The following items went live on developerWorks Rational this week:
Tricks for deploying Rational Insight 1.0 in a large enterprise
By: Ali Manji (firstname.lastname@example.org), Software Developer, IBM
In deploying Rational Insight performance measurement software in a large enterprise, consider performance demands of running data-intensive reports on many different sources. Ali Manji explains ways to balance resources and how to install Version 188.8.131.52 in a distributed topology.
Product: Rational Insight
Agile processes for the maintenance cycle
By: Moacyr Cardoso de Mello Filho (email@example.com), Certified IT Specialist, IBM
Everyone wants agility, yet most are still merely discussing it, says Moacyr Mello. In this essay, he explains why agile maintenance processes can transform how IT supports your business, improve software development performance, and lead to a smarter work cycle.
We are also pleased to feature Contributing Author Todd Dunnavant:
Todd Dunnavant is a Principal Solution Architect in the Solution Delivery Assurance team of IBM Rational software. He is also the primary author of the Rational SOMA best practices for service solution design. For the past 14 years, his professional passion has been enabling Rational and IBM clients to improve their ability to deliver business-relevant software and system solutions. His current areas of interest are service-oriented systems and collaborative architecture management. When Todd isn't helping IBM's customers or otherwise engaging in professional activities, he indulges in exercises in futility by cheering for professional sports teams in the Houston, Texas area.
Additionally, this week we are highlighting the following items on the developerWorks Rational home page that you may find of interest.
- Innovate registration is open: Save US$200 when you register by March 14: http://ibm.co/ibminnovate
- Evaluate Rational Insight: http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/downloads/r/rinsight/index.html
- New Partner Plug-in: Emphasys Group Service-Oriented Analysis and Design Model Accelerator: https://www-304.ibm.com/partnerworld/gsd/w3solutiondetails.do?solutionId=46325&lc=en&state=P
The SOAD Model Accelerator guides the practitioner to create best-practice based SOA solutions, reduce mechanical steps, enhance solution focus and magnify creativity and problem solving skills. The Accelerator enhances the capabilities of Rational Software Architect for WebSphere Software, Rational SOMA and SoaML.