IBM InfoSphere Optim Configuration Manager for DB2 for z/OS V2.1 centralizes management of database configurations with registration of key database information

IBM United States Software Announcement 211-453
December 6, 2011


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Overview Overview Technical information Technical information
Key prerequisites Key prerequisites Ordering information Ordering information
Planned availability date Planned availability date Terms and conditions Terms and conditions
Description Description Prices Prices
Program number Program number Order now Order now
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IBM® InfoSphere® Optim™ Configuration Manager for DB2® for z/OS® V2.1:

  • Provides centralized management of database client configurations that enhances audit readiness
  • Helps administrators plan for database maintenance and retirement
  • Lets database administrators modify properties of deployed database clients
  • Lets database administrators track the configuration changes to the applications data clients or servers that could be the root cause of a sudden performance degradation or outage of a production application
For ordering, contact Your IBM representative or an IBM Business Partner.
For more information contact the Americas Call Centers at
800-IBM-CALL (426-2255).
 
Reference: YE001


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Use InfoSphere Optim Configuration Manager V2.1 to:

  • Discover enterprise data assets using information gleaned from database application clients
  • Centralize client connection definitions to improve manageability
  • Leverage client definition as a central registry for database connectivity with IBM InfoSphere and Optim tools
  • Maintain appropriate configuration of data servers and data clients such that application performance and availability objectives are met and sustained

InfoSphere Optim Configuration Manager key features:

  • Discover client information for databases, such as host name, IP address, user ID, client version information, and more. In addition, it helps with license compliance checking when used with DB2 Connect™ V9.7 FixPack 5.
  • Define official connection definitions for databases, such as database location and database driver properties.
  • Modify properties of deployed database clients to improve database transaction performance, to help enforce security and privacy controls, allocate data clients amongst data servers for desired workload balance, and redirect data clients to connect to a different data server.
  • Track client access to data servers.
  • Track changes of database and client configurations to help determine the root cause for performance degradation or outage of a production application.

InfoSphere Optim Configuration Manager V2.1 offers centralized management of database and client configurations, based on IBM DB2 technology, and is designed to manage data more effectively and efficiently. Greater availability is delivered through DB2 enhancements such as online, automated database reorganization. In addition, the increased scalability and the ability of DB2 to leverage the latest in server technology helps deliver increased performance of backup and recovery processes. Additionally, database administrators are now able to track the configuration changes to the applications data clients or servers that could be the root cause of a sudden performance degradation or outage of a production application.



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Key prerequisites
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Refer to the Hardware requirements and Software requirements sections.



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Planned availability date
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December 16, 2011



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Accessibility by people with disabilities

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Section 508 of the US Rehabilitation Act

Product Name: IBM InfoSphere Optim Configuration Manager for DB2 for z/OS is capable as of December 6, 2011, when used in accordance with IBM's associated documentation, of satisfying the applicable requirements of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, provided that any assistive technology used with the product properly interoperates with it. A US Section 508 Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) can be requested on the following website

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Value Unit-based pricing

Value Unit pricing for eligible IBM System z® IBM International Program License Agreement (IPLA) programs enables a lower cost of incremental growth and enterprise aggregation. Each System z IPLA product with Value Unit pricing has a single price per Value Unit and a conversion matrix, called Value Unit Exhibit, for converting from some designated measurement to Value Units. Most commonly, Millions of Service Units (MSUs) is the measurement designated by IBM to be converted to Value Units. Some other measurements are engines or messages. Since MSUs are the most common measurement, that measurement will be used for the remainder of this description.

Value Unit pricing offers price benefits for you. For each System z IPLA program with Value Unit pricing, the quantity of that program needed to satisfy applicable IBM terms and conditions is referred to as the required license capacity. Each of the various Value Unit Exhibits stipulate that the larger your required license capacity, the fewer Value Units per MSU you will need. Value Unit Exhibits are uniquely identified by a three digit code and referred to using the nomenclature VUExxx, where xxx is the three digit code.

Subsequent acquisitions of Value Unit priced programs offer additional price benefits. The quantity of each System z IPLA program that you have acquired is referred to as entitled license capacity. If you wish to grow your entitled license capacity for a System z IPLA program, the calculation to determine additional needed Value Units is based upon the number of Value Units already acquired.

