In this previous blog entry we discussed FlexDeploy integration with external credential stores. Now let’s explore specifics of integration with CyberArk AAM. FlexDeploy provides two out of box options for integration with CyberArk AAM: Command line option with Agent and HTTP call to AIM webservice. Here are high level integration steps for either type of

Once an industry term becomes popular, particularly in technology, it can be difficult to get an accurate definition. Everyone assumes that the basics are common knowledge and moves on. However, if your company has been discussing DevOps, or if you are interested in learning more about it, here are some basics you should know. What

Merry Microservices and Happy Containers to All! Every business is competing in an environment that is constantly changing. To keep up with the increasing customer demands for speed and quality while controlling costs, IT leaders are adopting DevOps, CI/CD, and release automation. Deployment strategies are one way to release changes faster, eliminate downtime, and reduce

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

Manual Data Fixes? Do you have a DevOps solution in place for your applications, integrations, and databases, but find yourself managing “data fixes” for your ERP manually? This is often the case because data is the life-blood for companies and must be protected from corruption. I have seen several different variations, but the process generally