The Royal Bank of Canada has filed a patent for a method to develop containerized applications using a pipeline platform. The process involves receiving application parameters, generating a configuration file, embedding code, setting up control gates, and packaging the application for deployment based on gate satisfaction. GlobalData’s report on Royal Bank of Canada gives a 360-degree view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

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Developing containerized applications using a pipeline platform

Source: United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Credit: Royal Bank of Canada

The patent application (Publication Number: US20240036833A1) describes a method and system for developing containerized applications using a pipeline platform with multiple stages and associated development tools. The method involves receiving application parameters and check-in code, generating a configuration file with insert code, provisioning an opinionated pipeline based on the configuration file, setting up control gates, receiving customized code, and packaging the containerized application. The containerized application is then submitted for deployment based on the satisfaction of control gates, ensuring compliance with specified criteria.

Furthermore, the method includes features such as the insert code containing configuration content like policy, security, environment, code options, and use cases. It also involves selecting code templates from a library based on application parameters, checking code contents against customization criteria, and setting up different types of control gates selectable from a gate library. The system comprises computer processors, memory storing executable instructions, an application interface for receiving parameters and check-in code, an orchestration engine for dynamically provisioning pipelines, a control engine for setting up control gates, and mechanisms for receiving customized code and packaging the containerized application. This system ensures efficient development and deployment of containerized applications by automating various stages of the process and enforcing compliance through control gates based on specified criteria.

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