Friday, 26 December 2014

IBM UrbanCode Deploy - More into which to get your teeth stuck

In this tutorial, you create a simple application with IBM® UrbanCode Deploy. You use standard plug-ins to create a component and define an application that deploys the component to an environment.

In this tutorial, you deploy a simple web application with IBM UrbanCode Deploy. You create components, create an application that contains those components, and then deploy the components to an environment.

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Deploying (to) WebSphere Liberty

The WASDev team has a pair of articles looking at using IBM UrbanCode Deploy to deploy WebSphere Liberty to a server, and then deploying a web app to that WAS Liberty server.

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IBM UrbanCode Deploy is a tool for automating application deployments through your environments. It is designed to facilitate rapid feedback and continuous delivery in agile development while providing the audit trails, versioning and approvals needed in production.

UrbanCode Deploy provides

• Automated, consistent deployments and rollbacks of applications
• Orchestration of changes across servers, tiers and components
• Configuration and security differences across environments
• Clear visibility: what is deployed where and who changed what
• Integrated with middleware, provisioning and service virtualization

Typical Uses

• Continuous Delivery: Integrate with build and test tools to automatically deploy, test and promote new builds
• Production Deployments: Orchestrate a complex production deployments of applications and configuration
• Self-Service: Grant different teams rights to "push the go button" for different applications and environments
• Incremental Updates: Deploy only the changes components or missing incremental (patch) versions


Unknown said...

december the 26th?
I'm looking at uc as well, and trying to decide if we should be using it or going native with chef?

In the old days it wouldn't be a question at all, but after investing a few years in rafw, I'm hesitant to get bitten again

Dave Hay said...

I never got the time to look into RAFW properly, but there's definitely a lot of x-brand momentum around UCD at present. Cheers, Dave

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