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Continuous Integration: Article

JetBrains Continuous Integration on EC2

Newly released build management and integration tool adds Amazon EC2 cloud integration, boosts scalability

Key features in this release include:

    - Suport for Amazon EC2: Take advantage of cloud computing with
      TeamCity by putting build agents on Amazon EC2 cloud with on-demand 
      image starting and on-idle stopping.
    - Issue tracker integration with JetBrains YouTrack, JIRA and
      Bugzilla out of the box, plus an API for the integration plugins for
      other systems.
    - Maven support improvements, including simplified build
      configuration creation from POM file, and build triggering on Maven
      artifacts change.
    - Build configuration templates for eliminating redundancy in build
      configurations settings.
    - Project archiving for putting no-longer-active projects out of
    - Command line tool for running Personal builds on server without
      IDE integration.
    - Backup & Restore added to simplify TeamCity maintenance, and the
      migration tool re-implemented.

Other improvements include:

    - Now you can view the status of a change across all build
      configurations on a single page.
    - Failure responsibility feature has been advanced to cover not
      only builds, but also individual test failures.
    - Various actions made by TeamCity users are now stored in the
      Audit log which can be browsed from the web UI.
    - Code coverage analysis has been significantly improved for both
      Java (based on IntelliJ IDEA coverage engine) and .NET (support for
      NCover and PartCover).
    - And many more.

Additionally, TeamCity 5.0 extends existing integrations and brings several new ones:

    - Git & Mercurial support are now bundled with TeamCity.
    - Remote Run now works for Git from IntelliJ IDEA & Eclipse.
    - New support for Cucumber, Shoulda, Test-Spec in Rake runner.
    - TeamCity IntelliJ IDEA plugin now works with IntelliJ IDEA
      Community Edition and RubyMine 2.0.

Complete product information about JetBrains TeamCity is available at

TeamCity 5.0 Professional is available for FREE for all small- and middle-sized development teams and can be downloaded at

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