--- Software deployment ---


Describe strategies for managing releases and updates.


Teaching Note:

Students should be aware of a variety of ways in which updates and patches are made available and deployed. This includes automatic updates received on a regular basis on-line.

S/E, INT Performance issues related to the inability to install updates may hinder end-users and reduce compatibility between systems in geographically diverse locations.


Sample Question:


JSR Notes:


Ways to distribute software releases and updates:


Advantages of distributing in a box (packaged CDs)

Disadvantages of distributing in a box (packaged CDs)


Advantages of on-line. distribution:

Disadvantages of on-line. distribution:


There can be a hybrid where updating is possible but the initial installation is over the DVD.



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