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Quick Deployer 2.0 is available and now supports deployment to Windows - IBM Quick Deployer is installation and deployment automation for IBM’s Collaborative Lifecycle Management (CLM) and IoT Continuous Engineering (CE) Solutions 6.0.4, 6.0.3, 6.0.2, 6.0.1 and CLM 6.0 using UrbanCode Deploy (UCD). IBM Quick Deployer version 2.0 is now available, free to download and use from Jazz.net under a “Non-warranted Program” license. [Read more...]
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The cloud is everywhere, and it drastically changes the way information is stored and shared. Cloud computing forces organizations to apply new business models, and teams have to re-invent the way they develop and deliver applications. In this article, Jean-Louis Marechaux presents ten reasons why you should consider IBM Bluemix if you plan to create and deploy cloud applications. With extensive support for mobile and web applications, Bluemix provides all the services you need to your develop your next brilliant idea.
Bluemix is the IBM platform-as-service (PaaS) that combines the strength of IBM software, third-party and open technologies. Bluemix provides DevOps in the cloud -- an open, integrated development experience that scales. If you have heard about Bluemix capabilities, you may already feel that it would benefit your organization. But if you are not sure why, here is a list of reasons to consider Bluemix for your next application:
1. Cloud is mainstream
2. Microservices architecture
3. Catalog of reusable services
4. Alignment with the IBM DevOps approach
5. Comprehensive collaborative environment
6. Support for hybrid cloud strategy
7. Flexibility for development teams
8. Polyglot programming
9. Prototype apps in minutes
10. Easy deployment
Want deeper details on each reason and a bonus for starting to use the service? Read the full article here
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From the IBM Redbooks' 5 Things blog, Moisés Domínguez García outlines 5 Things to know about code development.
From high-level coding concept to code delivery, Moisés tackles the complete paradigm and golden rules. Read more to get the outline view and bullet points, and then find further detailed information in the IBM Redbooks publ
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As seen on the Jazz.net blog: A DevOps transformation
Mario Maldari and Albert Tabachnik take you through the journey of a system test organization in transforming itself into a continuous delivery, DevOps model. In a DevOps Continuous Engineering environment, with accelerated timescales, it is ever more important to focus testing efforts on those features and platforms that are most critical to your customers. The Collaborative Lifecycle Management (CLM) system test organization challenged itself to transform to meet the demands of our business and our clients. We started off by analyzing our time investment, and shifting our focus to areas that needed greater investment. We optimized and standardized on a set of “Golden Topologies” that represent a core set of topologies used by our customers. We invested in our automated deployments, effectively streamlining our server setup and deploy process. We moved to a “solution test” model and streamlined our resources and test scenarios. Once the foundation of our transformation was laid down, we began automating our scenarios and running them daily in the pipeline, while allowing testers to focus on other areas. Overall, our transformation has allowed us to better react to how our development teams operate, as well as align our testing with how our customers deploy and use our solution...