Review of Section 9: Practice for Deployment

IN THE PAST, the OSPACS team didn’t do a great job deploying its products. This was because by the time it came to writing the installation program, the developers had forgotten some of the important presumptions they had made during coding about the presence on the target platform of things such as Registry values, data files, service pack updates, and security settings. Therefore, after running the installation program, there was always some additional tweaking to be done before their system could be considered successfully deployed in the production environment. To improve matters, the team had already taken the following actions at the start of its project:

  • Made its installation program a mandatory ...

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