Sometimes the formal documentation for IBM UrbanCode Deploy isn’t the best way to explore the API. You can discover the REST API services provided by your UCD server by using this URL: https://yourserver:port/cli/application.wadl?detail=true The ?detail=true is optional and gives you extra detail. This is the Web Application Description Language (WADL) of the servers REST API. It’s
- Deployment plans can add task dependencies from the UI.
- Bottleneck detection is now based on Lead Time definition.
- Gating is now applied when trying to join a release.
- Fixed issue where, a brandnew snapshot not being synced, could prevent autopromotion in pipelines.
- Other enhancements and bug fixes…
- Recommended security fixes for UrbanCode Deploy
- Added deployment plan visibility into task pre-requisites and dependencies.
- Improved UI to display LDAP and SSO user list.
- The UCD Status Task was improved to only list UCD integration statuses participating in the deployment plan
- Multiple bug fixes
Today we announced the release of IBM UrbanCode Release 6.2.4. Updates include support for Java 8, additional reporting options and filtering on the pipeline. Check it out here.
- New Deployment Count report
- Filter application list on Pipeline view
- Notification scheme for related deployment
- Support for Java 8
- Support for Oracle 19c
- Improved service scalability to handle larger data loads
- Release locking to preserve release plan integrite
- Environment gating on the pipeline
- Build custom plug-ins with the SDK
- New Contributor and Load Metrics
- Bottleneck detection in the VSM
- Deployment triggers
- Resource tree performance improvements
- External approval process
With the release of UrbanCode Deploy 7.1.0, we throw some light on the features and updates this release introduces. External approvals feature The external approval feature is introduced for a complex approval process that uses an external plug-in step like ServiceNow. You can use the feature to prevent processes from running unless they satisfy
- New Build-life dependency graph
- Optimization improvements for faster loading of user interface pages
I’m excited to announce that IBM UrbanCode has been positioned as a Leader in “The Forrester Wave™: Continuous Delivery and Release Automation, 2020” report. This is wonderful news and is based on IBM’s scores in the Current Offering, Strategy and Market Presence categories. Forrester guides its readers that “IBM’s solution is ideal for large and diverse
Last week I was asked if there is another way to upgrade UrbanCode Agents then selecting them on the GUI and running the upgrade action. There are several ways to upgrade the agents automatically. In this blog, I will show you how you can achieve that with Python. But first, we have to prepare a
Our value stream management tool, UrbanCode Velocity, has a unique swim lanes view that takes out the status updates and replaces that time with strategy and alignment. Swim lanes let you get rid of the famous line “Please make sure your card is up to date before stand up” and leverage the power of relationships
- Dynamic plugin list makes it easy to install new plugins and also makes metric type plugins visible.
- Different UCD integrations can now be used for the same application/row in a pipeline.
- Fixed possible issue with transferring Jenkins data if recreating the rabbit AMQP container.
- Fixed issue with deployment plan duration on deployment plans.
Several weeks ago a client asked me about the integration capabilities of UrbanCode Deploy. Especially the integrations with Jetbrains TeamCity and Atlassian Jira was asked. So I started a small project to integrate them and make a short video. Next, I needed TeamCity and Jira. I choose Dockerhub (Jira on Dockerhub and TeamCity on Dockerhub) as it
- Easier Scheduling of Release Start Time
- Snapshots now show Individual Component Versions
- Pipeline Environments no longer Require Deployment to Leading Environments
- Easier Velocity Trial Extension
- Fixed ability to change log level for several services
- Fixed Jenkins job execution drilldown status to fully complete if the task is manually marked as completed.
- Fixed issue that complicated pipeline deletion if deleted integrations were included in the vsm.
- Other minor fixes…
Starting with UrbanCode Deploy 7.0.5, all newly created records will be stored in the compressed format.
With UrbanCode Deploy version 184.108.40.206, we’ve introduced the ability to store build artifacts in an S3 bucket.