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DevOps for Salesforce

By : Priyanka Dive, Nagraj Gornalli
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DevOps for Salesforce

By: Priyanka Dive, Nagraj Gornalli

Overview of this book

Salesforce is one of the top CRM tools used these days, and with its immense functionalities and features, it eases the functioning of an enterprise in various areas of sales, marketing, and finance, among others. Deploying Salesforce applications is a tricky event, and it can get quite taxing for admins and consultants. This book addresses all the problems that you might encounter while trying to deploy your applications and shows you how to resort to DevOps to take these challenges head on. Beginning with an overview of the development and delivery process of a Salesforce app, DevOps for Salesforce covers various types of sandboxing and helps you understand when to choose which type. You will then see how different it is to deploy with Salesforce as compared to deploying with another app. You will learn how to leverage a migration tool and automate deployment using the latest and most popular tools in the ecosystem. This book explores topics such as version control and DevOps techniques such as Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, and testing. Finally, the book will conclude by showing you how to track bugs in your application changes using monitoring tools and how to quantify your productivity and ROI. By the end of the book, you will have acquired skills to create, test, and effectively deploy your applications by leveraging the features of DevOps.
Table of Contents (14 chapters)
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Installing the GitLab server

We have installed all required dependencies for the GitLab server. Run the following commands to install GitLab:

$curl -LO
/gitlab/gitlab-ce/ Total    % Received % Xferd  Average Speed   Time    Time     Time  Current Dload  Upload   Total   Spent    Left  Speed100  5933    0  5933    0     0  23796      0 --:--:-- --:--:-- --:--:-- 23827

You can examine and check all the packages that will be installed and their configuration, as you need to know what is being installed on your server. Once you have verified, you are good to go for the next step in the installation:

$ sudo bash Detected operating system as Ubuntu/xenial.Checking for curl...Detected curl...Checking for gpg...Detected gpg...Running apt-get update... done.Installing apt-transport-https... done.Installing /etc/apt/sources.list.d/gitlab_gitlab-ce.list...done.Importing packagecloud gpg key... done...