For each System z IPLA program with Value Unit pricing, you should:

  • Determine the required license capacity, in MSUs
  • Aggregate the MSUs across the enterprise
  • Convert the total MSUs to Value Units, using the applicable Value Unit Exhibit
  • Multiply the price per Value Unit by the total number of Value Units to determine the total cost

To simplify conversion from the designated measurement to Value Units or vice-versa, use the Value Unit Converter Tool. For additional information or to obtain a copy of the Value Unit Converter Tool, visit the Value Unit Converter Tool website

http://ibm.com/zseries/swprice/vuctool

Note that Value Units of a given product cannot be exchanged, interchanged, or aggregated with Value Units of another product.

To determine the required license capacity for the System z IPLA program you selected, refer to the Terms and conditions section.



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Program                Program
number         VRM     name
 
5655-OCM       210     IBM InfoSphere Optim Configuration Manager
                        for DB2 for z/OS

Product identification number

                    Subscription and
Program PID number  Support PID number

5655-OCM            5655-OCS 


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Product information is available via the Offering Information website

http://www.ibm.com/common/ssi


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No hardcopy publications are shipped with this program.

The IBM Publications Center

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One copy of the following publications is supplied automatically with the basic material.

IBM InfoSphere Optim Configuration Manager for (5655-OCM) DB2 for z/OS V2.1

Title                                                  Order number
  
Conf Mgr DB2 V2 ISO Kit                                LK5T-8861
Conf Mgr V2 ZIP file Kit                               LK5T-8862
DB2 Enter SVR Ed V9.7 Kit                              LK5T-8863
License Information                                    GC19-3487
Program Directory                                      GI10-8909
QSG                                                    GC19-3499
Quick Start Guide                                      LCD4-8398


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Specified operating environment

Hardware requirements

Before you install InfoSphere Optim Configuration Manager, verify that your system meets the minimum hardware requirements:

  • 5 GB available hard drive space
  • 3 GB memory
Software requirements

The following operating systems are supported for IBM InfoSphere Optim Configuration Manager for DB2 for z/OS V2.1:

  • AIX® V5.3, V6.1, V7.1 64 bit
  • Windows™ 7 Professional, Enterprise, Ultimate x86-64
  • Windows Vista Business, Ultimate, Enterprise x86-64
  • Windows Server 2003 Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter x86-64
  • Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter x86-64
  • Windows Server 2008 Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter x86-64
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter x86-64
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux™ Desktop 5, 6 x86-64
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6 x86-64
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Platform 5 x86-64
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6 for System z 64 bit
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Platform 5 for System z 64 bit
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10, 11 x86-64
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10, 11 x86-64
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10, 11 for System z 64 bit
  • Sun Solaris SPARC 9 64 bit
  • Sun Solaris SPARC 10 64 bit

The following operating systems are supported for IBM InfoSphere Optim Data Tools Runtime Client V2.1:

  • AIX V5.3, V6.1, V7.1 64 bit
  • Windows 7 Professional, Enterprise, Ultimate x86-32 and x86-64
  • Windows Vista Business, Ultimate, Enterprise x86-32 and x86-64
  • Windows XP Professional SP2 x86-64/SP3 x86-32
  • Windows Server 2003 Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter x86-32 and x86-64
  • Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter x86-32 and x86-64
  • Windows Server 2008 Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter x86-32 and x86-64
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter x86-64
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop 5 x86-32 and x86-64
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop 6 x86-64
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Platform 5 x86-32 and x86-64
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 x86-64
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6 for System p® 64 bit
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Platform 5 for System p 64 bit
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6 for System z 64 bit
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Platform 5 for System z 64 bit
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10, 11 x86-32 and x86-64
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10,11 x86-32 and x86-64
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10,11 for System p 64 bit
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10,11 for System z 64 bit
  • HP-UX 11i v2 IA64
  • HP-UX 11i v3 IA64
  • Sun Solaris SPARC 10 64 bit
  • Sun Solaris 10 x86-64

The program's specifications and specified operating environment information may be found in documentation accompanying the program, if available, such as a readme file, or other information published by IBM, such as an announcement letter. Documentation and other program content may be supplied only in the English language.

