Whitepapers

 

Release Automation

Whitepapers

 

Why Choose Release Engineer

This whitepaper reviews the fundamental differences between Release Engineer and most open source and commercial ARA solutions.

Release Automation Basics

This whitepaper covers the core principles behind Release Automation and what the enterprise should require.


DevOps

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Diving Deeper - DevOps for the Large Organization

A review of the DevOps challenges for Large Organizations, not solved by Open Source Best Practices"

It's Just Ops

A technical review of the true origin of DevOps and how to get started down your own DevOps road.

Diving Deeper - DevOps for the Large Organization

A review of the DevOps challenges for Large Organizations, not solved by Open Source Best Practices".

Four Levels of DevOps

A review of the progression of DevOps in four levels

 


 


 

Build Automation

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Build Automation the next wave in agile methods

Learn how build automation, combined with build management, can accelerate your continuous integration builds. Understand distributed builds, distributed processing, server pooling and parallelized builds.

Accelerating Your Software Build

Accelerating your software builds is critical for improving agile methods and establishing a more efficient release process. This whitepaper explains what is required for accelerating builds and shows how Meister supports the process.

Finding ROI in Build and Workflow Automation

Learn how to calculate the ROI recognized by implementing a full build automation solution, including the auto generation of build scripts themselves.

Enterprise Build Management with OpenMake Software

This document presents an overview of managing the enterprise build process with Openmake Meister.

7.5 Feature Summary

Get the details on OpenMake's Dynamic DevOps Suite 7.5 enhancements. The 7.5 release includes Deploy+ which supports enhanced deployment capabilities.

Continuous Integration

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Meister - Moving Beyond Maven

See how Meister and Maven compare for enterprise builds. Meister goes beyond Maven to deliver scalable, enterprise-class automated builds.

Meister Vs. Ant

A technical review of the differences between Meister and Ant.

Meister - Moving Beyond Jenkins

See how Meister and Jenkins compare for continuous integration. Meister goes beyond Jenkins to deliver scalable, enterprise-class DevOps solution.

Smart Builds for Fast Continuous Integration

Accelerating your builds requires that your compile process be "smart". Learn how to execute "smart" builds for fast continuous integration.

Amp Up Your CI Builds

This document presents the use of Continuous Build Scripts and Build Avoidance to speed up and standardize your Continuous Integration Builds.


 


 

Auditing

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Using Build Forensics to meet IT Compliance

This document presents how Build Forensics and Build Management completes the IT Compliance Process.

Practices for meeting FDA Software Validation Standards

This whitepaper covers common practices using build management to meet FDA Software Validation Standards and Requirements

Agile Practices

Whitepapers

 

Improving your Agile Process with OpenMake Meister

This document presents the Agile Development process, its challenges and OpenMake Software's solution.

Implementing an Agile process with CA SCM and Meister

This document discusses how to address agile practices within a process driven lifecycle using CA Software Configuration Manager and Meister. Learn how to create a continuous integration process for your agile developers while maintaining a waterfall approach to production release.


 

Eclipse Whitepapers

 

Meister and the Eclipse Plug-in

This document outlines the steps required for integrating with the Eclipse Plug-In.

Building J2EE applications using IBM RAD®, ClearCase® with Meister

This document presents a discussion of how to streamline J2EE development using Openmake integrated into IBM RAD and IBM ClearCase.

Microsoft .Net

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Benefits of using Meister with .Net Visual Studio

Meister extends the features of .Net, TFS and Team Build for enterprise .Net development environments. Learn how Meister supports builds for multiple .Net Solutions, accelerates .Net builds and manages cross language development efforts.

Building Multi-Language Applications using Microsoft Visual Studio and OpenMake Meister

Learn how you can use the Microsoft Visual Studio technology to build multi-language applications using the Meister Microsoft Add-in. Build mutli-language, or multi-solution applications with inter-dependency checking and build best practices.

 

 

IBM RAD

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Building J2EE applications using IBM RAD®, ClearCase® with Meister

This document presents a discussion of how to streamline J2EE development using Openmake integrated into IBM RAD and IBM ClearCase.

Building IBM Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Projects with Meister

This document presents a discussion of how Openmake integrates into IBM Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Projects and extends the build.

CA Harvest Support

Whitepapers

 

CA Harvest and Meister (CA Harvest Premium Edition) integration overview

Understand the integration between OpenMake Meister and CA Harvest (Premium Edition) for building your software directly from CA Harvest without Ant, Maven or Make scripts.

Implementing DevOps with CA Harvest

Implementing a simplified build and deploy process integrated into CA Harvest.

 


 

Conversion to Git/SVN

 

Implementing a PVCS to Subversion or PVCS to GIT Conversion

A technical whitepaper explaining the required steps for completing a PVCS conversion.