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XL Deploy – Preferred Application Release Automation Tooling

XL Deploy – Preferred Application Release Automation Tooling

| September 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

Here is a recent post by the leading french online travel agency, Karavel, in a Devops Linkedin Group discussion about Preferred Application Release Automation […]

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Leveraging the IBM Workload Deployer CLI to automate WebSphere application deployment

Leveraging the IBM Workload Deployer CLI to automate WebSphere application deployment

| August 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

A few months ago I blogged about the integration between XL Deploy and IBM WebSphere CloudBurst (since renamed to IBM Workload Deployer). While that […]

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Enterprise-class Excellence – Stay Tuned for Launch 3.5

Enterprise-class Excellence – Stay Tuned for Launch 3.5

| August 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

We are excited to be launching a new version of XL Deploy, next week. As we prepare for the launching of a new set […]

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Release Automation: The Missing Step in Release Management

Release Automation: The Missing Step in Release Management

| August 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Across all industries, the services delivered by business applications have become an essential part of an enterprise’s customer offering. Bringing new features to market […]

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XL Deploy integrated with DPAdmin for heterogeneous deployments to IBM DataPower appliances

XL Deploy integrated with DPAdmin for heterogeneous deployments to IBM DataPower appliances

| July 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

In a previous blog I talked about the integration we’ve achieved between XebiaLabs’ XL Deploy and IBM’s Workload Deployer (still called WebSphere CloudBurst Appliance […]

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2011 Gartner Infrastructure and IT Operations Summit

2011 Gartner Infrastructure and IT Operations Summit

| June 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

We recently returned from the Gartner Infrastructure and IT Operations Summit, in Orlando, where we showcased Deployit 3.0, our deployment automation solution and release automation Best Practice.

The theme of this Gartner Summit was achieving IT Operations Excellence by simplifying IT processes and aligning IT operations with business priorities.

Cameron Haight, VP at Gartner research, delivered a session on ‘DevOps’ where he reinforced the need for deployment automation process definition and enhanced tooling to bridge the gap between development and operations teams during the deployment lifecycle. Ronni Colville and Donna Scott, VP’s at Gartner research, continued to drive the thought process on data center automation and discussed what is possible when businesses automate and leverage tooling to reduce errors and increase quality.

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Deployment is the new build (part 3)

Deployment is the new build (part 3)

| June 16, 2011 | 1 Comment

Earlier this year, I was invited to present a talk at Devopsdays Boston about deployment as the new build: how deployments are carried out […]

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Vincent Partington, XebiaLabs CTO, to speak at British Computer Society, 7th June

Vincent Partington, XebiaLabs CTO, to speak at British Computer Society, 7th June

| May 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

Vincent Partington to talk about Implementing continuous deployment: seamless application deliveries with a DevOps mindset. Continuous deployment is the next ‘Great Leap Forward’ in […]

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Deployment is the new build (part 2)

Deployment is the new build (part 2)

| May 21, 2011 | 2 Comments

Earlier this year, I was invited to present a talk at Devopsdays Boston about deployment as the new build: how deployments are carried out […]

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Most off-the-shelf deployment solutions are no better than scripts

Most off-the-shelf deployment solutions are no better than scripts

| May 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

In my previous blog Why application deployment scripts fall short in supporting today’s enterprise I talked about how current script-based solutions in the enterprise […]

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