IBM Rational ClearCase 7.0: Master the Tools That Monitor, Analyze, and Manage Software Configurations is a new book from Packt that helps to use and extend ClearCase to ensure the collaborative management of software development. Written by Marc Girod and Tatiana Shpichko, this book teaches readers to design scalable and stable working practices with ClearCase MultiSite distribution.
IBM Rational ClearCase is one of the major Software Configuration Management (SCM) tools on the market, and an integral part of a development environment. It introduced significant new features to SCM, making it an original and insightful tool, and it's precisely these features that are often underutilized by ClearCase users.
This book focuses on identifying derived objects through Build Management, and helps readers use ClearCase to take advantage of workspace management with dynamic views, and its support for distributed development with ClearCase MultiSite. It extend ClearCase with powerful Perl modules and helps master its command line essentials with Perl's text handling capabilities.
Through this book, readers will be able to use the ClearCase tool as a wholly distributed system to gain a wealth of troubleshooting tips and tricks. The book will get readers fully acquainted with a novel model of branching and publishing for optimizing distribution with ClearCase, and will offer new ideas for testing from a Software Configuration Management perspective.
Developers who wants to use ClearCase for software configuration will find this book to be an interesting and beneficial read. This book is out now and is available from Packt. For more information, please visit www.PacktPub.com/ibm-rational-clearcase-70-master-tools-monitor-analyze-and-manage- software-configurations/book