IBM InfoSphere Optim pureQuery Runtime for z/OS , V3.1 helps accelerate development and improve manageability of databases

IBM United States Software Announcement 211-457
October 18, 2011


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InfoSphere® Optim™ pureQuery Runtime for z/OS® helps to improve the performance of existing database applications without having to modify them, thus providing customers a cost-effective way to improve the efficiency of their software solutions.

InfoSphere pureQuery Runtime for z/OS also captures critical client information that can be used by a database administrator to locate clients and optimize their interaction with the database.

InfoSphere Optim pureQuery Runtime for z/OS provides an API that:

  • Allows customers to build applications using features like static execution that improve performance of database queries
  • Helps customers build more secure database applications.
  • Helps customers more rapidly build database applications, when used in conjunction with Data Studio

For ordering, contact your IBM® representative, an IBM Business Partner, or IBM Americas Call Centers at 800-IBM-CALL (Reference: LE001).



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InfoSphere Optim pureQuery Runtime for z/OS, V3.1, previously known as IBM Optim pureQuery Runtime, provides a runtime environment that helps to enhance the performance of existing purchased and in-house enterprise database client applications written using Java™ or C, running stand-alone or in an application server environment.

pureQuery also provides an API that helps rapid development and deployment of new enterprise database applications, significantly reducing the development cost, time to market, or go-live cost for customers. Applications developed using the pureQuery API show improved performance due to the underlying pureQuery technology, such as static execution of queries. Features of pureQuery, such as allowing additional authorizations to run queries, help customers build more secure database applications.

What's new in InfoSphere Optim pureQuery Runtime for z/OS, V3.1

  • Nested Query Beans, a feature that eases development of application code which executes and handles results from an SQL statement with joins
  • A feature that simplifies moving of database applications which use pureQuery in an enterprise from test to production environments
  • Performance improvements that make it possible to capture application SQL statements with low overhead
  • Features that help leverage the Literal Substitution functionality for a larger variation of SQL statements and the ability to create a capture file by importing SQL statements from the InfoSphere Optim Workload Query Tuner product
  • The ability to remove SQL statements invalidated due to schema changes from the capture file
  • Application development enhancements that reduce the need for the user to write custom code and deployment enhancements that include binder improvements and the ability to define group-level properties
  • Logging improvements that include low-impact logging and logging into a repository
  • New command line scripts to enhance the usability of pureQuery utilities


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Refer to the Hardware requirements and Software requirements sections.



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November 18, 2011



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InfoSphere Optim pureQuery Runtime for z/OS is a database access platform used by database application developers and database administrators to help improve performance, enhance security, and speed up application development.

pureQuery delivers benefits to customers in two ways: the first is through its Client Optimization component and the second is through the development and runtime components.

The Client Optimization component captures the SQL statements run by existing applications and provides a number of features that help improve the performance of these SQL statements while providing insight into their usage by the database applications.

pureQuery delivers improved performance with its Client Optimization by converting dynamic SQL statements normally used by a JDBC, CLI, or .NET application to static SQL. It can automatically convert literal values in SQL statements to parameter markers, enabling better statement reuse and caching. pureQuery allows an administrator to specify an alternate SQL statement in place of the one used in the application. Insight into the applications that are running is provided by features that make it possible to track SQL statements directly back to the originating application code.

pureQuery provides development and runtime components to help developers rapidly develop (generate) new application code that simplifies the coding needed to execute SQL statements and handles the results that come back from such execution. This is done by generating Java code that provides convenience methods to set SQL parameters and generate Java classes that represent results coming back from such SQL statements. The generated code employs best coding practices and built-in performance enhancements.

pureQuery integrates tightly with IBM Data Studio and aids rapid application development by providing a user friendly graphical interface that generates pureQuery enabled application and test code needed to retrieve and process data from databases.

