Chapter 11. Release Packaging and Deployment

This chapter looks at the final parts of the Software Release Management process: Release Packaging and Release Deployment. First, I look at how different types of Release Packages can be created. Then I look at how the Rational Build and Deployment Tracking capability can be used to create a Deployment Unit file and automate the deployment work flow. Finally, I look at different strategies for physically deploying the Release Packages to their runtime environments.

Aims of This Chapter

The preceding chapter discussed the concept of a Deployment Unit, which brings together a Release Package and associated artifacts ready for subsequent deployment. This chapter looks in more detail at how Release Packages ...

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