Deploying IBM MobileFirst Platform with UCD

Different strokes for different folks. When it comes to full-stack environment provisioning every customer has their own opinions and cobbled together set of tools: homegrown scripts to Chef and everything in between (and on either side). Working with UrbanCode customers over the past year there was a sort of trend where they want “everything” on the stack – from infrastructure up through application and configuration – sometimes including the operating system, to be done in/from one place. This is particularly true where they don’t already have investments in say Chef or don’t want to take on yet another technology/tool/solution/language. What they might have is a bunch of existing automation in the form of scripts or knowledge in the heads of their development/operations folks. Or in reams of documentation that must be worked through carefully to get an environment up

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