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Engineers from Rational Support have been hard at work producing white papers that help you navigate through some of the more advanced activities for Rational products. Here are some of the latest papers published.
Thank you to Indraneel, Edwin, Krishna, Pallavi, Shinji and Moria for their contributions!
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Support engineer Shinji Kanai has put together an extensive white paper on customizing code generation using Rational Rhapsody for C++. The white paper explains Rhapsody properties and how they relate to code generation. The paper also provides information on code customization techniques that you can use in conjunction with property based modification.
Released: March 1, 2014
Author: Shinji Kanai
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Folks from Rational Support have been producing a lot of great white papers lately. Check them out!
New CLM Whitepaper: Use Rational Performance Tester to monitor Collaborative Lifecycle Management server resources
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Check out this new CLM whitepaper from Rational Client Support's AVP team member Dayal Sachdev!
Dayal knows that clients today face challenges scaling Jazz environments appropriately and maintaining them, and has written this whitepaper that describes one approach to monitoring a server layer and captures those results for analysis using Resource Monitoring with IBM Rational Performance Tester. The target audience is administrators whom are in charge of hosting and maintaining Jazz CLM tools today while having a moderate understanding of load testing concepts and Jazz tools.
Abstract: Using IBM Rational Performance Tester V8.5 to resource monitor an IBM Rational Collaborative Lifecycle Manager V4.0.3 server hosted on IBM WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5.
Released: September 25, 2013
Authors: Dayal Sachdev
Table of Contents:
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Abstract: The IBM Rational Developer for System z (RDz) Server Health Checklist is a guide to aid with the installation and configuration of RDz. This document is a supplement and not a replacement for the existing RDz publications.
Released: June 11, 2013
Authors: Roger Newton
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Check out the newest white paper from Rational Client Support, a licensing paper by support engineer Karthik!
Abstract: This white paper paper describes the different type of licenses for IBM Rational products and effective ways of managing license files for these products.
Released: June 7th, 2013
Authors: Karthik M
Publisher: Matthew Quimby
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Abstract: This white paper provides information on the new Load Generation Agent feature in Rational Performance Tester (RPT) V8.3. The feature is a replacement of Agent Controller. The white paper covers topics including installation, configuration, and troubleshooting.
Released: March 22, 2013
Authors: Kevin Mooney, Richard Ptasnik
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Abstract: You can leverage your investment in IBM Rational ClearCase and enhance it with agile planning, work item execution and change management with IBM Rational Team Concert. This document provides information about the necessary requirements and identifies resources that will assist you in setting up the integration.
Released: November 30, 2012
Author: Christopher Guild
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There are some new white papers from Rational Support that cover integrations for ClearQuest, DOORS, Focal Point, and Rational Publishing Engine. There are also two new white papers for Rational Licensing. Check them out!
Abstract: This white paper covers the configuration steps for the Rational ClearQuest Web and Rational DOORS Web Access integration with SSL enabled. You can use this integration to create links and enable traceability between a Rational DOORS requirement and a Rational ClearQuest change request. Open Services Lifecycle Collaboration (OSLC) provides the integration between the two products.
Released: November 1, 2012
Abstract: This white paper provides you with the details on the architecture of integrations between Rational Focal Point and Rational Publishing Engine. This white paper also describes how to customize report templates in Rational Publishing Engine Studio based on your reporting needs in Rational Focal Point. This white paper outlines the benefits, advantages, and scope of the integration.
Released: October 19, 2012
Abstract: Rational License Key Server backup alternatives exist to keep your critical Rational applications up and running. The backup alternatives also to reduce downtime from unplanned outages. This white paper covers different methods to establish backup recovery.
Released: October 15, 2012
Abstract: This white paper describes how Rational Token based licensing works. This paper includes information on token based license advantages, license key generation, logging, and best practices.
Released: October 24, 2012
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Check out these new white papers from Rational Support that cover integrations involving Rational Quality Manager, Rational Publishing Engine, and Rhapsody:
Abstract: The whitepaper introduces the basics of using IBM Rational Publishing Engine (RPE) to extract data from IBM Rational Rhapsody. RPE helps in creating reports to represent data in a user friendly format. This white paper is useful for project support team, system and software engineers, and also for the program and project managers.
