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New Video: Introducing ALM Performance Monitoring & Alerting for ClearCase ClearQuest

For the first time, we now provide a Free Community Edition of our performance monitoring & alerting tool for ClearCase ClearQuest and Jenkins. You can quickly get email alerts when something goes wrong with machine or application, and you can even define thresholds aligned to your needs. Yes it’s free! We provide both Free and […]

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New: ALM Performance v1.6 is out!

We are happy to announce the new release of ALM Performance v1.6, our monitoring and alerting tool for Jenkins, ClearCase, ClearQuest. Since the release of the previous release (v1.5) a month ago, we have received and incorporated feedback from many of our users and we have tried to address all of needs with this latest version. This […]

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The Importance of well-defined thresholds when administering ClearCase, Jenkins or ClearQuest

This time I’d like to share some insights we observed when we helped our first users to install our monitoring & alerting tool for ClearCase, Jenkins and ClearQuest. A threshold is the point at which your system begins to experience difficulties. For example: high memory usage in your Jenkins master or a low number of […]

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The Challenge of Getting Full Control Over your Jenkins Deployment

We at ALMtoolbox spend a great portion of our time talking and understanding our customer’s pains. One of the most painful issues Jenkins administrators raise is that they cannot control all of the parts of their Jenkins environment if they are not part of the IT team. As a result the administrator may not find […]

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The Challenge of Getting Full Control Over Your ClearCase ClearQuest Deployment

We at ALMtoolbox spend a great portion of our time talking and understanding our customer’s pains. One of the most painful issues ClearCase & ClearQuest administrators raise is that they cannot control all of the parts of their environment if they are not part of the IT team. As a result the administrator may not […]

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ALM Vitality Monitoring: Sharing Insights and what’s in it for you

It has been 6 weeks since we released the first version of ALM Vitality, so now is a good time to share a few insights we’ve received from our ALM Vitality users. We will also share what is new in ALM Vitality and show how you can benefit from the application growth. Here is the […]

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Using Visual Annotate with ClearCase: Join our training webinar

Last week we released Visual Annotate v3.6 . As part of the release, we are offering a free training webinar to show the users what’s new and give an updated overview of this tool. Visual Annotate is a lightweight tool that tracks the development history from the code lines perspective, helping you to quickly detect […]

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Do you want to Improve your ClearCase Performance?

We meet with many ClearCase users who struggle with low performance. The problem is not always with ClearCase of course. It can stem from other reasons related to the server, networking, client stations, etc. The trick is to find the bottlenecks and know how to deal with them. This article focuses on the performance experience […]

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An interesting Conference next week

Next week there’s an interesting conference in Boston that concerns DevOps, Agile, development and testing. Visit the IBM booth, and be sure to take home a GoMidjets DevOps solution brochure! Our DevOps solution now provides DevOps and Developmental Intelligence for ClearCase ClearQuest, and it works for all R&D players. That means that it’s ideal for […]

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ClearCase User, Do You Want to Save Time?

Do you want to save time? Learn how Visual Annotate can help you save time Let’s assume you’re a software engineer, and you have to find a bug that comes from a code section written by you or one of  your colleagues, to fix it and deliver it as soon as possible (the application is […]

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