DevOps with Talos and Jenkins – keeping your house in order

If you are one of those organisations that run any sort of middleware like JBoss / Wildfly, WebLogic, Tomcat, WebSphere, etc. (either on-prem, IaaS, EC2, Azure, wherever) you will have invested in a Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery tool to support your development and operations.  And if you have, there’s a good chance this includes Jenkins.

Talos version 1.3.2 released

A new version of Talos has been released for customer download. Talos v1.3.2 includes support for JBoss v7, WildFly v10 and WildFly v11, LDAP integration over SSL, and introduces the Talos API client to facilitate calls to Talos REST services from Talos activities. Below is the complete list of new features.

Opening doors with Talos toolkit development

Philip Leaper, a Talos product developer for Tech Data chats to Ajay Amrite about developing Talos toolkits. 

Talos is a really effective tool for managing middleware configurations for WebSphere Application Server, Tomcat, WildFly, F5 Big IP, and many more. It is also a framework that can be built upon and extended by anyone who sees an opportunity to create something that adds value to their customers and others in the software development community.

Talos version 1.3 released

A new version of Talos has been released for customer download. Talos v1.3 includes exciting new features such as transforming templates from one technology to another, ability to compare WAS middleware instance with WAS default configurations, and ability to create template from middleware instances comparison results. Below is the complete list of new features.

Bridging the Digital Divide, DevOps Convergence for your Digital and Operations Teams

It’s an interesting time in the IT industry. Architectural approaches come and go in waves. SOA was a hot topic going back five to 10 years ago. It seemed a great idea on paper, but alas the implementations of SOA that manifested in the market place were overly complex and as a consequence the uptake of SOA fizzled out. SOA is just one example, there are of course many more. We are a few years into what has become a rallying cry in the industry; that is this need to be agile and move to a microservices cloud first architecture.