Planning information

Packaging

The IBM InfoSphere Optim Configuration Manager for DB2 for z/OS V2.1 (5655-OCM) package includes:

IBM InfoSphere Optim Configuration Manager for z/OS V2.1.0.0
 (SMPE tape)
Conf Mgr DB2 V2 ISO Kit                                 LK5T-8861
Conf Mgr V2 ZIP file Kit                                LK5T-8862
DB2 Enter SVR Ed V9.7 Kit                               LK5T-8863
License Information                                     GC19-3487
Program Directory                                       GI10-8909
QSG                                                     GC19-3499
Quick Start Guide                                       LCD4-8398


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Charge metric
 
                          Part number or
Program name              PID number            Charge metric

IBM InfoSphere Optim      5655-OCM              Value Units
Configuration Manager
for DB2 for z/OS V2.1 

The programs in this announcement all have Value Unit-Based pricing.

Program
number     Program name                         Value Unit exhibit

5655-OCM   IBM InfoSphere Optim Configuration   VUE007
            Manager for DB2 for z/OS V2.1

For each System z IPLA program with Value Unit pricing, the quantity of that program needed to satisfy applicable IBM terms and conditions is referred to as the required license capacity. Your required license capacity is based upon the following factors:

  • The System z IPLA program you select
  • The applicable Value Unit Exhibit
  • The applicable terms
  • Whether your current mainframes are full capacity or sub-capacity

Value Unit exhibit VUE007

            MSUs      MSUs
            minimum   maximum   Value Units/MSU
 
Base          1         3       1
Tier A        4        45       0.45
Tier B       46       175       0.36
Tier C      176       315       0.27
Tier D      316         +       0.2

Value Units for mainframes without MSU ratings:

 
Hardware     Value Units/machine
 
MP3000 H30    6
MP3000 H50    8
MP3000 H70   12
ESL models    2

Ordering example

The total number of Value Units is calculated according to the following example.

If your required license capacity is 1,500 MSUs for your selected System z IPLA product, the applicable Value Units would be:

Translation from MSUs to Value Units
 
          MSUs    *  Value Units/MSU = Value Units
Base          3   *  1.00            =    3.00
Tier A       42   *   .45            =   18.90
Tier B      130   *   .36            =   46.80
Tier C      140   *   .27            =   37.80
Tier D    1,185   *   .20            =  237.00

Total     1,500                         343.50

When calculating the total number of Value Units, the sum is to be rounded up to the next integer.

Basic license

Program name: InfoSphere Opt Conf Manager
Program PID: 5655-OCM
Basic license
Program name: IBM InfoSphere Optim Configuration Manager
               for DB2 for z/OS V2.1
Program PID:  5655-OCM
 
Entitlement                                  License option/
identifier   Description                     Pricing metric

 S016RFJ      Licensed Function InfoSphere   Basic OTC, per Value Unit
              Opt Conf Manager               Basic OTC, per MSU-day TUC
 
 
                                                        Distribution
Orderable supply ID    Language                         medium

S016VFR                English                          3590 Tape

Subscription and Support PID: 5655-OCS

 
Entitlement                            License option/
identifier  Description                Pricing metric

S016RFH     InfoSphere Opt Conf        Basic ASC, per Value Unit SW S&S
             Mgr S&S                   No charge, decline SW S&S
                                       Per MSU SW S&S registration
 
Orderable supply ID    Language                   Distribution medium

S016RFG                English                    Hardcopy pub 

Subscription and Support

To receive voice technical support via telephone and future releases and versions at no additional charge, Subscription and Support must be ordered. The capacity of Subscription and Support (Value Units) must be the same as the capacity ordered for the product licenses.

To order, specify the Subscription and Support program number (PID) referenced above and the appropriate license or charge option.

IBM is also providing Subscription and Support for these products via a separately purchased offering under the terms of the IBM International Agreement for Acquisition of Software Maintenance. This offering:

  • Includes and extends the support services provided in the base support to include technical support via telephone.
  • Entitles you to future releases and versions, at no additional charge. Note that you are not entitled to new products.

When Subscription and Support is ordered, the charges will automatically renew annually unless cancelled by you.

The combined effect of the IPLA license and the Agreement for Acquisition of Software Maintenance gives you rights and support services comparable to those under the traditional ICA S/390® and System z license or its equivalent. To ensure that you continue to enjoy the level of support you are used to in the ICA business model, you must order both the license for the program and the support for the selected programs at the same Value Unit quantities.

Single version charging

To elect single version charging, you must notify and identify to IBM the prior program and replacement program, and the machine the programs are operating on.



