IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler for Applications V8.5 enables Solution Manager Certification and includes Computing Center Management System alert mechanismsIBM United States Software Announcement 209-192
June 23, 2009
|At a glance|
Key features of IBM® Tivoli® Workload Scheduler for Applications V8.5:
- Computing Center Monitoring System (CCMS) event sensing
- Job Throttling feature to enhance the throughput of SAP servers
- CCMS alerting
- Solution Manager certification
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IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler for Applications extends the service-driven workload automation capabilities of IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler (TWS) to z/OS® and other environments, such as SAP, Oracle, and PeopleSoft enterprise resource planning (ERP) application systems.
New in IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler for Applications V8.5
Tivoli Workload Scheduler events from SAP Computing Center Monitoring System (CCMS) alerts
This feature defines event rules based on the CCMS alerts. This feature provides the integration from SAP CCMS and, therefore, the Business Monitoring of SAP Solution Manager to TWS. TWS for Applications V8.5 will provide the possibility to define TWS event rules based on the CCMS alerts. This allows integrating CCMS alerts in the TWS Event Management Infrastructure. (This feature is available in TWS distributed environments only.)
SAP Job Throttling
This feature manages the intercepted SAP jobs produced on the server and releases them to optimize the load of the SAP work processes. Through this optimization, the risk of performance degradation due to a large queue on the SAP work processes can be reducted or eliminated. SAP Job Throttling is generally available both for Tivoli Workload Scheduler for Application distributed and end-to-end solutions.
Solution Manager Certification
Solution Manager Certification requires that a product registers itself in the SAP System Landscape Directory (SLD) as a product along with its software components. Tivoli Workload Scheduler for Applications provides an additional installation and post-installation step to register itself. This function is generally available both for Tivoli Workload Scheduler distributed and end-to-end solutions.
Solution Manager integration
The integration feature provides the ability to send data about the job throttling component activities to the SAP CCMS architecture. This enables the job throttling to be included in SAP Solution Manager Business Management, which is based on the CCMS.
- Can read and update the new Tivoli Workload Automation registry file
- Adopts the same look and feel as the other Tivoli Workload Scheduler products such
- Tivoli Workload Scheduler V8.5
- Tivoli Dynamic Workload Console V8.5
- Adopts and enables the common launchpad for the Tivoli Workload Scheduler for Applications family
- Helps assist the user by providing customized files with XA Workstation definition ready to be deployed
Tivoli Workload Scheduler V8.3 media pack will be withdrawn effective on August 14, 2009.
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- Tivoli Workload Scheduler for Applications V8.5 prerequisites
- Tivoli Workload Scheduler V8.3, or later
Note: To define event rules based on SAP R/3 events with Tivoli Workload Scheduler for Applications V8.5, the master domain manager must have Tivoli Workload Scheduler V8.4 fix pack 1, or later, installed.
Tivoli Workload Scheduler for Applications 8.5 interacts with the following:
- Oracle E-Business Suite
- SAP R/3
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|Planned availability dates|
- June 24, 2009: Electronic
- July 17, 2009: Media
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IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler for Applications V8.5 delivers:
- Policy-based event monitoring and filtering
- Use of Computing Center Management System (CCMS) SAP alerts as event monitoring triggers, in addition to SAP basis events and IDocs.
- Unsurpassed scalability and load throughput optimization, thanks to the Job Throttler function.
- Solution Manager Certification.
This helps enterprises dynamically react according to business events and desired service levels, opening new and more dynamic scenarios for the delivery of enterprise services. Delivery of batch services can be made more dynamic and much stronger integration can exist between batch and online (transactional) services. Event-based workload automation also provides flexible alerting for operators, administrators, and managers for real-time user notification.
Other potential benefits of the event-based workload automation function delivered by Workload Scheduler for Applications V8.5, when used in conjunction with Workload Scheduler, include:
- Capability for the production and use of alternate plans
- Submission of SAP workloads through dedicated panels
- Improved usability of the panels and flows of the Tivoli Dynamic Workload Console (Web-based interface)
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Program number VRM Program name 5698-WSE 8.5 IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler for Applications
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The following hardcopy publication is shipped with the basic machine-readable material.
Form Title number IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler for Applications GC32-1538 V8.5: Quick Start Guide
The publication listed below can be downloaded in English from the following Web site after the general availability date. Translated copies in selected languages will be available within 60 days of the general availability date.
Form Title number IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler for Applications SC32-1278 V8.5: User's Guide
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Specified operating environment
Workload Scheduler for Applications V8.5 runs on hardware platforms that support the operating systems listed in the Software requirements section.
