Essentials of Configuration Management with IBM Rational ClearCase V7.1 Training

Course #:RS303G

Essentials of Configuration Management with IBM Rational ClearCase V7.1 Training

Essentials of Configuration Management with IBM Rational ClearCase V7.1 is a one-day, instructor-led course designed to teach configuration managers how to implement ClearCase effectively in their development environments (Windows and UNIX). This course introduces participants to the discipline of software configuration management (SCM) and discusses the attributes of effective SCM. Participants learn what information is critical to include in a configuration management plan. They practice creating and implementing a usage model based on a simulated software development project. The usage model includes details about organizing project artifacts, branching strategies, and project process and policies.

Objectives

  • Explain ClearCase concepts
  • Set up their development workspace
  • Access and work with files under source control
  • Merge work to and from the integration workspace
  • Create and work with snapshot views

Audience

This basic instructor-led, classroom course is intended for the following audience:

  • Users who fill the role of configuration manager in their organizations. Some knowledge of ClearCase is assumed. No knowledge of ClearCase administration is assumed.

Prerequisites

You should have:

  • Completed Essentials of Rational ClearCase course OR 
  • At least six months on-the-job ClearCase experience

Duration

1 Day

 

Outline of Essentials of Configuration Management with IBM Rational ClearCase V7.1 Training

  • Software Configuration Management Overview
    • Attributes of effective SCM
    • SCM and ClearCase
    • The Configuration Management Plan
  • Creating a Usage Model
  • Setting up project artifacts
    • Creating VOBs
    • Importing data into VOBs
    • Creating and applying label types
  • Planning and implementing a branching strategy
    • Creating branch types
    • Automating configuration specification usage
  • Creating and implementing project policies
    • Triggers
    • Attributes


 

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