Application ReleaseAutomation (ARA)

Tools, scripts or products that automatically install and correctly configure a given version of an application in a target environment, ready for use.

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On-Demand Webinar

The Evolution of Application Release Automation

Learn how Datical and XebiaLabs are working together to address the changing needs of the enterprise through the evolution of Application Release Automation.


Analyst Report

Gartner 2018 Magic Quadrant: Application Release Orchestration

Delivering software applications to production faster and more reliably continues to be essential to the future success of any business. Application Release Orchestration (ARO) solutions are the foundation of enterprise DevOps initiatives...


White Paper

DevOps, Pipelines, Toolchains, and Application Release Orchestration: A Short Primer

In the last few years, companies in all industries have woken up to the reality that in order to stay competitive, they need to excel at delivering...



Blog Post

8 Things To Know Before Starting Application Release Automation (ARA)

Since the start of this decade, Agile development patterns such as Extreme Programming (XP), Scrum and Feature-Driven Development (FDD) have been a...


Blog Post

Why Application Release Automation needs a Release and an Operations view

As the interface between Development and Operations, Application Release Management1 handles information that is highly relevant to your Release an...