Deployment is all of the activities that make a software system available for use. Questions relating to deploying software go under this tag.

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Support Multiple versions of Mobile apps

We are building a suite of native mobile applications to supplement our existing application that currently only supports a web interface to the server. The application can be installed and hosted by ...
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Are there any benefits to removing unused script files in a web site/project?

VS Web sites/projects come loaded with several .js files, most of which I don't use (e.g., I use a CDN for newer versions of jQuery and jQuery-UI). I know it's safe to remove these unneeded .js files ...
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Proper way to test software on Mac OS X

I am new to Mac OS developing. I have an application that I want to test deployment on. Essentially the app will download dependencies and setup the app. If I need to make changes to the deployment I ...
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How is deploying a webpage on server for a group of people different from deployement on local machine?

I have a webpage that I work on for my own use. Its written in: Front-End code : JavaScript, jQuery Back-End code : VBScript It uses few services of PuTTY (PSCP, PSFTP, PLINK). The .js and .vbs ...
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How to deploy C# application to be used in branch / remote office(s)

Have very recently started a new position. One of my key challenges is a C# WinForms application (let's call it AppX) that causes a lot of non-planned work. The main reason for this is that it needs ...
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DB migration and Azure deployment slots

I'm planning to push a new web application to an Azure Web Service (former Azure Website). I'd like to make use of the deployment slots to be able to test my deployment before pushing it to ...
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Economics of scaling, denormalizing NoSQL for personalized content

I am using Cassandra for a data intensive app. With relatively little operations and deployment experience, the expertise I am looking for is someone that can read the example below and decide whether ...
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Embedded tomcat cold deployment without service disruption

I have the following scenario. For various reasons I chose to use embedded tomcat for my rest backend that will form a cluster of AWS machines. I will want to deploy fairly frequently updates ...
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Deciding between applications and services in CloudFoundry PaaS

I need some clarification on an aspect of CloudFoundry architecture guidelines. CF has two major concepts - applications and services. CF-Applications can consume CF-Services using the CloudFoundry ...
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Managing customer-specific modules in a composer/PHP-based SaaS

I'm developing a business-to-business SaaS. I expect that most of my customers will be able to use my mainline product, and I intend to deploy it in an independent instance for each customer. Some ...
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Why should I use a Dockerfile instead of a batch script?

I'm new to Docker and feeling my way around. My plan is to build a typical web app using Nginx+Rails+Postgress, all of which will be in the one container. I'm not (currently) doing anything complex ...
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Run fat jar as a service on Amazon Linux EC2 instance using Ansible

I want to deploy a Ninja app to an EC2 Amazon Linux instance using Ansible. Being a Linux noob and completely new to Ansible, I wonder what the best way would be to start the app via Ansible as a ...
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Test-first iterative development in Common Lisp environment

Given: I want to practice proper test-first, continuous delivery-style software development in Common Lisp environment. Problem: How each red-green-refactor iteration of the process should look ...
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Refreshing locally downloaded files

Have been creating a Ruby gem that provides the functionality to automate deployment against a proprietary system developed by a vendor. The management interface exposed by the vendor uses SOAP ...
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Best approach to including JBoss's standalone.xml in SVN structure?

Our application server is JBoss 7 as. We use SVN as our code repository. I need to ship our custom security domain in standalone.xml which is a jboss file (not packaged in my application's war file). ...