Application Release Automation

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.

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

This blog is the sixth, and last, in the FlexDeploy Loves OIC blog series FlexDeploy Loves OIC: Series Overview FlexDeploy Loves OIC: Manage integrations with connections FlexDeploy Loves OIC: Manage connection property replacement FlexDeploy Loves OIC: Continuous Integration FlexDeploy Loves OIC: Automated testing FlexDeploy Loves OIC: Continuous Delivery with pipelines/releases FlexDeploy Loves OIC: Manage connections,

This blog is the fifth in the FlexDeploy Loves OIC blog series, stay tuned for subsequent entries in the series. FlexDeploy Loves OIC: Series Overview FlexDeploy Loves OIC: Manage integrations with connections FlexDeploy Loves OIC: Manage connection property replacement FlexDeploy Loves OIC: Continuous Integration FlexDeploy Loves OIC: Automated testing FlexDeploy Loves OIC: Continuous Delivery with

Automation is a major theme in IT, especially when it comes to DevOps culture and CI/CD methodologies. Automation can greatly reduce the stress and manual tasks involved in enhancing software or developing new functionality. With application release automation tools, processes that previously required long hours, and resulted in ongoing frustrations with manual steps and scripts,

Oracle Integration Cloud (OIC) is an exciting new platform for performing integrations for on-premise and cloud applications.  FlexDeploy is a DevOps platform for CI/CD and Release Automation which supports OIC out of box.  FlexDeploy strives to provide unmatched support for many commercial tools across a wide variety of technologies, such as: database, middleware, OIC, E-Business Suite,

The transition to DevOps doesn’t happen overnight. It takes time for companies to adopt DevOps practices throughout their organization and integrate new tools. DevOps tools like release management need to work with your current systems, fitting into your IT ecosystem to improve processes and business outcomes. DevOps release management tools can be both incredibly beneficial

Many organizations have invested in Maven, Ant and other tools to automate build and test executions. FlexDeploy supports native integration to perform Build and Execute Tests, but it also allows for taking advantage of existing investments in Maven, Ant, etc. In this blog post, I will talk about how to pull in JUnit Test Results

Flexagon is excited to announce the release of FlexDeploy 4.5 today! This release is packed with new and exciting features. Here are a few: Advanced Pipeline & Release Automation – manage releases as a collection of project builds running through a pipeline. Each pipeline stage defines the gates and steps that orchestrate and automate changes across your

Automating IT infrastructure provisioning and other aspects of application development isn’t new to anyone. While many companies understand the importance, many are immature with respect to their approach to standardizing the orchestration and automation of the build, deploy, and release lifecycle. DevOps and Application Release Automation (ARA) are driving significant focus on improving collaboration and