Automation

When evaluating DevOps solutions, you look for certain functions and features knowing they will result in a variety of benefits. These benefits may include fewer mundane and repetitive tasks, less frequent outages, lower labor costs, and increased competitiveness from a faster time to market. However, there are numerous other benefits that you’ll discover and lessons

Flexagon has released a new version of FlexDeploy which includes new features and new and enhanced plugins, along with plenty of usability and productivity improvements. The benefits of FlexDeploy 5.4 will impact everyone participating in the lifecycle for developing, delivering, and maintaining technology solutions. This includes developers, administrators, release managers, quality assurance, full-stack DevOps, or

Ready to automate your pesky manual tasks? Looking to release more frequently and decrease your time to market? Interested in saving money in your IT department? If you answered yes to any (or all) of these, a Continuous Delivery and Release Automation (CDRA) platform might be the next step for you! The next challenge is

Still Working from Home We are all impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic that has caused many businesses to move its employees to a working-at-home format. Even when this subsides and stay-at-home orders are lifted, many employees will remain remote. Gartner surveyed 317 CFOs and Finance leaders and found that “74% will move to at least

There are copious resources and information on Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD), including definitions, best practices, and how-to guides. Additionally, there are a plethora of CI/CD tools marketed every day. But why do we really need CI and CD? Let’s start with some basic information… What is Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery? There

In Part I of this series, we saw the value in adding webhooks for managing builds at the project level. In this blog article, we will examine a thorough example for managing releases based on Jira and Bitbucket events. By the end, Jira webhooks will be configured to manage release life cycle and packages in

Does your current development process involve constantly going back and forth updating statuses between applications? Do your developers have to initiate a build after they make changes, or wait until source control is polled for the build to initiate? Do you feel like you are manually configuring many parts of your release as changes are

Release orchestration is the process of coordinating the tasks related to deploying software updates across environments and into the hands of end users – improving planning, tracking and communication throughout the software release cycle across different teams, departments and technologies. The more complex the process, the more impact release orchestration can have. Benefits of release

Oracle OpenWorld Europe: London 2020 OOW London was a whirlwind of exciting innovation and ground-breaking technology! Here are some key takeaways from the event… Cloud, Cloud, Cloud! Oracle, Partners, and Customers were talking cloud IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS throughout the week. It was nice to hear a combination of customer panels, partner journeys, and various

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