Continuous Delivery

The software delivery lifecycle consists of the build, deploy, test and release processes. Automating each step supports the eventual goal of successful, mature, functioning DevOps: with continuous integration of software, and continuous delivery of releases. Continuous delivery means that all changes to code are built, tested, and pushed to the next stage or environment, whether

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

DevOps is a transformational way of thinking about software development, converting a slow, cumbersome, long-term process to an agile, nimble, responsive one. As DevOps is adopted and accepted worldwide, language and terms specific to DevOps are being used more as well. However, for people new to DevOps – and even those that are familiar with

DevOps has generated an entirely new language of terms used to describe specific ideas, processes and situations. These terms can be confusing, particularly when they are as similar as ‘continuous integration’ and ‘continuous delivery.’ So, what’s the difference between the two, and how do you leverage each to achieve your overall business goals? What is

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On September 12th, 2019, Dan Goerdt presented a webinar on the basics of DevOps. If you missed the live event, it is now available on-demand! You can watch it here. Here is a very brief overview… Businesses face immense challenges today with software delivery. Issues involve cost, speed, and quality, as many deployments can be

On August 22nd, 2019, Dan Goerdt presented a webinar on using continuous integration and continuous delivery for Oracle Integration Cloud and Oracle API Platform. If you missed the live event, it is now available on-demand! You can watch it here. *WARNING: Spoilers ahead!* Deploying integrations and APIs from one instance to another is a manual

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 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