WOW! A LOT of wonderful content has been filtering through developerWorks Rational over the past two weeks, and it seems we've been a bit remiss in passing it on to you all! Please accept our heartfelt apologies in the form of this week's Live on developerWorks post highlighting the items that went live on developerWorks Rational over the past two weeks:
Clustering algorithms help find similar Rational Team Concert change requests
By: Luis Quintela (firstname.lastname@example.org), Solution Architect, IBM
By using clustering algorithms to analyze IBM Rational Team Concert patterns, you can group the change requests according to text similarity. Luis Quintela explains how and why software development benefits through quality improvement, reuse, better processes, and collaboration.
Product: Rational Team Concert
Import Rational ClearCase UCM project code into Rational Team Concert
By: Prachi Mittal (email@example.com), Software Engineer, Rational Tools Administrator, IBM
When you move projects that use Rational ClearCase to Rational Team Concert, you need to import s ClearCase source code into Rational Team Concert source control. Prachi Mittal shows you how to use the Rational Team Concert connector, or synchronizer, to import code from ClearCase VOBs.
Products: Rational ClearCase and Rational Team Concert
Advantages and options of private cloud computing
By: Sandra Sergi Santos (firstname.lastname@example.org), Software Engineering Specialist, IBM
Some organizations, because of organizational culture or for security or regulatory concerns, cannot use public clouds, but private clouds are an option. Sandra Sergi Santos explains the advantages and ways to use them to optimize your investments, processes, and infrastructure.
We are also pleased to feature Contributing Author Naveen Bysani
Naveen Bysani is a senior quality assurance engineer who started his career in the IBM India Software Lab. He began with the IBM WebSphere team and moved to the IBM Rational team as a systems software engineer for the automation development of IBM Rational Application Developer, using IBM Rational Functional Tester. He then went to IVY, a party gaming company, as a senior software engineer, where he was involved in the automation framework development, using Rational Functional Tester. He currently works as a senior automation engineer for a storage domain product of Quantum India Development Centre. He is certified by IBM for Rational Functional Tester and Rational Performance Tester and is also a Sun-certified Java professional.
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IBM introduces PureSystems, new ways to develop, deploy, and manage IT appsBy:
Steve Abrams (email@example.com), Distinguished Engineer and Chief Cloud Architect, IBM and Timothy Hahn (firstname.lastname@example.org), Chief Architect for Enterprise Modernization Tools, IBM
IBM PureSystems is the first of what IBM calls "expert integrated systems," designed to get IT organizations up and running in as little as four hours. This intro explains how you can cut months off of your development, test, and production time.
Products: Rational Application Developer, Rational Developer for System z, Rational Focal Point
Automate tests without compromising coverage of the environment
By Pramod Kumar Chandoria (email@example.com), Advisory Software Engineer, IBM
Automated tests offer advantages, but it is still important to run tests in correct environments, according to plan, to avoid environment-specific defects. Rational Quality Manager helps you ensure that tests run on the correct machine, with the correct test environment coverage.
Product: Rational Quality Manager
Monitor Rational System Architect model changes with Rational Team Concert
By: Jothi Subramani (firstname.lastname@example.org), Advisory Software Engineer, IBM and Nagabhushan Seshagiri Rao (email@example.com), Senior Software Engineer, IBM
Given the as-is architecture from Rational System Architect, you can model the to-be architecture and analyze the impact of proposed changes. Then you can use Rational Team Concert to track changes to models by using the OSLC feature in Rational System Architect.
Products: Rational System Architect, Rational Team Concert
Trace Rational DOORS software requirements to Rational Rose design
By: Arti Saagar (firstname.lastname@example.org), System Software Engineer, IBM
When you integrate IBM Rational DOORS and Rational Rose, you can trace requirements to software design. This article covers the entire process and explains ways to assess how requirements affect your design and how to detect design elements that are not justified by requirements.
Products: Rational DOORS, Rational Rose
The past two weeks developerWorks Rational has also highlighted the following items on their home page and product pages that you may find of interest.