Rational Build Forge
Automate and accelerate build and release processes
Take the guesswork out of build processes
IBM Rational Build Forge automates, orchestrates, manages, and tracks all processes between each handoff within the assembly line of software development, creating an automated software factory.
Integrates into your current environment and supports major development languages, scripts, tools, and platforms.
Features and capabilities
IBM Rational Build Forge is an adaptive process execution framework that automates, orchestrates, manages, and tracks all the processes between each handoff within the assembly line of software development, creating an automated software factory. Rational Build Forge integrates into your current environment and supports major development languages, scripts, tools, and platforms; allowing you to continue to use your existing investments while adding valuable capabilities around process automation, acceleration, notification, and scheduling.
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Automate software delivery across the lifecycle
Unify automation across development, test, and operations to eliminate delays and handoffs among discipline silos
Easily control existing tools across disciplines through a standard automation system
Systematically reduce or remove dependence on obfuscated or just plain old scripts
Achieve consistent, measurable, and improvable processes across platforms, products, and platforms
Enable developer self-service and remove dependence on the build team
Deep maintenance and deployment knowledge for popular IBM® WebSphere® middleware targets
Easily parallelize automated activities with just a mouse click
Ensure that development, test, and production environments are consistent with each other as well as within themselves
Consistent view of process and results makes it easy to see status and troubleshoot problems if they occur
Ease the process of showing compliance through consistent, automatically generated reports
Improve quality by enabling more process 'turns' in the same amount of time
Agentry available for popular platforms with a source kit provided and supported for the rest