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Using Deployment Manager for model-driven DevOps

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Deployment Manager is the standard way to test and deploy Pega applications. It exposes all capabilities of the Pega Platform necessary to automate your DevOps workflows, including branch merging, application packaging, applying quality gates, and promoting an application to different environments. Deployment Manager leverages market-leading case management technology to build and run continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipelines with a familiar, model-driven experience.

Getting started

Available to both on-premises and Pega Cloud customers, Deployment Manager makes it easy to set up and deploy your Pega Applications without the need for any third-party automation tools.

Built for Pega, by Pega, Deployment Manager integrates seamlessly with the Pega Infinity platform.

Capabilities

Defining a CI/CD pipeline using Deployment Manager is quick and easy with customizable stages and tasks, as well as default recommendations for a standard Pega pipeline.
Defining a CI/CD pipeline using Deployment Manager is quick and easy
                            with customizable stages and tasks, as well as out of the box
                            recommendations for a standard Pega pipeline.

View the status of all your Pega applications and environments at a glance from the Pipelines overview page.

Integration with App Studio and Dev studio allows citizen developers and system architects to utilize Deployment Manager’s pipeline capabilities from within their existing workflows.
Integration with App Studio and Dev studio allows citizen developers
                            and system architects to utilize Deployment Manager’s pipeline
                            capabilities from within their existing workflows.

  • Getting to know the systems and components

    You should understand some of the high-level components necessary for a successful Deployment Manager implementation before installation. This article provides descriptions of each component you need.

  • Installing or upgrading Deployment Manager 5

    You must import the Deployment Manager components if you are using it on-premises. Because Pega Cloud Services manages the orchestration server in any Pega Cloud subscription, Pega Cloud Services manages the installation and upgrades of Deployment Manager orchestration servers.

  • Configuring pipelines and deploying applications in Deployment Manager

    Use Deployment Manager to create continuous integration and delivery (CI/CD) pipelines, which automate tasks so that you can quickly deploy high-quality software to production.

  • Configuring additional settings in 5.3.x

    As part of your pipeline, users can optionally receive notifications through email when events occur. For example, users can receive emails when tasks or pipeline deployments succeed or fail. For more information about the notifications that users can receive, see .

  • Creating and using custom tasks

    Deployment Manager supports a range of tasks to support the different application deployment scenarios for Pega powered applications out-of-the-box. Although comprehensive, the default task configurations cannot account for every use case for every customer. The orchestrator-based custom task functionality allows you to create unique tasks specific to your business needs which can be included in pipelines. Any task not shipped with Deployment Manager is considered to be a custom task.

  • Accessing API documentation

    Deployment manager provides REST APIs for interacting with resources that in the Deployment Manager interface. Use these APIs to create and manage pipelines by using automated scripts or external information.

  • Release notes

    These release notes provide information about enhancements, known issues, issues related to updating from a previous release, and issues that were resolved in each release of Deployment Manager.

  • Past release documentation

    The Deployment Manager releases for the corresponding versions of documentation are no longer available to be downloaded from Pega Marketplace.

  • Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

    See the list below for a curated list of frequently asked questions about Deployment Manager.

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