Essentials of Configuration Management with IBM Rational ClearCase UCM
Configuration Management with IBM Rational ClearCase UCM, V7.1 is a two-day, instructor-led course designed to teach configuration managers how to implement ClearCase UCM effectively in their development environment (Windows or Unix/Linux). This course introduces you to the discipline of software configuration management (SCM) using a unified change management approach (UCM) and discusses the attributes of effective SCM. Learn what information is critical to include in a configuration management plan. Practice creating and implementing a usage model based on a simulated software development project. The usage model includes details about organizing project artifacts, streaming strategies, and project process and policies.
Classroom (Hands-on labs)
You should have completed:
- Essentials of IBM Rational ClearCase UCM for Windows
- Essentials of IBM Rational ClearCase UCM for UNIX
- Define software configuration management and list the attributes of an effective software configuration management system.
- Explain the purpose and describe the contents of a configuration management plan.
- Complete a ClearCase UCM usage model.
- Implement a ClearCase UCM usage model by:
- Setting up project artifacts
- Creating UCM projects that implement a streaming strategy
- Implementing project process and policies through ClearCase and IBM Rational ClearQuest
- Software Configuration Management Overview
- Planning Components, VOBs, and Naming Conventions
- Stream Strategy and Views
- Baselines and Project Policies
- Change Request Process Model
- Setting Up a UCM Project
- Project Maintenance and policy enforcement using triggers
- Monitoring Project Status using ClearQuest and ClearCase Report Builder/Viewer
- Building and Recommending Baselines
- Build Management with ClearCase
- Managing Multiple Projects in UCM
This is a basic course for users who fill the role of configuration manager in their organizations.
- Some knowledge of ClearCase is assumed.
- No knowledge of ClearCase administration is assumed.
IBM Education Advantage Program eligibility:
- Yes – IBM Education Pack – Online Account