necessary for us to continue providing a high level of service to all our customers.
We now have an updated process for you to request the free grant of parallel jobs in Azure Pipelines. Please send an email to email@example.com and provide the following details:
- Your name
- Azure DevOps organization for which you are requesting the free grant
- Links to the repositories that you plan to build
- Brief description of your project
We will review your request and respond within a few days.