Version 3.1 delivers features that enhance the two major components of InfoSphere Optim pureQuery Runtime for z/OS:

  • The Nested Query Beans feature helps lower the cost of customer application development that involves use of complex Java objects to process results from SQL queries containing joins. Version 3.1 automates the generation of Java code needed to create nested beans that replicate the relational structure of the result data returned by SQL queries with joins.
  • A utility that translates location and schema names in captured SQL statements to ease moving applications deployed with pureQuery from test environments to production environments in an enterprise. This translation utility is useful as location and schema names usually differ between test environments where SQL capture is typically done and production environments where the captured SQL statements are used to enable static execution.
  • New capture mode with lower processing overhead that makes capturing in a production environment possible. Another capture mode introduced makes it possible for users to identify SQL statements encountered that have not been captured before and hence do not execute statically. This release offers a new mode that captures more application information than the modes available in previous versions of pureQuery.
  • Literal substitution enhancements make it possible to handle a larger number of captured SQL statements containing literals than was possible in the previous releases. This release also makes it possible to create a capture file using SQL statements imported from the InfoSphere Optim Query Workload Tuner.
  • Application development enhancements that help to reduce the need for the user to write custom code and deployment enhancements that include binder improvements and the ability to define group-level properties.
  • A feature that provides the user with the ability to remove SQL statements from the capture file that have become obsolete or have been invalidated due to changes in schema or tables originally used by the SQL.
  • Low-impact logging for the pureQuery Runtime component that makes it possible to leave logging on in a production environment. Logging into the pureQuery repository has also been introduced.
  • New command line scripts that function like macros and enhance usability of pureQuery utilities by consolidating and combining them, thus reducing the number of steps to complete a given operation.

Accessibility by people with disabilities

A US Section 508 Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) containing details on accessibility compliance can be requested at

http://www.ibm.com/able/product_accessibility/index.html

Section 508 of the US Rehabilitation Act

IBM InfoSphere Optim pureQuery Runtime for z/OS V3.1 is capable as of November 18, 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 at

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 want 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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IBM InfoSphere Optim pureQuery Runtime for z/OS, V3.1 is an upgrade from Optim pureQuery Runtime for z/OS, V2.2. InfoSphere Optim pureQuery Runtime works with IBM Data Studio to help accelerate development, improve performance, enhance security, and improve manageability of database applications. InfoSphere Optim pureQuery Runtime takes advantage of DB2-unique static SQL execution in both Java and .NET environments to help drive down costs and lock in performance. InfoSphere Optim pureQuery Runtime can further enhance any Java environment -- whether custom-written code, framework based, or packaged application -- by providing valuable insight into the application SQL to help improve impact analysis and problem isolation.



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Program                Program
number         VRM     name
 
5655-W92       3.1     InfoSphere Optim pureQuery Runtime for z/OS
 

Product identification number

                       Subscription and
Program PID number     Support PID number

5655-W92               5655-U94
 


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Product information is available via the Offering Information website

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

Business Partner information

If you are a Direct Reseller - System Reseller acquiring products from IBM, you may link directly to Business Partner information for this announcement. A PartnerWorld® ID and password are required (use IBM ID).

https://www.ibm.com/partnerworld/mem/sla.jsp?num=211-457


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The Publications Center is a worldwide central repository for IBM product publications and marketing material with a catalog of 70,000 items. Extensive search facilities are provided. Payment options for orders are via credit card or customer number. A large number of publications are available online in various file formats. They can all be downloaded free of charge.

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

Title                                                 Order number

InfoSphere Optim pureQuery Runtime for z/OS,
     V3.1 (5655-W92)
License Information                                   GC19-3423
Program Directory                                     GI10-8906
International Prog License                            Z125-3301


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Specified operating environment

Hardware requirements

Memory and disk requirements: The following list shows applicable recommended minimum memory and disk requirements. The actual requirements depend on the applications you intend to run. These requirements do not include any additional memory or disk requirements for other software that is running on your system. The following numbers are for reference only:

  • Memory: 128 MB
  • Disk: 80 MB
Software requirements

The operating system support level of various IBM Optim products is frequently updated. To obtain the current information for supported software levels, including recommended maintenance levels, visit

http://www.ibm.com/software/data/optim

Minimal requirements for operating systems are as follows. Refer to the website above for further details and Service Pack requirements.