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Pricing examples for IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler for Applications and IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler
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- Twenty uniprocessor cores
- Sixty Five 2-way servers
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- One 16-way Sun Ultra server with two 8-way physical partitions (only one of which is managed by Tivoli applications) One 24-way server
- One z800 server with two uniprocessor core IFLs running Linux
- One 1,500 MSU System z server
- Five hundred workstations and 1,000 laptops (1,500 clients)
- One hundred network nodes
The customer desires to schedule work on its 14-way distributed server and its 24-way distributed server. Thus, the customer must obtain Processor Value Unit entitlements associated with the following number of processor cores, for its distributed environment:
Quantity in customer Processor cores Systems managed environment to be licensed 14-way 1 14 24-way 1 24 Total processor cores to be licensed 38
IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler for Applications The customer desires to schedule work on its 14-way distributed server and its 24-way distributed server. The servers include 1 instance of Oracle (on the 14-way distributed server), one of SAP (on the 24-way distributed server), and 1 custom mainframe application (on the 14-way System z server). Thus, the customer must obtain Processor Value Unit entitlements associated with the following number of processor cores
Quantity in customer Processor cores Systems managed environment to be licensed 14-way 1 14 24-way 1 24 14-way 1 14 Total processor cores to be licensed 52
- IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler for Applications requires licensing for IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler. For the purpose of licensing IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler for Applications, licensing for IBM Workload Scheduler is per-processor core based on the server on which the IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler for Applications product is installed. There is no longer a 1:1 licensing requirement for IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler for Applications and for IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler.
- Licensing for IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler for Applications is per-processor core on the server where the application is scheduled.
- For Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) scheduling, entitlements are required for all of the ERP servers, applications, and databases.
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Media pack description Part number TWS Apps 8.5.0 Media Pack MP ML BJ0SWML
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Tivoli Workload Scheduler V8.3 media pack will be withdrawn effective on August 14, 2009.
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Media pack description Part number IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler for Apps V8.4.0 BJ0LDML CD MP ML
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Yes. Software Subscription and Support (also referred to as Software Maintenance) is included with licenses purchased through Passport Advantage and Passport Advantage Express. Product upgrades and Technical Support are provided by the Software Subscription and Support (Software Maintenance) offering as described in the Agreements. Product upgrades provide the latest versions and releases to entitled software and Technical Support provides voice and electronic access to IBM support organizations, worldwide.
IBM includes one year of Software Subscription and Support (Software Maintenance) with each program license acquired. The initial period of Software Subscription and Support (Software Maintenance) can be extended by the purchase of a renewal option, if available.
While your Software Subscription and Support (Software Maintenance) is in effect, IBM provides you assistance for your routine, short duration installation and usage (how-to) questions, and code-related questions. IBM provides assistance via telephone and, if available, electronic access, only to your information systems (IS) technical support personnel during the normal business hours (published prime shift hours) of your IBM support center. (This assistance is not available to your end users.) IBM provides Severity 1 assistance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For additional details, consult your IBM Software Support Handbook at
Software Subscription and Support (Software Maintenance) does not include assistance for the design and development of applications, your use of programs in other than their specified operating environment, or failures caused by products for which IBM is not responsible under the applicable agreements.
For additional information about the International Passport Advantage Agreement and the IBM International Passport Advantage Express Agreement, visit the Passport Advantage Web site at
System i Software Maintenance applies
Variable charges apply
Educational allowance available
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|IBM Electronic Services|
IBM has transformed its delivery of hardware and software support services to help you achieve higher system availability. Electronic Services is a Web-enabled solution that offers an exclusive, no-additional-charge enhancement to the service and support available for IBM servers. These services are designed to provide the opportunity for greater system availability with faster problem resolution and preemptive monitoring. Electronic Services comprises two separate, but complementary, elements: Electronic Services news page and Electronic Services Agent.
The Electronic Services news page is a single Internet entry point that replaces the multiple entry points traditionally used to access IBM Internet services and support. The news page enables you to gain easier access to IBM resources for assistance in resolving technical problems.
The Electronic Service Agent is no-additional-charge software that resides on your server. It monitors events and transmits system inventory information to IBM on a periodic, client-defined timetable. The Electronic Service Agent automatically reports hardware problems to IBM. Early knowledge about potential problems enables IBM to deliver proactive service that may result in higher system availability and performance. In addition, information collected through the Service Agent is made available to IBM service support representatives when they help answer your questions or diagnose problems. Installation and use of IBM Electronic Service Agent for problem reporting enables IBM to provide better support and service for your IBM server.
To learn how Electronic Services can work for you, visit
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For Passport Advantage and charges, contact your IBM representative or your authorized IBM Business Partner. Additional information is also available at
Business Partner information
If you are an IBM Business Partner -- Distributor for Workstation Software acquiring products from IBM, you may link to Passport Advantage Online for resellers where you can obtain Business Partner pricing information. An IBM ID and password are required.
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To order, contact your local IBM representative or your IBM Business Partner.
To identify your local IBM Business Partner or IBM representative, call 800-IBM-4YOU (426-4968). For more information, contact the Americas Call Centers.
Phone: 800-IBM-CALL (426-2255) Fax: 800-2IBM-FAX (242-6329) For IBM representative: email@example.com For IBM Business Partner: firstname.lastname@example.org Mail: IBM Teleweb Customer Support ibm.com® Sales Execution Center, Americas North 3500 Steeles Ave. East, Tower 3/4 Markham, Ontario Canada L3R 2Z1 Reference: YE001
The Americas Call Centers, our national direct marketing organization, can add your name to the mailing list for catalogs of IBM products.
Note: Shipments will begin after the planned availability date.
Electronic Service Agent is a trademark of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.
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For the most current information regarding IBM products, consult your IBM representative or reseller, or visit the IBM worldwide contacts page
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