Automation

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

On July 18th, 2019, Dan Goerdt presented a webinar on using continuous integration and continuous delivery for Oracle APEX and related technology, like ORDS, SODA, and Database. If you missed it, it is now available on-demand! You can watch it here. *WARNING: Spoilers ahead!* The FlexDeploy APEX plugin gives you the power to automate the

This is the third article in our series on what makes FlexDeploy a perfect fit for Oracle E-Business Suite users. In this blog article I will walk through the core components of FlexDeploy, which enable the basics of build and deployment automation. I will demonstrate how to build and deploy Oracle E-Business Suite customizations across

This blog is the third 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