  • z/OS V1.11 Base Services, or later

Other minimum software requirements on the database client machines include:

  • IBM Data Server Driver for JDBC and SQLJ V3.57, or later (or corresponding DB2 Connect™ version level) for JDBC 3.0 applications and IBM Data Server Driver for JDBC and SQLJ V4.7, or later, for JDBC 4.0 applications
  • Java Runtime Environment 1.5, or later

InfoSphere Optim pureQuery Runtime for z/OS, V3.1 requires:

  • DB2® 8 for z/OS Value Unit Edition (5697-N29) if you use the IBM DB2 Driver for JDBC and SQLJ driver on z/OS
  • DB2 9 for z/OS Value Unit Edition (5697-P12) if you use the IBM DB2 Driver for JDBC and SQLJ driver on z/OS
  • DB2 10 for z/OS Value Unit Edition (5697-P31) if you use the IBM DB2 Driver for JDBC and SQLJ driver on z/OS

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

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.

Packaging

InfoSphere Optim pureQuery Runtime for z/OS, V3.1

  • IBM InfoSphere Optim pureQuery Runtime for z/OS, V3.1 - 3480 Tape Cartridge
  • Hardcopy license document - Form number GC19-3423
  • Hardcopy program directory - Form number GI10-8906

This program, when downloaded from a website, contains the applicable IBM license agreement and License Information, if appropriate, and will be presented for acceptance at the time of installation of the program. For future reference, the license and License Information will be stored in a directory such as LICENSE.TXT.



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Charge metric
 
                                   Part number or
Program name                       PID number           Charge metric

IBM InfoSphere Optim pureQuery     5655-W92             Value unit
  Runtime for z/OS, V3.1

The program in this announcement has Value Unit-Based pricing.

Program
number     Program name                        Value Unit exhibit

5655-W92   IBM InfoSphere Optim pureQuery      VUE007
             Runtime for z/OS V3.1

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.

Ordering z/OS through the Internet

ShopzSeries provides an easy way to plan and order your z/OS ServerPac or CBPDO. It will analyze your current installation, determine the correct product migration, and present your new configuration based on z/OS. Additional products can also be added to your order (including determination of whether all product requisites are satisfied). ShopzSeries is available in the US and several countries in Europe. In countries where ShopzSeries is not available yet, contact your IBM representative (or IBM Business Partner) to handle your order via the traditional IBM ordering process. For more details and availability, visit the ShopzSeries website at

http://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/ShopzSeries/ShopzSeries.jsp
Basic license

On/Off CoD

The products in this announcement are eligible for On/Off CoD with a temporary use charge calculated based on MSUs per-day usage.

 
Program name: IBM InfoSphere Optim pureQuery Runtime for z/OS V3.1
Program PID: 5655-W92
 
Entitlement                                License option/
identifier   Description                   Pricing metric

S016PX1      IBM Optim pureQuery Runtime   Basic OTC, Per MSU-day TUC
             for z/OS
 

To order, specify the program product number and the appropriate license or charge option. Also, specify the desired distribution medium. To suppress shipment of media, select the license-only option in CFSW.

Program name: IBM InfoSphere Optim pureQuery Runtime for z/OS, V3.1
Program PID: 5655-W92
 
Entitlement                                  License option/
identifier   Description                     Pricing metric

S016PX1      IBM Optim pureQuery Runtime     Basic OTC, per value unit
             for z/OS
 

Orderable supply ID    Language                   Distribution medium

S016PX0                English                    3480 tape
Subscription and Support PID: 5655-U94
 
Entitlement                             License option/
identifier   Description                Pricing metric

S0151SH      IBM Optim pureQuery        Basic ASC, per value unit SW S&S
             Runtime for z/OS           No charge, decline SW S&S
             S&S                        Per MSU SW S&S registration
 

Orderable supply ID    Language                   Distribution medium

S0151ZP                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 (IAASM). 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.

Customized Offerings

Product deliverables are shipped only via CBPDO, ServerPac, SystemPac®.

