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2017

UrbanCode Deploy

6.2.7.0.ifix01

  • Additional Token and User Permission Options
  • Optional Manual Task Notifications
  • Increased Audit Logging Detail
  • Full z/OS Component Versions
  • Greater Terraform Support
  • Plug-ins Atom Feed
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UrbanCode Release

6.2.2.1

  • Performance Improvements
  • RFEs & Bug Fixes
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UrbanCode Deploy

Auto-Discovery with WebLogic

The Oracle WebLogic WLDeploy plugin provides the ability to automatically discover a WebLogic installation on an agent, and subsequently provision the environment in IBM UrbanCode Deploy. The plugin’s auto-configuration step will create resources for each domain, cluster, and server found in a WebLogic installation. This post will discuss the process for allowing your WebLogic topology

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UrbanCode Release

6.2.2.0

  • New Installation Manager
  • Improved performance
  • Official Support for Beta Features
  • RFEs and Bug fixes
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UrbanCode Deploy

6.2.6.1

  • Recommended fixes for UrbanCode Deploy 6.2.6.1
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Events and News

Continuous Delivery: It’s still dependency management

Patrick Debois had a quick tweet last week that cut to the core of a huge shift we’ve been undergoing for the past few years:   Serverless are like Libraries : dependencies – Can’t wait to see the Maven equivalent of that 😀 — patrickdebois (@patrickdebois) October 20, 2017 While Serverless is at an extreme

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UrbanCode Release

6.2.1.3 ifix 30

  • Fix task status reverting bug
  • Improved performance of rendering the Deployment Execution page
  • New ‘Incremental Segment Rendering’ Feature Flag will only render segments on the deployment plan and execution page when they are scrolled into view, significantly improving the time it takes to initially load the page.
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UrbanCode Deploy

Scheduling Live Comparison of WebSphere Configuration and Sending Results using IBM UrbanCode Deploy

Why is this process needed? Company Alpha has a number of applications Deployed in WebSphere. They manage their WebSphere configuration as code using IBM UrbanCode Deploy (UCD). This allows Company Alpha to version their WebSphere configuration and deploy it to multiple environments, ensuring the configuration always matches their expectations. But what if someone alters the

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UrbanCode Build

6.1.3.1

  • Product Enhancements
  • Updated Integrations
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UrbanCode Release

6.2.1.3 ifix 28

  • Fix adding wait or signal task to running deployment
  • Improved performance of releases dropdown when scheduling a deployment
  • Added new default for tasks to be applicable for all environments – even environments created after the task
  • Tasks for UrbanCode Deploy can now autocomplete UCD approvals
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Getting Started

Discovering mainframe software instances

Manually creating resources to represent the deployment targets has always been challenging, especially when there is a large number of middleware instances such as CICS regions and DB2 databases.  You will have to create tens, if not hundreds of resources, set properties on each resource to identify unique attributes of the target subsystem, come up with a structure to

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Getting Started

Getting Started with Docker swarm mode and IBM UrbanCode Deploy

<< Back to Getting Started with IBM UrbanCode Deploy and Containers Introduction “Current versions of Docker include swarm mode for natively managing a cluster of Docker Engines called a swarm.” Version 9 of the IBM UrbanCode Deploy (UCD) Docker plugin adds new steps to create, manage and deploy to these clusters. This document will describe

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Releases and Updates

Announcing IBM UrbanCode Deploy version 6.2.6

IBM UrbanCode Deploy version 6.2.6 is available now and here are some of the updates and new features that we think you’ll find useful: Core enhancements Enforce snapshots You can ensure that snapshots are used for specific environments. When you use this option, only snapshots can be deployed to the affected environments. View role mappings

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Getting Started

Increasing communication speed between the blueprint design server and clouds

When you have many cloud resources, or when your blueprint design server and clouds are not in the same region, communication between the server and clouds can slow down. This communication is faster when you cache information about flavors, regions, and images on the cloud discovery service. Caching is enabled by default on the cloud

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UrbanCode Deploy

6.2.6.0

  • Enforce Snapshots
  • View Role Mappings Across Teams
  • Agent Usage Tracking
  • Write Audit Entries to File for Long Term Storage
  • Cloud Blueprint Designer Enhancements
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UrbanCode Deploy

Deploying Kubernetes Helm Charts to IBM Cloud Private and IBM Cloud Platform (Bluemix)

Contents Video Introduction Prerequisites What is Helm? Creating a Helm Chart      Creating Container Images      Creating a Chart Directory Structure      Creating Templates      Updating the Values File Updating the UrbanCode Deploy Component to Manage the Chart Creating a Second Version of your Helm Chart Setting up IBM Cloud Private      Setting up the Kubernetes Config File for IBM

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Getting Started

Continuous Release integrates with ServiceNow

With the new ServiceNow integration, Continuous Release can manage ServiceNow changes requests. By adding ServiceNow-type tasks to a deployment plan, you can create ServiceNow change requests and manage them through their entire lifecycle. A ServiceNow task can perform any of these actions: Create a change request and set any request properties. You can use the

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UrbanCode Deploy

Orchestrating Deployments with ServiceNow Using IBM UrbanCode Deploy

ServiceNow is a cloud-based IT Service Management (ITSM) platform. ITSM software allows users to consolidate fragmented and legacy systems into a single configurable and scalable solution to business needs. IBM UrbanCode has supported integration with the ServiceNow platform since the early days of the tool. In the initial release of the UrbanCode Deploy (UCD) Automation

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Events and News

Retirement of AnthillPro

Today, we must inform you that we are retiring AnthillPro. AnthillPro 3 was introduced in 2006 as one of the first continuous delivery tools aimed at the enterprise. AnthillPro automates the process of building code into software projects and testing it to verify that project quality has been maintained. This capability is now available with

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UrbanCode Build

Artifactory Integration with IBM UrbanCode Build 6.1.3

Artifactory is a universal Artifact Repository Manager by JFrog. IBM UrbanCode Build 6.1.3 can integrate with Artfactory to upload/download artifact files to/from various repositories hosted in Artifactory. Artifactory essentially takes the place of the built-in repository without losing visibility or usability. In order to be able to work with Artifactory repositories in IBM UrbanCode Build,

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