CA Endevor Software Change Manager Competitors and Alternatives

Read reviews of CA Endevor Software Change Manager competitors and alternatives
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Consultant
CEO at DrAlex Software
Sep 04 2017

What is most valuable?

Rational ClearCase is a tool for software configuration management (SCM). Once it hit the market in early 1990s, it was a revolutionary tool. One of the most remarkable features were dynamic views, which enabled viewing different versions of a product without downloading the files to the developer's computer. Since then, ClearCase powers software development in... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Before ClearCase, there was essentially no configuration management, and a developer often did not know which version of the product was most recent, what was delivered to what client and on what version were his colleagues working. Imagine a group of programmers that write some software, delivers it to a customer and then continues to develop new features. All... more»
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Real User
Senior Software Engineer at a engineering company with 10,001+ employees
Mar 27 2017

What is most valuable?

The workflow feature with stateful record types and the ability to implement these rapidly in our project have been of value to us. We’ve used the product to track change requests, problems, and physical asset management for a major railroad... more»

How has it helped my organization?

The solution we’re providing our client required the implementation of the workflow feature to complement their process. It allows us to assign responsibility to each step of the process in the change requests. As for the assets, it allows us... more»

What needs improvement?

The product has its quirks and limitations. For instance, there is no data type for floating point numbers. Only integer types are provided. ClearQuest provides no support for Boolean data types.
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Perforce
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Real User
SCM administrator at a tech company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Sep 05 2017

What is most valuable?

* Fine grained access control. * Ability to handle very large file counts, very large version counts, and very large file sizes * Speed * The server is very efficient * Perforce is one of very few software vendors who target documented,... more»

How has it helped my organization?

The tool is central to our workflow. It does the following: * Drives continuous delivery and integration * Delivers large file sets to remote sites faster than anything else * Recalls history reliably

What needs improvement?

* Perforce does not appear to have an enterprise scale software test environment. We sometimes serve as their software QA department. * The database engine is very fast, but has proven difficult for them to debug. Their attempts to work... more»

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