Appian 17.2 on Docker

This walk-through explains how to set up Appian 17.2 on Docker. It was going to happen sooner or later 🙂 Approach I deliberated on two approaches: Lightweight containers, and have the host OS to manage the Appian components, and Heavy containers (Appian components sit within Docker image), but rely less on host OS I chose […]

Installing FitNesse for Appian

FitNesse is a fully integrated standalone wiki and acceptance testing framework (as quoted by its official website To facilitate (via automation) unit testing in Appian, FitNesse for Appian is a port/standalone software with customized libraries that allow individual developers to write their own test scripts that can reference specific SAIL interface components. The advantages of having […]

Installing Appian 17.2 on Centos 7

As part of a recent project, I was provided the opportunity to evaluate Appian (a Business Process Management Suite) and how it can fit the requirements. As part of the exploratory phase, I had to understand Appian’s architecture and install an evaluation instance. This post will describe the installation steps I took to get Appian […]