The expectation of regular software updates – it's what developers are tasked with, and what users expect and demand. Increased functionality, better performance, and fewer bugs – often in a week or less. Automation of critical processes such as QA can help meet the gargantuan task of constant updates, but it can also send your software into a death spiral of user abandonment unless deployed correctly ...
Automic Software, a provider of business automation software acquired by CA Technologies, announced a new Automic Action Pack for Puppet available immediately from the Automic Marketplace and free of charge to all Automic Release Automation customers.
“Enterprises must transform themselves to enable change. This is why digital transformation is such an important strategic motivation,” said Chris Boorman, CMO, Automic Software. “The Automic Action Pack for Puppet enables our users to seamlessly orchestrate Puppet as part of their automated continuous delivery pipelines.”
The Automic Action Pack for Puppet provides built-in actions that introduce and support sophisticated workflows that integrate as part of continuous deployment processes. The result is increased agility of the entire development, test and release process. In addition, all Puppet activity is easily monitored - with outputs kept in context for debugging and compliance needs.
Key capabilities include:
- Orchestration of Puppet as part of bigger application releases and deployment processes.
- Built-in actions for working with Puppet, including dynamic manipulation of nodes, classes and groups.
- The ability to bootstrap and remove agents, as well as run them arbitrarily both directly or while using an MCollective® agent.
Automic Release Automation is a flexible, yet scalable release automation product. It is also environment agnostic, making Automic positioned to help transform any enterprise for the digital age.