JSL Solutions LLC

 

Solutions

check, mate. Implementing ClearCase and ClearCase UCM solutions tailored to the requirements of development organizations large and small.

  • Allen, TX
    • An Optical Telecom Co. Heterogeneous environment using base ClearCase not integrated with ClearQuest; supported using NetApp storage solution. Upgrade servers from ClearCase 5.0 (Solaris 8) to 7.0.1 (Solaris 10). Upgrade ClearCase clients from mix of 4.2/5.0 (Solaris / Windows 2000 & XP) to 7.0.1. Manage simultaneous ClearQuest upgrade (5.0 -> 7.0.1). Implement VOB backup strategy. Consolidate development policies using an enterprise-level trigger management solution. Implement remote development through a mix of web-access (CM Server) and data replication.
  • Charlotte, NC
    • A North American Food Services Provider Implemented a 3-tier branching and promotion strategy using base ClearCase. Implemented process and policy enforcement via custom triggers and scripts. Imported two projects from Visual SourceSafe into ClearCase. Windows 2000 Server platform.
  • Chicago, IL
    • Chicago Board Of Trade Implemented a 3-tier branching & promotion model with custom policy and process enforcement in an inter-op environment. Configured SAMBA 2.8 for SMB client/server communication. VOB, view, registry and license server implemented in a Solaris 9 environment and Windows 2000 clients integrated with Novell's NDS client 4.8 (then unsupported). Worked with IT to provide client installations via Zen. Converted groups from existing CVS and VSS solutions and imported source code for groups with no CM solution. Provided training, documentation and desk-side support for new users. Performed Linux installations. Provided integrated solutions with IBM Eclipse, Visual Studio .NET (VB), Borland JBuilder and MS Office. Implemented "proof of concept" for development using Redhat Linux 9.0.
  • Fairfax, VA
    • CGI Architected & implemented ClearQuest-enabled UCM solutions for large-scale, layered Financial Applications and multiple one-off variants using Versata and WebSphere for development. Implemented a temporary CITRIX solution for offshore development prior to MultiSite rollout. Migrated several other CVS repositories to ClearQuest-enabled UCM projects. Documented all processes, policies and scripts and trained incoming ClearCase administrator in UCM concepts and code migration and integration processes.
  • Houston, TX
    • A Global Energy & Petrochemical Co. Architected & implemented ClearQuest-enabled UCM proof-of-concept for several CVS projects. Assisted in and validated the automation of a nightly-build process. Documented the procedure for converting other CVS repositories to the proposed CQ-enabled UCM project architecture. Trained the incoming ClearCase admin and communicated all relevant information regarding the solution (verbally and via documentation) to a backfill prior to the end of the engagement.
  • Huntsville, AL
    • U.S. Army - Redstone Worked with a small CM team to implement PERL script-based development tools for base ClearCase enforcing role-based operations for branch creation, merging, promotion and labeling. Primary developement platform was HP-UX. Trained developers and provided documentation for all roles and processes including tool installation. Provided a customized ClearCase Home Base for Windows users. Additional policy enforcement and process automation was provided using ClearTrigger.
  • Hyattsville, MD
    • U.S. Government Performed Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) assessment for FMS. Conducted interviews with Platform Directors in Key Process Areas to determine relevant processes and current and planned hardware and software assets. Evaluation resulted in the recommendation of two best-fit and two alternative CMDB (Configuration Management Database) vendors whose solution best leveraged the processes and assets of the FMS environment.
  • Manhattan, NY
    • Financial Services Provider Implement generic, large-scale ClearQuest-enabled ClearCase UCM solution for approximately 500 users. ClearCase architecture will include a *NIX server and mixed *NIX and Windows XP/Vista clients. Process control and policy enforcement will be implemented via a mixture of ClearQuest integration, custom triggers and PERL scripts. Support for off-shore development and geographically distributed parallel development to be provided via replication and remote access solutions (CCRC). Included integrations with other IBM Rational tools for an end-to-end enterprise solution.
  • Menlo Park, CA
    • interWAVE Communications Migrated several groups from CVS (RCS) and ClearCase 3.2.1 to ClearCase 4.1. Implemented UCM for new users doing current development as well as support for prior product releases. Integrated ClearCase with existing implementation of the ClearDDTS problem reporting system. Provided an integrated backup solution for VOBs and views.
  • Naperville, IL
    • BP Architected & implemented a UCM solution for Vitria middleware and Informatica BO development on Windows 2000. Created deployment architecture to non-ClearCase Solaris 8 client systems using SAMBA / snapshot views. Some UCM projects integrated with ClearQuest. Upgraded servers and clients to Rational Suites / ClearCase v2002 SR2. Architected & implemented a CITRIX solution for remote development. Architected & implemented ClearCase 5.0 UCM solution integrated with PowerBuilder Windows NT/2000 clients. Integrated with Rational Suite v2002. Architected & implemented an integrated backup solution for ClearCase with ArcServe2000. Analyzed network infrastructure and performance, then assisted in architecting a geographically distributed solution for ReqPro, ClearQuest and ClearCase using Rational web components and/or MultiSite.
  • Pheonix, AZ
    • Military / IT Contractor Lead architect and engineer in implementing process and policy enforcement and automation for an existing ClearCase 4.1 installation. Mixed operating systems of Windows NT 4.0, Windows 9x and Tier II Unix (Tru64). Implemented integrations with ClearQuest after assisting in a product review of both CQ and DOORs.
  • Pittsburgh, PA
    • Union Switch & Signal Lead architect and engineer in implementing process and policy enforcement and automation for an existing ClearCase 4.1 installation. Mixed operating systems of Windows NT 4.0, Windows 9x and Tier II Unix (Tru64). Implemented integrations with ClearQuest after assisting in a product review of both CQ and DOORs.
  • Rochester, NY
    • Xerox Corporation Implemented, updated and maintained a multi-tier software development environment. Supported Microsoft NT 4.0, Solaris 2.51, Solaris 2.7 and Solaris 8 development environments. ClearCase and MultiSite used to support bi-coastal development for ~100 developers in the U.S. Architected & implemented 'quick' backup solutions for Legato on Unix. Gathered requirements, defined specifications and procured servers for development on Windows NT and Solaris, including a 768GB storage array (1998).
  • Round lake, IL
    • Baxter Corporation Migrate and upgrade ClearCase and Rational Suites servers to v2002. Automate silent install scripts and provide access for client upgrades and support. Create custom PERL scripts for generating build reports and VOB content reports. Windows 2000 platform.
  • Somerville, MA
    • TIBCO Migrate existing VOBs and views from local storage on a Solaris server to an ONTAP Netapp storage location that was unsupported by IBM at the time. Client was utilizing ClearCase 2003.06.00.