Happy Tuesday! The following articles went live on developerWorks Rational today:
Title: Collaborative management of software subcontractors
By: Ana Lopez-Mancisidor
Abstract: Software development subcontracting is common, but there are still no clear definition of standards, tools, and risks. This article analyzes benefits and risks to consider and explains how to implement a collaborative framework to manage work with external providers of services.
Technologies: Agile software development, IBM Rational Jazz technologies
Title: Ways to optimize test data parameters for faster, better performance tests
By: Barath Raj Keshavamurthy
Abstract: Setting test data parameters at run time for high-volume load simulations can involve millions of rows and require repeated, intensive I/O activity, which degrades performance. Optimizing parameters in IBM Rational Performance Tester prevents this, so you get faster, more successful results.
Product: Rational Performance Tester
Title: Three ways to take full advantage of Rational Build Forge
By: Ashish Aggarwal
Abstract: Many developers use IBM Rational Build Forge to handle software builds through its management console. But it also has includes an excellent set of command line Java and Perl APIs. Plus, it integrates with Jazz technology-based software which can provides a complete and integrated set of test, build, change and release management tools. This article explains how, complete with sample code.
Product: Rational Build Forge