Over 50% of global enterprises will have implemented application release automation by 2020, up from less than 15% in 2017.[1] The increasing adoption of application release automation, or ARA, is due to the benefits of automating application release, including improvements in efficiency, scalability, and operational control. ARA is the automated packaging and deployment of an

In FlexDeploy 5.2.0.2, new Blueprints are added for Oracle Integration Cloud, Oracle API Platform, File Deployments, SQL Files, Oracle Service Bus, Oracle MDS, Oracle JET. FlexDeploy Blueprints help users get up and running quickly by automatically configuring FlexDeploy based on build and deploy common practices.  Blueprints use a quick-start wizard to configure source control and

Blueprints is an excellent tool to get help get started with FlexDeploy. Blueprints assist users with creating FlexDeploy projects and the associated configuration, accelerating the journey to the ultimate goal: automating the process of building and deploying software! A blueprint has the understanding of the end goal, and gathers the information necessary to auto-generate the

DOAG 2019 Takeaways The DOAG 2019 conference in Nuremburg was a big and busy event, filled with many speaking sessions, vendor exhibits, and venues for engaging with Oracle customers, partners, and members of the Oracle team. There were many similarities between this conference and regional events held elsewhere around the globe. Several differences I noticed

Struggling without DevOps For 10 years, Starkey stumbled through code deployments with a custom automation solution. It didn’t get the best results, but it was all they had. They wanted a better, more reliable, more sustainable solution, but it wasn’t a top priority. Senior developers noticed that the team wasn’t getting the results they wanted

The number of companies that are implementing, or planning to implement DevOps practices is growing, with interest in DevOps nearly doubling over the last 12 months, according to Google Trends[1]. However, as DevOps becomes more prevalent in the business landscape, organizations are discovering the gap between what they imagined DevOps would require, and the benefits

Is DevOps a Bad Idea? Countless articles and blogs boast the many benefits of automating changes and processes through DevOps. However, adopting automation and full Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery can be an intimidating transition for organizations. Some IT leaders are hesitant to pull the trigger and make the switch. Thus, arguments against DevOps arise.

With the release of FlexDeploy 5.2, we now have the ability to automate K8s Deployment Strategies as well as more native support for K8s. Because of this, we unfortunately have to say goodbye to the Helm Tab to make room for K8! This blog will require you to have a working knowledge of K8s and

We’ve all been there. An update is rolling out, all pre-flight checks are green, and yet everything falls apart after the update is released. Anyone in this position then inevitably asks the common question: “How can we avoid this?” Enter K8s Deployment Strategies. Check out the FlexDeploy integration if you already have a handle on

DOAG is only one weeks away! Are you excited for some Oracle conversations and German cuisine at DOAG? Dan Goerdt, Flexagon’s President, will be at DOAG. On Thursday, October 21st he will be giving a presentation: “DevOps for You! Cloud, FMW, DB, APEX, JET, EBS, More!” Given his expertise on the topics to be discussed