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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

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

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.

Continuous integration, or CI, is the practice of integrating code from multiple developers into a central location frequently, ideally several times per day or any time a developer commits a change. Each check-in is then verified by an automated build, allowing teams to detect problems early. This represents a change from the traditional build process

CloudBees recently announced the acquisition of Electric Cloud, combining the product capabilities of two well-known players in the CI/CD and Application Release Automation/Application Release Orchestration (ARA/ARO) space. This article provides a summary of the acquisition and guidance on what this means to businesses as they establish and mature their processes, enabling technology in support of

Oracle JET Made Easy Developing new enterprise applications? Building JavaScript based user interfaces that need deployment? Then Flexagon’s new Oracle JET Plugin (FlexDeploy 5.1.0.3)  may be for you. With the evolution of technology, companies such as Oracle and Flexagon have been transitioning to the cloud. The move to the cloud has emphasized the use of

Ansible is an open-source automation tool that provides a simple way to automate applications and IT infrastructure. It allows you to manage configurations, deploy applications, start and stop middleware, and much more. Ansible works by running modules on remote hosts. In order to run these modules, you can execute them on the command line or

Enterprises are adopting DevOps, Continuous Integration, and Continuous Delivery at an increasing pace. Why?  It allows them to create and improve software solutions (aka products) at a faster pace than traditional software development methods. DevOps, CI/CD, and Release Automation have proven to increase the speed, efficiency and quality of software delivery as well as improving