CBPDO and ServerPac are offered for Internet delivery in countries where ShopzSeries product ordering is available. Internet delivery reduces software delivery time and allows you to install software without the need to handle tapes. For more details on Internet delivery, refer to the ShopzSeries help information at

http://www.software.ibm.com/ShopzSeries

You choose the delivery method when you order the software. IBM recommends Internet delivery. In addition to Internet and DVD, the supported tape delivery options for CBPDO, ServerPac, and SystemPac, include:

  • 3590
  • 3592

Most products can be ordered in ServerPac and SystemPac the month following their availability on CBPDO. z/OS can be ordered via all three offerings at general availability. Production of software product orders will begin on the planned general availability date.

  • CBPDO shipments will begin one week after general availability.
  • ServerPac shipments will begin two weeks after general availability
  • SystemPac shipments will begin four weeks after general availability due to additional customization, and data input verification.


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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

GC19-3423

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.

Volume orders (IVO)

No

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

Yes

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-W92   IBM Optim pureQuery  execution-based
           Runtime for z/OS     sub-capacity
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.

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 utilization determination

Sub-capacity utilization is determined based on the utilization of a sub-capacity eligible reference product and machine.

On/Off Capacity on Demand (CoD)

To be eligible for On/Off CoD pricing, you must be enabled for temporary capacity on the corresponding hardware, and the required contract, Attachment for IBM System z On/Off Capacity on Demand (Z125-7883) must be signed prior to use.



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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.

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For additional information and current prices, contact your local IBM representative.

Program name: IBM InfoSphere Optim pureQuery Runtime for z/OS V3.1
Program PID:  5655-W92
 
Entitlement                                 License option/
identifier   Description                    Pricing metric

S016PX1     IBM Optim pureQuery Runtime     Basic OTC, per Value Unit
            for z/OS                        Basic OTC, per MSU-day TUC
 
Subscription and Support PID: 5655-U94
 
Entitlement                            License option/
identifier  Description                Pricing metric

S0151SH     IBM Optim pureQuery        Basic ASC, per Value Unit SW S&S
            Runtime for z/OS           No charge, decline SW S&S
            S&S                        Per MSU SW S&S registration

Variable charges: The applicable processor-based one-time charge will be based on the group of the designated machine on which the program is licensed for use. If the program is designated to a processor in a group for which no charge is listed, the charge of the next higher group listed applies. For movement to a machine in a higher group, an upgrade charge equal to the difference in the then-current charges between the two groups will apply. For movement to a machine in a lower group, there will be no adjustment or refund of charges paid.

Passport Advantage

For Passport Advantage information and charges, contact your IBM representative or authorized IBM Business Partner for Software ValueNet®. Additional information is also available at

http://www.ibm.com/software/passportadvantage


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To identify your local IBM representative or IBM Business Partner, call 800-IBM-4YOU (426-4968).

Phone:      800-IBM-CALL (426-2255)
Fax:        800-2IBM-FAX (242-6329)
For IBM representative: callserv@ca.ibm.com

For IBM Business Partner: pwswna@us.ibm.com
Mail:       IBM Teleweb Customer Support
            ibm.com® Sales Execution Center, Americas North
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            Canada
            L3R 2Z1

Reference: LE001

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.

IBM Software ValueNet

These products are available under IBM Software ValueNet, either directly from IBM or through authorized Business Partners who invest in skills and high-value solutions. IBM customers may benefit from the industry-specific or horizontal solutions, skills, and expertise provided by these Business Partners.

Additions to Software ValueNet will be communicated through standard product announcements. For a current list of IBM software available under Software ValueNet, visit

http://www.ibm.com/software/lotus/passportadvantage/IBM_SW_ValueNet.html

Questions regarding IBM Software ValueNet may be sent to AskSoftwareValueNet@us.ibm.com

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Optim, DB2 Connect and Electronic Service Agent are trademarks of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

InfoSphere, z/OS, IBM, System z, PartnerWorld, DB2, S/390, SystemPac, Passport Advantage, Parallel Sysplex, OS/390, z/Architecture, System z9, ValueNet and ibm.com are registered trademarks of IBM Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.

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