IBM Software support lifecycle

DB2 Storage Optimization Feature 9.7.0

The announcement letter dates below are US only. Information for other country announcements is available on the IBM Offering Information page.

DB2 Storage Optimization Feature

License type1

Lifecycle dates2, announcement letters3 and other information

28-Aug-2009, 209-134
12-Nov-2013, 913-189
Lifecycle policy4


Renewal and reinstatement parts will remain for customers with existing entitlements that have not yet been manually migrated at the time of renewal (see note on EOM announcement 913-189)

Last updated: 27-Sep-2013.


  1. Visit IBM's base license agreement information page for more information about ILAN and IPLA licenses. IBM Customer Agreement (ICA) terms are provided with your ICA Program software; you can also read an online version of the ICA (PDF format; get the Adobe Acrobat Reader).
  2. Lifecycle date definitions:
    General Availability (GA)
    The latest date that a version/release of the product is available to all users, regardless of language or media. A product version/release is not published on the Lifecycle web site until the GA date.
    End of Support (EOS)
    The last date on which IBM will deliver standard support services for a given version/release of a product.
    End of Marketing (EOM)
    The effective date on which a part number ceases to be included as active and can no longer be ordered in standard price lists.
  3. Some announcement letters may not be available for some product releases.
  4. Visit IBM's software support lifecycle policy page for more information.

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