Deploying your first Application on PXE

Deprecation Notice!

PlatformerXE will be deprecated in favour of Platformer Next Gen once it becomes Generally Available (currently in Beta).

If you are an existing PXE customer, the Platformer team will reach out to you and assist in migrating your applications before PXE is deprecated.

First select the Organization and the Project you want your application to be deployed in.

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Then under Cloud in the side menu select Apps. To create a new application, click New (top right corner).

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Fill in the details and click save. Click on the newly created app on the list and click on the name to go to inside.

The Overview sections shows a summary of the current settings.

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Connect your Git Repository

The Repository section includes the three subsections: Repository, CI/CD Configuration and Docker Registry.

In Repository, you can add your own Github, Bitbucket and Gitlab (Gitlab Cloud or Gitlab Onpremise) repos.

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Define Build and Release Pipelines

With CI/CD Configuration, you can add your own configurations.

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Integrate your existing CI from Docker Registry (Optional)

With Docker Registry, you can push your builds to your own docker registry.

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Set up Monitoring and HealthChecks

Monitoring

The next section, Monitoring lets you create Health Check Policies ensure you have zero downtime with app deployments , create Utilization Alerts in case if it reaches a certain threshold amount and check CPU and memory usage of your application.

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Health Checks

Click Add Heath Check to create a Health Check to ensure you have zero downtime with app deployments.

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Utilization Alerts

Click Add Utilization Check to create a Utilization Check which send alerts if it reaches a certain threshold amount.

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Set up Runtime environment

Runtime section allows you to add runtime environment variables to your docker container.

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Set Environment Variables

To create an environment variable, click Add Runtime Variable.

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Add a Configuration File

Config files lets you mount configuration files to your docker container.

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To create a new configuration file click Add Config File.

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Builds

You can view your builds in the Builds section. The builds that you initiated in the CI/CD configurations under Repository section appear here.

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Click on Actions to either Deploy the build, View logs or Download logs.

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