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Cloud Development and Deployment with CloudBees

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Nicolas De loof

Develop and deploy your Java application onto the cloud using CloudBees
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Book Details

ISBN 139781783281633
Paperback114 pages

About This Book

  • Create, deploy, and develop applications using CloudBees
  • Impress your colleagues and become a pro by using different tools to integrate CloudBees with SDK
  • A step-by-step tutorial guide which will help you explore and maintain real-world applications with CloudBees

Who This Book Is For

If you are a Java developer and want to explore the world of the cloud, this book is ideal for you. This book will guide you through the process of developing and deploying an application on the cloud. Prior knowledge of Java is essential.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: What's a PaaS and Why CloudBees?
Infrastructure as a Service
Software as a Service
Platform as a Service
So, which platform?
Cloud and clustering
Private versus public Clouds
Security
CloudBees – embrace the development stack
Summary
Chapter 2: Getting Started Quickly
Subscribing to services
Keys and authorizations
Accessing services
Setting up an application using ClickStart
Getting the code
Making changes and updating the application
PaaS versus self-managed infrastructure
Summary
Chapter 3: Users, Domains, and Services
Users and roles
Services
Integrated partner services
Validated partner services
Summary
Chapter 4: ClickStart in Depth
What's a ClickStart?
Getting the code
Building the project
Managing the deployed application
The ClickStart ecosytem
Writing your own ClickStart
Summary
Chapter 5: Managing Your Build
Jenkins
DEV@cloud
Continuous delivery
Summary
Chapter 6: Running Your Applications
Scalability
Clustering constraints
Customizing the domain
Monitoring
ClickStack
Summary
Chapter 7: Tools
CloudBees SDK
Customizing your application
IDE integration
GitHub integration
Full cloud-based toolbox
Summary
Chapter 8: Using ClickStack to Extend the Platform
The RUN@cloud architecture
ClickStack by sample
Advanced ClickStack
Testing
Summary

What You Will Learn

  • Understand the basic concepts of Paas and its advantage over other cloud services
  • Create a CloudBees account and subscribe to its services
  • Use clickstart to set up, run, and host your application on the cloud
  • Learn how to manage users, and access keys and services
  • Develop your application with Jenkins and install plug-ins
  • Integrate the CloudBees platform with the SDK using various development tools
  • Get deeper in the RUN platform with ClickStack and learn how to select an alternate stack, or customize or create your own

In Detail

CloudBees offers a Platform as a Service (PaaS) to build, run, manage web applications, and support the entire application lifecycle right from development to deployment.
The development and deployment of web- and mobile-based Java applications are the basic services that CloudBees has to offer. With these services you can efficiently build and enhance applications, and connect them to existing networks and systems.

Cloud Development and Deployment with CloudBees introduces you to the concept of Platform as a Service. It talks about the services in detail that developers can leverage in order to build, manage, and deploy their applications with ease onto the cloud. You will learn the intricacies of the CloudBees ecosystem and how it can be extended to match your specific requirements.

Cloud Development and Deployment with CloudBees will get you started with the concepts of PaaS and why it is considered better than other forms of services. You will then learn to create and manage your account, understand the CloudBees ecosystem, and subscribe to the wide array of services available. After this, you will use the clickStart feature that will enable you to set up, run, and host your application on the cloud. You will also venture out into the development phase by understanding Jenkins and how it would help you to build, maintain, and integrate your project build. You will then learn how to use the RUN@CLOUD platform to host your application, and you will also delve into cloud concepts, and understand the architectural constraints and how to monitor the application. Finally, you will deep dive into the extensive capabilities of using clickStack to create or customize your own stack.

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