New in DA 6.1.5: Published Views tutorial

New in DA 6.1.5: Published Views tutorial

DA 6.1.5 includes published views to allow more advanced and flexible reporting on the deployments requests made:

 

  • Application process (view_app_proc_requests)
  • Component process (view_comp_proc_requests)

 

This guide takes you through installing and accessing the views using the three database technologies. It also contains fixes to the existing DDL scripts that were released with 6.1.5

The attached document covers the following:

 

Introduction 
Step 1: Install the published views 
Step 2: View the published views 
Step 3: Run a sample query 
Further Task 
Further Information

 

 

Download the attached document for more information.

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NEW COURSE: DEPLOYMENT AUTOMATION 320 ADVANCED ADMINISTRATION AND CONFIGURATION

NEW COURSE: DEPLOYMENT AUTOMATION 320 ADVANCED ADMINISTRATION AND CONFIGURATION

Introducing a brand new e-learning course, based on the latest cutting edge technologies in Deployment Automation . The course is recommend for experienced users who have participated in the DA100 and DA120 courses.
 

Course Goal


 
To provide a familiarity with the more advanced capabilities of configuring Deployment Automation.
 
The course is self-paced and takes about 4 hours to complete. Progress is bookmarked automatically, allowing the student to complete the course in multiple sessions.


 

Course Objectives

 

 
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

- Create a simplified deployment application and component that will be used as the basis for advanced configuration work
- Employ the log parse in the component process
- Design considerations – repository: codestation, artifactory plus alternatives.
- Create gate and create snapshot
- Customise security create users, assign access and test
- Employ switch logic in the component process
- Install and test a plugin, create accustom plugin
- Understand an implement post processing script
- Look at advanced debug options
- Describe and implement an application rollback
- Overview of some popular plugins
- Using command line and rest to access the DA repository
 

Course Content

 

The following modules are covered:


1.Getting Started: Create Hello World Application and set user permissions
2.Improving communication: Email notifications
3.Process Enhancements: Implement log parser, switches and post process scripts
4.Auditing and quality: using snapshots, gates and approvals
5.Retrospection automation: Rollbacks
6.SDLC-wide deployment: Pipelines
7.Extend the integration reach: Custom plugins
8.Advanced access and interrogation: Command line, database queries and REST calls
9.Advanced Trouble shooting, Glossary, Quiz and Wrap-up
 
  Course can be accessed from the eLearning site.
  Contact: education@serena.com for more details.


 

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DA Black belt certification is now live

DA Black belt certification is now live

Do take a look at the new Deployment Automation Certification module and test your knowledge of the building blocks of Deployment Automation.

In addition to the White Belt Qualification, and the intermediate level Green Belt Qualification , the advanced Black Belt Qualification is now available 

 

Green belt topics are intended to be applicable to resources developing and maintaining automations and the wider set of DA objects.

 

To qualify for the Deployment Automation White Belt, five badges must have have been earned.

To qualify for the Deployment Automation Green Belt, the white belt plus twelve additional badges must have have been earned.

To qualify for the Deployment Automation Black Belt, the white belt and green belt, plus thirteen additional badges must have have been earned.

 

The following is from the DA certification page

 

Your path to Deployment Automation certification begins by clicking the Get Certified button for the first level, the White Belt. The Each belt is awarded as you achieve the required number of badges, a badge represents a specific area of expertise within the Deployment Automation product or its related eco-systems. To receive a belt you must receive an 80% or higher grade on the related exam to progress. Basically the more badges attained the higher the belt, starting with White Belt, and then moving to Green Belt, and then to Black Belt. Once you have achieved each belt, you will be granted access to a printable certificate. To qualify for certification as DA Ninja Master, you must have already achieved Black Belt certification and completed a special project that will go through an appraisal process.

 

For more information take a look at the Black Belt Qualification page.

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Deployment Automation Green Belt Certification is now live

Deployment Automation Green Belt Certification is now live

Do take a look at the new Deployment Automation Certification module and test your knowledge of the building blocks of Deployment Automation.

In addition to the White Belt Qualification, the intermediate level Green Belt Qualification is now available. 

 

Green belt topics are intended to be applicable to resources developing and maintaining automations and the wider set of DA objects.

 

To qualify for the Deployment Automation White Belt, five badges must have have been earned.

To qualify for the Deployment Automation Green Belt, the white belt plus twelve additional badges must have have been earned.

 

The following is from the DA certification page

 

Your path to Deployment Automation certification begins by clicking the Get Certified button for the first level, the White Belt. The Each belt is awarded as you achieve the required number of badges, a badge represents a specific area of expertise within the Deployment Automation product or its related eco-systems. To receive a belt you must receive an 80% or higher grade on the related exam to progress. Basically the more badges attained the higher the belt, starting with White Belt, and then moving to Green Belt, and then to Black Belt. Once you have achieved each belt, you will be granted access to a printable certificate. To qualify for certification as DA Ninja Master, you must have already achieved Black Belt certification and completed a special project that will go through an appraisal process.

 

For more information take a look at the Green Belt Qualification page.

 

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DA: WebServices plugin tutorial

DA: WebServices plugin tutorial

 

Introduction

 

The Web Services plugin allows you to call REST, SOAP and DA Rest services in a modular fashion as a process step.

 

In this tutorial, we will use simple DA REST call to query the DA repository.

 

 

Implementation 

 

The attached PDF document describes the following 4 steps:

 

Step 1: Download and Install the plugin
Step 2: Create a generic process to test the plugin
Step 3: Run the Global Process
Step 4: Review the results
Further task
Further information


For more information see the PDF document.

 

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