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Which SCM solutions exist for managing mainframe software?

From my own experience, these are some the typical softwares packages: CA Endevor. SERENA ChangeMan ZMF. Compuware ISPW. IBM SCLM. All of these packages can manage, more or less out-of-the-box, ...
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How can I develop and support mainframe software without going broke?

One possibility would be to find a 3rd party business owning such infra and selling on-demand usage/access time/connectivity to it as a service for more convenient expenses. For example Mathru ...
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Which plugin should I use to get started with Jenkins to manage mainframe components in PDS format?

Jenkins slave runs in unix system services of z/OS and can run any script or function from there. We use the Git plugin to pull the source code onto z/OS then you have different choices of how to ...
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Which plugin should I use to get started with Jenkins to manage mainframe components in PDS format?

I set up jenkins to manage mainframe tables. Essentially utilizing groovy script plugin. I wrote code that handles movement of files on the mainframe and call them though the plugin. Essentially ...
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Which SCM solutions exist for managing mainframe software?

The answers above assume managing source code for z/OS has to be different from any other platform. The answer 10 years ago might have been the above. But z/OS has evolved along with the z hardware ...
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QA instability due to lack of stable UAT/staging environment

If you need to manually test the whole system, there needs to be a stable environment for that. It should reflect the production environment, with the only difference being the component that is about ...
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How to hook up Jenkins to Endevor?

Apart from your "this", there is also Compuware Source Code Download for Endevor, PDS, and ISPW Plugin. Some details about it (from the linked page): ... allows Jenkins users to download Endevor, ...
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Which plugin should I use to get started with Jenkins to manage mainframe components in PDS format?

@Pierre.Vriens, wrt your ask about “investigate the feasibility of managing data stored in personal files (PDSes, i.e. partitioned data sets) on the mainframe.”, you can use zOS Management Facility (...
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Which plugin should I use to get started with Jenkins to manage mainframe components in PDS format?

In general, there are two ways to automate actions from Jenkins: Install a plugin for Jenkins and use it in steps to automate tasks. Write a script (shell, python, other) and call it from a step to ...
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