Released: August 10, 2012
Author: Rajesh Singh
Abstract: This white paper highlights the integration of IBM Rational Quality Manager (RQM) with the STAF and STAX Automation Framework. Using this integration, you can centrally manage the client machines and trigger the automation from within Rational Quality Manager. This white paper is useful for those who want to use RQM as the tool for running and maintaining the test execution.
Released: August 21, 2012
Author: Rajat Pratap Singh
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A new white paper is available that covers security testing for your Rational Application Developer applications!
Abstract: This white paper focuses on the integration of IBM Rational Application Developer (RAD) and IBM Security AppScan Source Edition with Developer plug-in. The article provides insight on Rational Application Developer, Security AppScan Source, and the integration. The article covers how install the Security AppScan Source Developer plug-in and use the integration with Rational Application Developer.
Released: July 19, 2012
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It’s hard to think of an industry that is not undergoing transformation. Systems space industries including domains like: Banking, Automotive, Aerospace, Defense, and Manufacturing, are all being transformed by the forces of a smarter planet.
By smarter planet we mean the world is becoming:
Any project that is taken up by your organization needs the knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to see success. Each of these tools requires them to be licensed so that there is an authentic and a transparent way to deliver the project seamlessly. The choice of tools and the licenses involved come at a cost to the organization.
Rational Token Licensing helps you become flexible and optimized:
For more information on Rational Token Licensing and how it can work in your deployment please visit:
Author: Kushagra Sharma
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Here is information on a recently publishing white paper for those interested in the integration of Rational DOORS and Rational Change.
Abstract: The content of this white paper helps you understand the administrative tasks of migrating the traditional integration of DOORS and Change to the OSLC integration using the built-in DOORS plugin. This white paper also covers the setup procedure of the DOORS database server and Redirector Service.
Published: June 13, 2012
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Here is a recently published white paper on the use of Rational Publishing Engine with Rational System Architect:
Author: Priya S.
Abstract: You can use the integration between Rational System Architect and Rational Publishing Engine as a reporting tool to create composite reports from multiple data sources. This white paper includes topics like how the integration works, how to setup up the integration, and how to publish a report using this integration.
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We have published two new white papers. The first is for the collaborative integration between Rational Team Concert and Rational Rhapsody. The second covers the date based licensing feature available with Telelogic based Rational products.
Author: Rohan De Noronha
Abstract: This white paper is describes the process of integrating Rational Rhapsody with Rational Team Concert. The white paper demonstrates the collaboration aspects between the two tools in terms of parallel and agile development.
Released: November 28, 2011
Author: Lipsmita Mohanty
Abstract: Some of the Telelogic products under the IBM Rational brand use a date based version license mechanism. The intent of this white paper is to answer questions related to date based licenses and renewals.
Released: November 29, 2011
We have a new white paper that covers the Rational Token Licensing concept. Check it out!
Author: Edwin Stalin
Abstract: This white paper describes how Rational Token based licensing works. This paper includes information on token based license advantages, license key generation, logging, and frequently asked questions.
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Check out these recently published white papers for Rational License Server and the Rational Logiscope Eclipse integration!
Author: Indraneel Paul
Abstract: This white paper provides recommendations for maintaining a stable and efficient license service. The white paper also provides tips for enhancing the performance. Included is a case study on the performance benchmarks of Rational License Key Server 8.1.1. This white paper covers the different aspects essential for a successful deployment, such as system requirements, system resources, and network and security considerations.
Released: September 29, 2011
Author: Sandhya Boray
Abstract: The integration between Rational Logiscope and Eclipse enables you to be more efficient in the handling of code and modeling. This document describes the procedure to setup the integration between the two tools and optimize their strengths.
