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Taking Jenkins CI from Automation to Orchestration - A Continuous Integration A/B Testing Use Case

  The benefits of continuous integration are clear. The need to enable deployment cycles that used to take six months to a year long to be dramatically shortened, allowing companies to deploy code numerous times per day, is undisputed. However, with this massive amount of daily deployments there has come...

2014

Deploy an IBM BLU Service on SoftLayer Cloud in One Click

Nowadays, if you're a huge technology company and you're not venturing into the cloud, you're living in the past.  So it’s not surprising that many companies are investing heavily in cloud across the board.  This is also true for IBM, that decided in 2013 to acquire SoftLayer for approximately $2B,...

2013

How to Install Heat and DevStack on Vagrant

Here's a short post that explains how to install Heat and DevStack on Vagrant # Download and install "(newwindow)Vagrant":http://downloads.vagrantup.com (1.2.6). # Download an "(newwindow)Ubuntu box":http://files.vagrantup.com/precise64.box for the vagrant and place it in your Vagrant folder. # Download this Vagrantfile and place it in your Vagrant folder: # Start Vagrant and...

2012

Using WebSphere's wsadmin tool on any Cloud

WebSphere is a very powerful and robust application and in order to make our lives easier, the folks from IBM created the "(newwindow)wsadmin tool":http://pic.dhe.ibm.com/infocenter/wasinfo/v6r1/index.jsp?topic=%2Fcom.ibm.websphere.express.doc%2Finfo%2Fexp%2Fae%2Frxml_commandline.html which enables you to run various scripts on WebSphere. Here in the Cloudify Land, we created a recipe that installs WebSphere on any cloud. That's right...

It's Time to Play with Cloudify

h2. The Play framework *Play framework* is an open source web application framework, written in Scala and Java, which follows the model-view-controller architectural pattern. It aims to optimize developer productivity by using convention over configuration, hot code reloading and display of errors in the browser. The moto of "(newwindow)Play framework":http://www.playframework.org/...