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Packaging

  1. 1. Packaging<br />Automating deployment applications<br />Rodolfo Barbosa<br />2009-09-07<br />
  2. 2. Agenda<br />What is a software package ?<br />What is a MSI file ?<br />Windows Installer Technology<br />How packaging service can benefit your company ?<br />Contact Information<br />Suggested Websites<br />
  3. 3. What is a software package ?<br />Microsoft defines a software package as a Microsoft Installer file (MSI), using Windows Installer Technology.<br />“To install your applications efficiently and reduce the total cost of ownership (TCO) for your customers, you can use the Windows Installer.” written by MSDN<br />
  4. 4. What is a MSI file?<br />Relational databases structured as Object Linking and Embedding (OLE) Structured Storage Files and commonly known as MSI files. <br />It contains:<br /><ul><li> A product;
  5. 5. Components;
  6. 6. Key paths;
  7. 7. Features;
  8. 8. Other tables.</li></li></ul><li>Windows Installer Technology<br />Microsoft Windows Installer is an installation and configuration service provided with Windows. The installer service enables customers to provide better corporate deployment and provides a standard format for component management. <br />
  9. 9. Windows Installer Technology<br />It provides:<br /><ul><li> Advertisement;
  10. 10. User interface installation;
  11. 11. Silent Installation;
  12. 12. Rollback function;
  13. 13. Installation on demand;
  14. 14. Administrative Installation;
  15. 15. Custom Actions;
  16. 16. Merge Modules;
  17. 17. Reboot Options;
  18. 18. Installation Logging.</li></li></ul><li>How packaging service can benefit your company ?<br /><ul><li> Reduce Software Install / Uninstall / Upgrade Costs;
  19. 19. Reduce Software Customization Costs;
  20. 20. Packages can be deployed by several machines at the network;
  21. 21. Reduce help desk application support tickets;
  22. 22. Reduces non-business traffic on a corporate network;
  23. 23. Control all the packages that are currently installed on a machine;
  24. 24. All the advantages of using Windows Installer Technology.</li></li></ul><li>Contact Information<br />E-mail:<br /><ul><li>rodolfuuu@gmail.com</li></ul>Twitter<br /><ul><li> http://www.twitter.com/rodolfuuu</li></ul>Linkedin<br /><ul><li> http://www.linkedin.com/in/rbarbos3</li></ul>Blog<br /><ul><li> http://rodolfobarbosa.blogspot.com</li></li></ul><li>Suggested Websites<br />http://www.onset.com.br/<br />http://www.appdeploy.com/<br />http://www.msigeek.com/<br />

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