Checkpoints and baselines

View profiles capture stable configurations of a project with checkpoints, a set of labeled versions. UCM uses baselines, which capture a set of versions per component.

The following table summarizes the key differences between view profiles and UCM features.
Table 1. View profile features and their UCM counterparts
View profile construct UCM counterpart
View profile Project and integration stream
Integration branch Integration stream
Private branch Development stream
Set up private branch Create a development stream/join project
Finish private branch Deliver work to integration stream
Branch is closed when work is completed and merged to integration branch. Development stream is not closed after a deliver operation.
No automated support for updating private branch with work from other developers. Rebase operation adds changes from the integration stream to private work area.
Views are configured with information from profiles. Views are configured with information from streams.