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[31 Oct 2012 | Comments Off on Move to the Cloud with IBM Application Pattern for Java | ]

The IBM Application Pattern for Java lets you easily move any existing Java application to the Cloud and make it reusable as either a platform or a modifiable template. Most of the major cloud providers either allow or enable the use of Java technology in their cloud offerings. IBM’s approach is to provide a set of technologies with both IaaS- and PaaS-type capabilities. The more PaaS-like capabilities are provided by virtual application patterns. A virtual application pattern is an application-centric definition of a deployment. A Virtual Application Builder lets you …

[23 Oct 2012 | Comments Off on Jenkins with Ruby on Rails on Amazon EC2 | ]

Pivotal Labs starts new projects every week, and we want to have CI set up, building and tagging releases in a few hours, not a few days. For our Rails projects we built a gem, Lobot, for setting up Jenkins instances in the Cloud on Amazon EC2 with Chef. I’ll explain what actually goes on behind the scenes when bringing up CI on EC2 and share with you the tools we use for CI on Rails projects.

[4 Oct 2012 | Comments Off on Continuous Integration in the Force.com Cloud | ]

Learn how developers can integrate continuous integration into their Force.com development cycle. The primary focus will be Jenkins (formally called Hudson) to automatically run your Apex test suite and alert your team to test failures and drops in code coverage. Advanced content includes creating JavaScript unit tests and integrating these with Jenkins.

[11 Jun 2012 | Comments Off on Continuous Integration using IBM SmartCloud Enterprise | ]

Continuous integration is a software development practice in which members of a team integrate their work frequently; usually each person integrates at least daily which leads to multiple integrations per day. Each integration is verified by an automated build (including test) to detect integration errors as quickly as possible. Continuous integration, especially in the early stage of development process, can greatly improve the efficiency and help find potential issues as soon as possible.

[14 May 2012 | Comments Off on Continuous Integration and Deployment Powered by the Cloud | ]

Jinesh Varia is a Technology Evangelist at Amazon. He discusses automating continuous integration, continuous deployment and continuous optimization in the context of using cloud computing services.

[30 Apr 2012 | Comments Off on Configuring a Complex Cloud Test System | ]

As Cloud applications continue to get more complex, it is more and more difficult to deliver them. This article demonstrates how to establish a working, easily repeatable Collaborative Lifecycle Management system that runs on WebSphere Application Server using DB2 as the database. IBM Workload Deployer and the Rational Team Concert CLM feature are used. The end result is a topology that testers can reproduce in a daily, on-the-fly build to verify app defects and builds, perform smoke tests, and enable other testing activities. This complex cloud configuration allows functional verification …

[26 Mar 2012 | Comments Off on An Operational Approach to OpenStack Clouds | ]

This article describes how you can use two open source tools, OpenStack and Crowbar, to provide an openly accessible, scalable and globally supported Cloud development platform. Using a Devops approache, cloud implementation experience suggests seven key principles related to help manage large-scale Cloud systems.

[5 Mar 2012 | Comments Off on Spring Your Application to Cloud Foundry | ]

This video show you how to take a typical Spring web application that uses a single data source and deploy it directly to Cloud Foundry without having to make any code modifications.

[23 Feb 2012 | Comments Off on DevCloud – Enabling Continuous Delivery | ]

Companies can leverage the strengths of Cloud Architecture and apply techniques of Infrastructure-as-a-Service within their own data centers. Recent project spanning several large data centers in India shows how enterprises can use virtualization and automation to gain strategic business advantages.

[26 Jan 2012 | Comments Off on Deploy PostgreSQL on OpenShift | ]

This video shows how to deploy and manage a PostgreSQL database on the Red Hat OpenShift Platform-as-a-Service. It starts by creating an application and embed PostgreSQL support. It demonstrates how to ssh into an openshift host and use the command line psql command to interact with the database.