15 January 2021

SCM_Tr1.2-CC_base – Mastering the basics of Rational ClearCase  

Ref : SCM_Tr1.2-CC_base

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This course is aimed at project managers, configuration managers, integrators, and manufacturing managers.


This training enables configuration managers to effectively implement ClearCase Basic (without the UCM process overlay) in their development environment (Windows or Unix/Linux) and with the major version of ClearCase in use: 8.x or 9.x


  • Knowledge of the Windows or Linux environment and online commands.


  • Implementing Rational ClearCase Basic on your projects
  • Create and configure your projects
  • Create and configure ConfigSpecs to follow the defined branch strategy
  • Strengthen your process by implementing Triggers


Software Configuration Management (SCM) concepts

  • Configuration items (sci)
  • Repositories
  • Workspaces
  • Nomenclature

The basic objects of Rational / ClearCase

  • Notion of Vob
  • Notion of views: dynamic – snapshot view
  • The different types of managed elements
  • Configuration specification
  • Access to elements
  • Underlying process

General presentation of the interfaces

  • Preparation of the environment
  • Line interface
  • Graphical interface

Version management

  • Checkin / checkout
  • Parallel and concurrent access
  • Search and comparison tools
  • Events and history
  • Version and directory management

Production management with Clear Make / Omake

  • Management of derivative projects (do’s)
  • Sharing binaries
  • Confing record audits
  • Advanced manufacturing of ClearMake / Omake
    • Wink-in, scrubbing, …
    • Parallel and distributed manufacturing

Dynamic views / Snapshot views, Branch management

  • Branch policy
  • Automatic creation of branches

Versioning management, Use of meta-data

  • Branches
  • Elements
  • Labels
  • Attributes
  • Hyperlinks
  • Triggers

Demonstrations and exercises will complete each chapter of the course.

Training environment

  • A paper copy of the training material will be provided to each trainee
  • A training room with a video-projector, a whiteboard and 1 PC per trainee
  • A VirtualBox installation on each PC
  • A virtual machine under Virtual Box will be installed on the training machines to carry out the practical exercises


2 days (the content can also be adapted according to the technological context and the level of knowledge of the trainees).

  • The training can be provided both face-to-face and remotely
  • The training can take place on an inter-company or intra-company basis

More information?

Please contact us on +33(0)2 85 29 43 43 or by email : formation@ablogix.fr for a quote.

The training activity of ABlogiX is "registered under number 52 72 01527 72. This registration is not equivalent to State approval", in accordance with Article L6322-48.

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