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The information provided in this announcement letter is for reference and convenience purposes only. The terms and conditions that govern any transaction with IBM are contained in the applicable contract documents such as the IBM International Program License Agreement, IBM International Passport Advantage® Agreement, and the IBM Agreement for Acquisition of Software Maintenance.

Licensing

IBM International Program License Agreement including the License Information document and Proof of Entitlement (PoE) govern your use of the program. PoEs are required for all authorized use.

Agreement for Acquisition of Software Maintenance

The following agreement applies for Software Subscription and Support (Software Maintenance) and does not require customer signatures:

  • IBM Agreement for Acquisition of Software Maintenance (Z125-6011)

These programs are licensed under the IBM Program License Agreement (IPLA) and the associated Agreement for Acquisition of Software Maintenance, which provide for support with ongoing access to releases and versions of the program. These programs have a one-time license charge for use of the program and an annual renewable charge for the enhanced support that includes telephone assistance (voice support for defects during normal business hours), as well as access to updates, releases, and versions of the program as long as support is in effect.

IBM System z Operational Support Services - SoftwareXcel is an option if you desire added services.

License Information form number

GC19-3487.

The program's License Information will be available for review on the IBM Software License Agreement website

http://www.ibm.com/software/sla/sladb.nsf
Limited warranty applies

Yes

Limited warranty

IBM warrants that when the program is used in the specified operating environment, it will conform to its specifications. The warranty applies only to the unmodified portion of the program. IBM does not warrant uninterrupted or error-free operation of the program or that IBM will correct all program defects. You are responsible for the results obtained from the use of the program.

IBM provides you with access to IBM databases containing information on known program defects, defect corrections, restrictions, and bypasses at no additional charge. For further information, consult the IBM Software Support Handbook found at

http://www.ibm.com/support/handbook

IBM will maintain this information for at least one year after the original licensee acquires the program (warranty period).

Program support

Enhanced support, called Subscription and Support, includes telephone assistance, as well as access to updates, releases, and versions of the program as long as support is in effect. You will be notified of discontinuance of support with 12 months' notice.

Money-back guarantee

If for any reason you are dissatisfied with the program and you are the original licensee, you may obtain a refund of the amount you paid for it, if within 30 days of your invoice date you return the program and its PoE to the party from whom you obtained it. If you downloaded the program, you may contact the party from whom you acquired it for instructions on how to obtain the refund.

For clarification, note that for programs acquired under any of IBM's On/Off Capacity on Demand (On/Off CoD) software offerings, this term does not apply since these offerings apply to programs already acquired and in use by you.

Other terms
Volume orders (IVO)

No

IBM International Passport Advantage Agreement
Passport Advantage applies

No

Software Subscription and Support applies

No. For operating system software, the revised IBM Operational Support Services - SoftwareXcel offering will provide support for those operating systems and associated products that are not available with the Software Subscription and Support (Software Maintenance) offering.

This will ensure total support coverage for your enterprise needs, including IBM and selected non-IBM products. For complete lists of products supported under both the current and revised offering, visit

http://www.ibm.com/services/sl/products
IBM Operational Support Services - SoftwareXcel

Yes

System i Software Maintenance applies

No

Variable charges apply

No

Educational allowance available

Yes. A 15% education allowance applies to qualified education institution customers.

Sub-capacity terms and conditions

For each System z IPLA program with Value Unit pricing, the quantity of that program needed to satisfy applicable IBM terms and conditions is referred to as the required license capacity. Your required license capacity is based upon the following factors:

  • The System z IPLA program you select
  • The applicable Value Unit Exhibit
  • The applicable terms
  • Whether your current mainframes are full capacity or sub-capacity

For more information on the Value Unit Exhibit for the System z IPLA program you selected, refer to the Ordering information section.

Program                                            Parent,
number     Program name          Terms             if applicable

5655-OCM   IBM InfoSphere Optim  Reference-based   DB2 V9 (5635-DB2)
           Configuration Manager                   DB2 V9 VUE (5697-P12)
           for DB2 for z/OS V2.1                   DB2 V10 (5605-DB2)
                                                   DB2 V10 VUE (5697-P31)
Full-capacity mainframes

In cases where full capacity is applicable, the following terms apply.

Execution based, z/OS based, full machine based: The required capacity of a System z IPLA program with these terms equals the MSU-rated capacity of the machines where the System z IPLA program executes.

