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 …

Automate Virtual Cloud Appliance onto IBM PureFlex System

IBM® PureFlex System is a cloud-ready, expert, integrated system that brings together the infrastructure and application layer with proven patterns and can be specifically optimized to meet specific needs, providing all of the infrastructure elements required to run your workloads in a single system. To further the IBM PureFlex System …

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 …

Best Practices and Tools for IBM SmartCloud Enterprise

This article describes the use of software bundles, image management, and other tools on IBM SmartCloud Enterprise to solve practical problems in enterprise IT management. A software bundle is a collection of software installation files, configuration files, and metadata that can be deployed on a virtual machine instance. This article …