Change and Version Control
hange control is simply a mechanism used for controlling change. In its simplest form, change control consists of locking items within the change control system to prevent users from changing those items. Version control, on the other hand, involves managing versions of items, with no provisions for preventing change.
Change and version control systems are commonplace in the typical development lifecycle. Developers write code using a fancy text editor, run some automated tests, and then check that code into ...