Rational Developer for Power Systems Software v8.0

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Abstract

IBM Rational Developer for Power Systems Software v8.0 has been made generally available on the IBM Passport Advantage Web site.

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V.R.M Release


IBM Rational Developer for Power Systems Software versions 8.0 is a full product download.

  • Passport Advantage clients Passport Advantage and Passport Advantage Express clients are required to sign in to Passport Advantage Online to access the actual files. To purchase the product in Passport Advantage, go here.
  • IBM i clients For IBM i clients, you can either use Passport Advantage or use eConfig/AAS to purchase the product.
  • Trial A 60-day Trial is available at developerWorks. Passport Advantage or eConfig/AAS must be used to purchase licenses.

Prerequisites

Supporting Documentation

For a brief description of the new features and restrictions, review the Release Notes/Readme documentation.

For a detailed list of the system requirements prior to installing, review the Detailed System Requirements documentation.

For installation steps, review the Installation Guide.

For a detailed list of problems (APARs) solved in each individual Fix Pack version for this product, review the Fix List document.

To view, browse, and search on-line information related to this product, visit the Information Center

For product news, events, and other information, visit the Product home page.

Installation Instructions

Download Package

IBM Rational Developer for Power Systems Software provides integrated development environments for the major development workloads on IBM i, AIX®, and Linux®, including Java, C/C++ on AIX and Linux, COBOL on AIX, and RPG, COBOL, C, and C++ on IBM i.
Rational Developer for Power also provides a rich set of integrated development tools for organizations creating and maintaining applications on IBM Power Systems™. This includes remote file management, searching, editing, analysis, build, and debug -- all integrated into an Eclipse workbench. When used in combination with IBM's Power Systems compilers and IBM Rational Team Concert™, Rational Developer for Power provides a comprehensive application development environment, including compilers, development tools, and collaborative application life cycle management.

See the Announcement Letter for details.

License/Activation Kit
If the product is purchased in Passport Advantage, the activation kits can be downloaded from the IBM Rational License Key Center.
If the product is purchased in eConfig/AAS (IBM i customers only), the activation kit is included with the product.

Downloadable parts
There is one image for IBM Rational Developer for Power Systems Software, version 8.0, for Microsoft Windows and Linux. In addition, there are Activation Kits for the licensed features of the product. It is also recommended that you download the Quick Start Guide.

Extracting the compressed files
Extract compressed files into the same directory.

Space requirements
1 GB of disk space is required for product package installation. Additional disk space is required for the resources that you develop. Note: Disk space requirements can be reduced or increased depending on the features that you install. Additional disk space is required if you download the product package to install this product.

For Windows:

  • Additional disk space is required if you use FAT32 instead of NTFS.
  • An additional 500 MB of disk space is required in the directory pointed to by your environment variable TEMP.

For Linux an additional 500 MB of disk space is required in the /tmp directory.

Installation

For installation steps, refer to the Installation Guide for details.


Technical support

IBM Rational Software Support

IBM Rational Software Support provides you with technical assistance.


For contact information, guidelines, or reference materials that you need when you require support, see the IBM Software Support Handbook


For FAQs, lists of known problems and fixes, and other support information, visit the IBM Support Portal for Rational Software.


For product news, events, and other information, visit the Product home page.

Before you contact IBM Rational Software Support, gather the background information that you need to describe the problem. When you describe a problem to an IBM software support specialist, be as specific as possible and include all relevant background information so that the specialist can help you solve the problem efficiently. To save time, know the answers to these questions:

  • What software versions were you running when the problem occurred?
  • Do you have logs, traces, or messages that are related to the problem?
  • Can you reproduce the problem? If so, what steps do you take to reproduce it?
  • Is there a workaround for the problem? If so, be prepared to describe the workaround.

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Rational Developer for Power Systems Software
Installation

Software version:

8.0

Operating system(s):

Linux, Windows

Reference #:

4030297

Modified date:

2011-08-07

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