Solutions Overview: Helix Core Version Control System

This manual introduces Helix Server, a version control system that is secure, scalable, and supports parallel development and high availability. Topics include version control, centralized versus distributed development, client applications, use cases, a list resources to help you succeed, and a glossary to terms.

See these topics to get started:

What's new

For a complete list of what's new in this release, see the Helix Core Server Release Notes.

Additional help for Helix Core

Command line client usage

See the Helix Core Command-Line (P4) Guide for information on how to use the Helix Server Command Line Client.

Helix Server administration

See Helix Core Server Administrator Guide for information on installation, configuration, and management of Helix Server. This includes the "deployment architecture" of multi-site environments with multiple interconnected or replicated Perforce services.

Distributed versioning

See the Using Helix Core Server for Distributed Versioning for information on how to use the Distributed Version Control System (DVCS).