Continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) are increasingly popular DevOps practices where code changes are frequently committed to a source control management (SCM), and automatically built, tested and submitted to a release pipeline for deployment.

The initial stage of the release pipeline will deploy the changes to a development environment where it can be tested. Upon successful completion of the test, the changes will be propagated through a sequence of environments based on environment entry criteria.

Over the course of an upcoming blog series I’ll show how these concepts, along with release automation are implemented within FlexDeploy, breaking down the details for SOA, MDS, OSB, and WebLogic Resource Management. The following blogs are part of the overall Oracle Fusion Middleware series.

If you’re interested in getting a preview, check out this webinar recording. You will get a deep dive of FlexDeploy’s support for the SOA Suite, WebLogic resources, and the Oracle Integration Cloud.

Want to try FlexDeploy for yourself or follow along with this blog series? Our FlexDeploy Demo Labs provide a preconfigured, friction-free environment in the cloud for you to try FlexDeploy with no set up, installation, or configuration. Follow along a step-by-step guide to get a feel for how FlexDeploy brings automation, visibility, and control.

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Dan Reynebeau

I have been working with Oracle and IBM integration technologies, along with custom development, for over 20 years providing solutions to the customer. While working with the different platforms, I have developed deployment scripts along with utilizing 3rd party deployment products to automate the deployment process. As a Principal architect at Flexagon I work with customers to enable DevOps/CI solutions using FlexDeploy, as well as primary development of FlexDeploy.

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4 Comments

  • Sudhakar Verma says:

    Hi ,
    I am trying to build the SOA composite but getting below error.

    StepId: 2
    Error Code: FDSV-00454
    Error Detail: FDSV-00454: Endpoint Call Failed.
    flexagon.fd.core.exceptions.FlexRemotePluginException: java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: org/apache/tools/ant/BuildListener

  • Sudhakar Verma says:

    Thanks Dan for the quick response, i am applying the suggestion provided by you. Quick question from my side is, While building the SOA composite , it looks like SOA composite code needs to be on the SOA server endpoint.

    • Dan Reynebeau says:

      Yes, all code needs to be available on the end point for the build. The GIT plugin will handle the retrieval of the respective code and then the SOA plugin knows where the extracted code resides and build it with no manual intervention. Once the composite is built, the SAR file will be returned to FlexDeploy and the repository as an artifact that can be used for the deployment.

      Dan

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