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Security is an essential aspect in today’s development life cycle. Unfortunately, application security has usually been an afterthought, but not anymore. By adopting the philosophy of DevSecOps you can automate these security tasks and ensure fast and safe code delivery. Security protocols that are part of the development process allow development teams to take advantage

Consider for a moment all the long-term, successful software companies. What variable is constant among all them that aided their success? Arguably, code quality is a key ingredient. Code quality can convert into how valuable and viable your code is: top notch code can be re-utilized and re-developed. Allowing low quality code to accumulate, often

Flexagon has released a new version of FlexDeploy which is packed full of new features, plugins, usability, and productivity improvements. Whether you’re a developer, administrator, release manager, or any role within the software delivery lifecycle, you will see benefits from FlexDeploy 5.3.  FlexDeploy is all about applying DevOps, CI/CD, and Release Orchestration processes and automation

Today, companies strive to keep up with the ever-changing business environment and the constantly increasing expectations to delivery faster and with better quality. Since the modern world is digital, IT is at the forefront of these challenges. Businesses of all size and across all industries struggle with too many manual processes, unruly scripts, and a

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