Flexagon today announced FlexDeploy 3.7 is now available. FlexDeploy 3.7 provides enhancements for existing plugins such as Oracle E-Business Suite, Atlassian Jira, Fusion Middleware, and other new plugins, features, and usability enhancements driven by customer feedback.
FlexDeploy is a DevOps and Application Release Automation platform that lowers project risk and cost, while accelerating software delivery. It provides a comprehensive and integrated platform for managing the entire provisioning, build, deploy, test, and release lifecycle. Users are able to capitalize on their investments and innovate faster, with extensive automation, improved controls, and visibility to information like never before. FlexDeploy is an open platform which includes pre-built content for many Oracle and non-Oracle tools and technologies.
FlexDeploy 3.7 Highlights
Oracle E-Business Suite – Support for EBS was introduced in FlexDeploy 3.0 and extended to support a 2nd model called partial deploy in 3.5. Customers and Partners are rapidly taking advantage of FlexDeploy for EBS and the 3.7 release provides enhancements for both partial and full deployment models including the following:
· Partial Deployment Projects
o Build request form allows lookup of SCM revisions by file
o Select files from another package(s) when building a new package
o Extraction of project files from SCM has been optimized for performance and scalability
· Full Deployment Projects
o Project Files tab now available, allowing for file sequencing and metadata override
Jira Integration – Jira is a popular issues tracking tool from Atlassian which was first supported by FlexDeploy in release 3.5. The integration between FlexDeploy and Jira has been a big hit and the following features in 3.7 are based on customer feedback:
· Update Jira comments and status by environment
· Associate Jira tickets via build request form in addition to SCM commit messages
· Integration with CVS and Microsoft TFS
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