Posts Tagged ‘Rational’

Rational Software Architect 8.0 beta and Rational Application Developer 8.0 beta

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010

Rational Software Architect 8.0 beta is now available for you to try out as part of the Rational Software Architect open beta program. For information on all of the new Rational Software Architect enhancements visit the Rational Software Architect wiki – specifically the v8 beta pages on the wiki, and the Information Center for the […]

Webcast: Using Rational Team Concert in a Globally Distributed Team

Sunday, January 11th, 2009

Erich Gamma from the Rational Jazz team has just recorded and posted a 60 minute webcast on the subject of using Rational Team Concert in a globally distributed team. Erich covers topics such as server setup, release planning, iteration planning and finishing a release. Have a look if you are interested in agile methods.

Rational Team Concert 1.0 is now available

Friday, June 27th, 2008

Rational Team Concert 1.0 is now available on You can download a free version with a server and 3 client licenses included. Team concert “provides a development environment that allows developers to collaborate together using integrated Source Control, Work Items, Build, Dashboards, Reports, and Process support. ” I am especially interested in the support […]

Jazz is now open to everyone

Friday, January 18th, 2008 is now open to everyone. From the site: “Jazz is an IBM Rational project to build a scalable, extensible team collaboration platform for integrating work across the phases of the development lifecycle”. According to Andy Patrizio from Jazz can be compared to SourceForge and Subversion. The Jazz team blog has also been opened […]

Scalability of Rational Performance Tester

Saturday, December 15th, 2007

IBM has an interesting case study on using Rational Performance Tester to test the US Open web servers. For the performance test only just two standard PCs running Windows XP were needed in order to generate almost 25,000 hits per minute to a single node. I have experience using Rational Performance Tester on web projects […]

Rational Application Developer V7 Programming Guide

Wednesday, August 15th, 2007

The first draft of the free Rational Application Developer V7 Programming Guide has been published to the IBM Redbooks site. Update December 29, 2007: The final version has been published on December 26.

Rational Software Delivery Platform V7.0 released

Tuesday, December 5th, 2006

IBM has today released the Rational Software Delivery Platform V7.0 – a comprehensive set of products that include the long awaited Rational Software Architect V7.0 (RSA) and Rational Application Developer V7.0 (RAD) and also products such as Rational Functional Tester V7.0 and Rational Performance Tester V7.0.

Rational Data Architect V7.0 released

Friday, December 1st, 2006

Rational Data Architect V7.0 has been released on November 28 – and integration with Rational Software Architect has now been improved. A webcast on December 19 will introduce the new version and its new features.

Tutorial: Design SOA services with Rational Software Architect

Friday, September 22nd, 2006

A new tutorial called “Design SOA services with Rational Software Architect” has been posted on developerWorks. The tutorial is part 1 of a series and “you will learn about the relationship between a set of tools in the IBM® Rational® Software Development Platform that you will use as you design an SOA-based service using Model-Driven […]

Rational Software Architect V7.0 open beta program

Wednesday, September 13th, 2006

You can now preregister for the Rational Software Architect V7.0 and Rational Functional Tester V7.0 open beta program. The beta program is set to start in October 2006. From the press release: “Clients participating in the beta program can experiment with new and improved features that help implement service oriented architectures, systems development, and geographically […]