Packaging for deployment
packaging for deployment
Relativity small group gathered to discuss how releasable artifacts were packaged for deployment into production.
User:Scarytom described how his company currently used a shared director to hold executable jars from which the deployment tool plucks them for deployment into production. The problems with this are a lack of resiliency --not highly available, and tends to fill up. The idea of wrapping the jars in Debian packages and using the o/s package manager was well received.
? Said he was using maven with the Wagon plugin to essentially copy files directly into production.
Someone described a system they had built that used a web robot like selenium to drive the apple app website automatically.