What is IBM UrbanCode Deploy?

IBM UrbanCode® Deploy is an application-release solution that combines continuous delivery and deployment automation with robust visibility, traceability and auditing capabilities.

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IBM and the CDRA and DevOps market

The IBM vision and strategy for the overall CDRA and DevOps market remains among the strongest in this Forrester Wave report. Find out why IBM is named a leader according to The Forrester Wave™: Continuous Delivery And Release Automation, Q2 2020 report.

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What UrbanCode Deploy can help you do

Achieve continuous delivery

Increase frequency of software delivery through automated, repeatable deployment processes across development, testing and production.

Manage complexity

Simplify the deployment of multichannel applications to all environments, whether on premises or in the cloud, with consistency and repeatability.

Scale reliably

Use a single centralized server to manage tens of thousands of endpoints to any number of clouds, data centers or mainframes.

Key features

Integrations that replace custom scripting

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Make processes more robust and easier to design by using tested integrations with dozens of tools and technologies, including Jira, Jenkins, Kubernetes, Microsoft, ServiceNow and IBM WebSphere®.

Scalable distributed automation

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Meet enterprise requirements with an architecture designed to scale — high availability, horizontal scalability and tight security.

Provision cloud environments on-demand

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Accelerate application deployment and testing by enabling the design and provision of new environments in the cloud.

Support for IBM Z Systems®

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Reduce the time it takes to deploy applications to the mainframe.

Visual deployment modeling

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Model cloud environments in a simple graphical editor to deploy your applications to public, private and hybrid clouds.

Track what is where with visibility into your applications, environments and configurations.

Quality gates and approvals

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Ensure that only application component versions that meet quality criteria are promoted across test environments in route to production.

Coordination of multicontainer deployments

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Employ industry-leading release automation capabilities for the container world.

Move to the cloud faster

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Available as a container and certified to work with Red Hat® OpenShift® and the IBM Cloud Pak® for Applications.

Product Integrations

Jenkins Pipeline

Install this plug-in into the Jenkins server that includes functions to interact with UrbanCode Deploy components and deployments.

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Install this plug-in to gain the ability to interact with Kubernetes resources within UrbanCode Deploy.

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Manually or automatically import new versions from Git. You have the option to deploy them immediately.

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IBM WebSphere Application Server

Starting with IBM WebSphere Application Server V14, configure a plug-in for UrbanCode Deploy. You can use JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) files to manage your WebSphere Application Server configuration.

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IBM CICS® Transaction Server for z/OS®

Provides scalable, general-purpose, transaction processing solutions for high-volume updates to shared data.

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Jira, SeviceNow and hundreds more

Make deployment processes robust and easier to design by using tested integrations with IBM, open source, and third-party tools and technologies.

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Case study: Daimler Trucks North America

To manage application delivery, speed up application deployment and improve quality and control, Daimler Trucks NA put application developers in the driver’s seat by using a DevOps model and UrbanCode Deploy software.

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QBE Insurance Group

Deploying integrated, end-to-end development environments in less than two hours through automation

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IBM Tools as a Service

Scaling DevOps tools to support an agile enterprise

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Aiming to bring faster development and testing to its mainframe environment without sacrificing stability and scalability

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Get hands-on experience with UrbanCode continuous delivery tools as you deploy StockTrader, a Java microservices application, into an IBM Cloud® Private cluster.