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Incremental Builds and Build Caching


The Gradle build cache significantly reduces build time by re-using outputs produced by other builds in your organization. In this training you will learn the basics and best practices to improve the performance of your builds by using the build cache. We’ll also go over the recommended architecture for setting up a cache.


2 hours


Gradle build tool users as well as Gradle Enterprise users interested in speeding up builds are encouraged to attend the training.



  1. Understand benefits and how to use Gradle Build Cache
  2. Practice with hands-on exercises to reinforce learning

Course Outline

  • Historical Background
  • Incremental Builds
  • Local Cache
  • Remote Cache
  • Next Steps