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Code Deployment

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Good day,

We have a large Websphere application which is written by a vendor, and JAR files are released to internal support personnel.
It is a hugely complex system and mistakes are made during releases to QA & Production.

I've looked at Artifactory/Maven/Gradle etc. which have a lot of functionality, but none of which we actually require.
No development is done in-house, so it is just a matter of moving the JARS from one environment to another, and provide rollback functionality.

By the way, I am a C/Python programmer just helping out in the app team, so bare with me smile

Thank you.


"If you always do what you've always done, you will always be where you've always been."

RE: Code Deployment

What's the deployment platform (OS/version)?

RE: Code Deployment

(OP)
Hi TonHu

The OS is AIX 5.3, and 6.1
I am looking at Puppet and Chef.
It seems to be able to do what I want.
Just need to into how to tie this in to Websphere.

Thanks for the response.

"If you always do what you've always done, you will always be where you've always been."

RE: Code Deployment

If you just receive jars and put them into the classpath, I'd dare to suggest to externalise dependencies to a directory and just copy the jar files there. Looks fairly simple and maybe the inclusion of more external elements (artifactory, maven) would only make things more complex.

Cheers,
Dian

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