Multiple remote agents can be set running in parallel under the control of a supervisor for example, to run tests on multiple different operating system platforms.
Flexible cloud great, just dont forget to keep an eye on the bill
Bamboo has quite a few competitors, including commercial software such as Microsofts Team Foundation Server and open source software such as Apache Continuum. However, Atlassian is continuing its track record of light-touch innovation demonstrating how cloud computing can provide an elegant solution to the problem of resource bottlenecks in continuous integration.
Tools such as Elastic Bamboo provide a glimpse of a future where developers will learn to seamlessly integrate on-premise and cloud computing as a matter of second nature. Applications will at a click run on premise, in the cloud, or burst to resources in the cloud as and when required.
As long as someone keeps an eye on the charges being racked up on the Amazon Web Services bill...
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