Released: October 28, 2011
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Hot off the presses, here's a great new whitepaper just released yesterday. This paper is jam packed with info intended to provide you with a comprehensive guide to successfully use the integration between Rational System Architect and All Fusion CA-Erwin:
Author: Rajesh Avanthi
Abstract: This document describes how to integrate IBM Rational System Architect with CA-Erwin modeling tool and will assist in better understanding the metabridge functionalities which supports the export and import of logical data models as well as Physical data models from CA-Erwin to Rational System Architect.
This paper intends to provide you with a comprehensive guide to successfully use the integration between Rational System Architect and All Fusion CA-Erwin. The purpose is to merely serve as an aid in bringing the logical and physical data models from CA-Erwin into Rational System Architect and thus helping you to enhance the modeling designs in Rational System Architect.
From a business perspective, integrating the two major Enterprise Architect applications (Rational System Architect and CA-Erwin) should serve better and provide a strong base for fulfilling the business needs by providing a pathway from strategic enterprise architecture to tangible solution delivery.
PUBLISHED: New ClearCase Whitepaper: Leverage Eclipse product capabilities to simplify VOB content handling for CCRC
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Abstract from the paper's introduction section:
This whitepaper is designed as a supplement to the Build Forge Online Help Documentation. This document should not be seen as a replacement for the Online Help Manual. Build Forge Administrators and Release Engineering teams should review this document before making any changes to a new or existing environment. The information supplied is not based on IBM recommendations. This white paper is intended to assist in creating scalable and manageable Build Forge environments. The paper is broken down into individual components due to certain software requirements. Build Forge out of the box requires: Database backend, Java Application Server (Tomcat), Web Server (Apache with PHP), and Precompiled Perl Executables (Perl Engine). Each component has its own unique options when considering management and scalability.
After reviewing this whitepaper, apply changes to a test environment before releasing in production. Some of the topics discussed in this paper result in data removal and aggressive purging. Please note that these topics should be discussed prior to implementation.
Released: August 12, 2011
Author: William Frontiero and Joseph Bucanelli
New white paper Released: How to implement access restrictions to your EA Artifacts using Rational System Architect Catalog Manager
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Hot off the presses, a new whitepaper for Rational System Architect:
Abstract: This white paper provides you with information on how to implement access restrictions to your Enterprise Architecture (EA) Artifacts using IBM Rational System Architect Catalog Manager.
Released: August 1, 2011
Author: Mirtunjay Sharma
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This white paper provides you with information about how to extend the use of IBM Rational ClearCase Remote Client (CCRC) by leveraging known capabilities of Eclipse.
Many thanks to author Fred Bickford!
Read the whitepaper: Extending the use of CCRC by leveraging known Eclipse capabilities
Build a Java Data Objects application by using Rational Software Architect 8.0 and the Google App Engine SDK
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Build a Java Data Objects application by using Rational Software Architect 8.0 and the Google App Engine SDK
Many thanks to author Ali Manji!
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How to write a Rational Synergy Plugin
PUBLISHED: ClearCase Remote Client and Change Management Server Data Collection for Problem Analysis
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ClearCase Remote Client and Change Management Server Data Collection for Problem Analysis
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Enterprise Deployment of Rational 7.1 products using IBM Installation Manager
IBM Installation Manager is a program that helps you install, update, modify, roll-back and uninstall packages on your workstation.
This document discusses the benefits of using Installation Manager over installation methods used with 7.0 and earlier versions of Rational Products and provides instructions on how to setup an Installation Manager repository, how to create a response file and how to perform a silent installation.
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CM Server and CCRC Backup and Restoration Guidelines
Having a strategy and high-level procedures in place for an upgrade from
version 7.0.1.x to version 7.1.x.x of Rational ClearCase and Rational
ClearQuest can greatly assist administrators who are responsible for
upgrading these products in an existing environment.
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License borrowing is a way that enables you to run software on a computer that is not continuously connected to a license server on the network. Review the details in the white paper to learn more about License borrowing: what the feature is, which products are supported and instructions on configuration and usage.
Understanding License Borrowing
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Title: Migrating to IBM Rational DOORS 9.x configured to use Rational Directory Server
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