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"The licensing fees for this solution are based on the number of servers that are being deployed and the number of agents that you have.""Considering COVID-19, the price is too high."

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Top Answer: The most valuable feature is the snapshot functionality, which allows us to access previous versions of the artifacts.
Top Answer: The licensing fees for this solution are based on the number of servers that are being deployed and the number of agents that you have. There is a separate charge if you want support from IBM, and the… more »
Top Answer: This solution could be made more flexible with respect to deploying databases. Liquibase is a valuable feature but it is weak and could be better. I have just seen a video on a product called Datical… more »
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6th
out of 31 in Release Automation
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out of 31 in Release Automation
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Average Words per Review
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8.0
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Chef, is the leader in DevOps, driving collaboration through code to automate infrastructure, security, compliance and applications. Chef provides a single path to production making it faster and safer to add value to applications and meet the demands of the customer. Deployed broadly in production by the Global 5000 and used by more than half of the Fortune 500, Chef develops 100 percent of its software as open source under the Apache 2.0 license with no restrictions on its use. Chef Enterprise Automation Stack™, a commercial distribution, is developed solely from that open source code and unifies security, compliance, infrastructure and application automation with observability. Chef provides an unequaled developer experience for the Coded Enterprise by enabling users to express infrastructure, security policies and the application lifecycle as code, modernizing development, packaging and delivery of any application to any platform. For more information, visit http://chef.io and follow @chef.

IBM UrbanCode Deploy orchestrates and automates the deployment of applications, middleware configuration, and database changes into development, test, and production environments—local, dedicated or shared cloud environments—accelerating time to market and reducing cost by shrinking manual efforts from days to minutes with automation, while reducing risk by cutting deployment errors by up to 90 percent.

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Facebook, Standard Bank, GE Capital, Nordstrom, Optum, Barclays, IGN, General Motors, Scholastic, Riot Games, NCR, GapAs policy, IBM does not release customer names on non-IBM web sites.  However, public DevOps and UrbanCode Deploy case studies can be found here. IBM's UrbanCode Deploy customers span Small-Medium Businesses to Fortune 500 companies across all industries worldwide.
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Financial Services Firm6%
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Insurance Company22%
Healthcare Company17%
Retailer11%
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Financial Services Firm15%
Comms Service Provider14%
Insurance Company8%
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Midsize Enterprise27%
Large Enterprise60%
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Chef is ranked 6th in Release Automation while UrbanCode Deploy is ranked 4th in Release Automation with 3 reviews. Chef is rated 0.0, while UrbanCode Deploy is rated 8.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of UrbanCode Deploy writes "Provides a Full Overview of the Development Environment". Chef is most compared with Ansible, SCCM, BigFix, BMC TrueSight Server Automation and Red Hat Satellite, whereas UrbanCode Deploy is most compared with Ansible, Microsoft Azure DevOps, Digital.ai Deploy, Nolio Release Automation and AWS CodeDeploy.

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