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Currently I have been asked to propose an automated release management solution for a large oracle SOA project. All code is stored on SVN repository and it would be nice if I could suggest something that would build, deploy, run test cases and produced reports for all projects on trunk. I know that I could do that by creating ant or maven scripts, but I would like to know if there is an open source alternative that handles all these complex stuff, without the need of so much coding.

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You should look for continuous integration software such as Jenkins, Hudson, TeamCity or CruiseControl. –  Martin Wickman May 21 '11 at 21:24
    
Something else that you could look at (but which will of course require some investment :/ ), is the Savara project, which is about building testable (SOA) architectures. –  Marco Feb 18 '12 at 9:43
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I'm not sure what your requirements are. Are you looking to run tests on your production server?

Or, are you looking for a continuous integration server like Jenkins? Jenkins can run your unit tests every time you do a commit and send you a nice email if you fail any tests. You should only deploy after Jenkins says it is safe to do so. Note, there are other CI systems out there. I happen to use Jenkins at work.

This doesn't actually handle deploying and launching your updated service, but it's probably one step in the sequence.

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