Viewdeck

Version Control Server (GIT)

Open Source distributed version control service for solution development, configuration management and application development. Provides a fully distributable secure private GIT service, suitable for application development, configuration management and DevOps.

Features

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Secure Linux based Open Source Chef® Server

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Designed to support distributed code, configuration management, DevOps or deployments

Resilient and High Availability Solutions, deployable in Master - Slave formats

Includes simple Web based interface for browsing of versions/updates

SSH integration into wide range of development or service workstations

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Works with wide range of Open Source Client software

Capable of self administration through Web interface

Service includes regular patches, daily backups, support

Debian/Ubuntu based platform for easy of management, configuration and flexibility

Works with Skyscape, AWS, etc. and internal private cloud architectures

Benefits

  • Provides full range of GIT version control
  • Keeping remote teams aligned, test versions managed
  • Part of the Agile development solution
  • Integrates into Change, Test and Release management processes
  • Greatly reduced development time
  • Built on an NSA compliant Secure Gold build
  • Swift and simple roll-out of server changes to multiple servers
  • Available for Web, Tier 1 or Tier 2 services
  • Suitable for Public, Private, Shared Cloud environments

Complementary Products and Services

  • Viewdeck Management Domain Service
  • Viewdeck Chef Server Service
  • Viewdeck Chef Remote Workstation Service

Client Access

  • Browser — Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari, or Internet Explorer (versions 9 or better)
  • SSH from PC’s. Mac’s or Linux desktops

Dependencies

  • A Viewdeck Patch Server is a requirement to provide a patch service and Virus/Rootkit signatures upgrades
  • A Viewdeck Log Server is a requirement to provide event monitoring for the service
  • A Viewdeck Monitor Service is required to provide availability and host health check monitoring
  • Backup Solution providing secure offline remote cloud based storage is required. The Viewdeck Backup Service provides a suitable service
  • The Secure Mail Server with connectivity to the secure administration mailbox providing alerting and reporting from the hosts
  • Secure Remote Administrator Access via a suitable secure network. This will vary depending on the hosting environment

GIT is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency. GIT is easy to learn and has a tiny footprint with lightning fast performance, with features like cheap local branching, convenient staging areas, and multiple workflows. This solution is based on the Viewdeck Secure Server, a hardened NCA compliance ‘Gold’ build, providing lockdown, NSA compliant hosting platform for cloud deployment. These services are suitable for Private, Community or Public Cloud hosting, in Internet, Tier1 or higher environments.

Trademarks and Copyrights: 

  • The Chef Logo and Open Source Chef Server are Registered Trademarks of Chef Server Inc. No implied endorsement or relationship with Chef Server Inc is implied by this Service.
  • Ubuntu and Canonical are registered trademarks of Canonical Ltd.