For more information on mainframe MSU-rated capacities, visit

http://www-1.ibm.com/servers/eserver/zseries/library/swpriceinfo/

Reference based: The required license capacity of a System z IPLA program with these terms equals the license capacity of the applicable monthly license charge (MLC) program. This MLC program is called the parent program.

Sub-capacity mainframes

In cases where sub-capacity is applicable, the following terms apply.

Execution based: The required capacity of a System z IPLA sub-capacity program with these terms equals the capacity of the LPARs where the System z IPLA program executes.

z/OS based: The required license capacity of a System z IPLA program with these terms equals the license capacity of z/OS on the machines where the System z IPLA program executes.

Reference based: The required license capacity of a System z IPLA program with these terms equals the license capacity of the applicable monthly license charge (MLC) program. This MLC program is called the parent program.

Full machine based: The required license capacity of a System z IPLA program with full machine based terms equals the MSU-rated capacity of the machines where the System z IPLA program executes.

For more information on mainframe MSU-rated capacities, refer to The IBM System z Machines Exhibit, Z125-3901, or visit the Mainframes section of the System z Exhibits website

http://ibm.com/zseries/library/swpriceinfo/

For additional information for products with reference-based terms, System z IPLA sub-capacity programs with reference-based terms adds value to the parent program across the environment, regardless of where in the environment the System z IPLA program executes.

An environment is defined as either a single or stand-alone machine or a qualified Parallel Sysplex®. You may have one or more different environments across the enterprise. To determine the required license capacity for each System z IPLA program with referenced-based terms, each environment should be assessed separately.

When a System z IPLA sub-capacity program with reference-based terms is used in a qualified Parallel Sysplex environment, the required license capacity of the System z IPLA program must equal with the license capacity of the parent program across the Parallel Sysplex. Qualified Parallel Sysplex refers to one:

  • Where MLC pricing is aggregated across the sysplex
Sub-capacity eligibility

To be eligible for sub-capacity charging on select System z IPLA programs, you must first implement and comply with all terms of either sub-capacity Workload License Charges (WLC) or sub-capacity Entry Workload License Charges (EWLC). To implement sub-capacity WLC or EWLC, a machine must be System z (or equivalent). On that machine:

  • All instances of the OS/390® operating system must be migrated to the z/OS operating systems.
  • Any licenses for the OS/390 operating system must be discontinued.
  • All instances of the z/OS operating systems must be running in z/Architecture® (64-bit) mode.

For that machine, you must create and submit a Sub-Capacity Report to IBM each month. Sub-Capacity Reports must be generated using the Sub-Capacity Reporting Tool (SCRT). For additional information or to obtain a copy of SCRT, visit the System z Software Pricing website

http://ibm.com/zseries/swprice

You must comply with all of the terms of the WLC or EWLC offering, whichever is applicable:

  • The complete terms and conditions of sub-capacity WLC are defined in the IBM Customer Agreement - Attachment for System z Workload License Charges (Z125-6516).
  • The complete terms and conditions for sub-capacity EWLC are defined in the IBM Customer Agreement - Attachment for IBM System z 890 and 800 License Charges (Z125-6587).

Additionally, you must sign and comply with the terms and conditions specified in the amendment to the IPLA contract - Amendment for IBM System z9® and System z Programs Sub-Capacity Pricing (Z125-6929). Once the amendment is signed, the terms in the amendment replace any and all previous System z IPLA sub-capacity terms and conditions.



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Program name: IBM InfoSphere Optim Configuration Manager
Program PID:  5655-OCM
 
Entitlement                                  License option/
identifier   Description                     Pricing metric

S016RFJ      Licensed Function InfoSphere    Basic OTC, per Value Unit
             Opt Conf Manager                Basic OTC, per MSU-day TUC
 
 
                                                        Distribution
Orderable supply ID    Language                         medium

S016VFR                English                          3590 Tape

Subscription and Support PID: 5655-OCS

 
Entitlement                                License option/
identifier   Description                   Pricing metric

S016RFH      InfoSphere Opt Conf Mgr S&S   Basic MSC, Value Unit SW S&S
                                           No charge, decline SW S&S
                                           Per MSU SW S&S registration
 
 
Orderable supply ID    Language                   Distribution medium

S016RFG                English                    Hardcopy pub 

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