Validated stack for the IBM Smart Analytics System 7700

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This document describes the software and firmware stack validated for the IBM Smart Analytics System 7700.

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IBM Smart Analytics System Support strongly recommends that you remain on a validated software and firmware stack for an IBM Smart Analytics System environment. The software and firmware levels within a validated stack have been tested together by IBM. If you must deviate from a validated stack, consult the FAQ about software and firmware upgrades.

For information about previous stacks, see the version history of the stack page.

The latest IBM Smart Analytics System 7700 fix pack is 2.1.2.0. See the IBM Smart Analytics System 7700 Fix Pack 2.1.2.0 Readme document for information about the fix pack contents and instructions for installation.



Software stack (June 13, 2013)

Component Version
IBM Smart Analytics System 7700 Operating System Software IBM AIX 6.1 TL8 SP2 (6100-08-02-1316)
IBM General Parallel File System 3.5.0.7
IBM Reliable Scalable Cluster Technology (RSCT) 3.1.4.4
IBM Systems Director Express Edition for Power 6.3.2.1
IBM Systems Director Platform Control for Power 3.0.2.0
OpenSSH 6.0.0.6101
OpenSSL 0.9.8.2500
IBM Smart Analytics System 7700 Enterprise Software v2.1.1.1 IBM DB2 Enterprise Server Edition (ESE) for Linux, UNIX, and Windows 9.7 FP8 special build 30703
IBM InfoSphere Optim Performance Manager Extended Edition for DB2, Linux, and Windows​ 5.2 interim fix 6242 -- [1]
IBM InfoSphere Warehouse 9.7.7
IBM Smart Analytics System Control Console 2.1.2.0
IBM Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms 3.2.2.4
IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0.0.27
IBM Smart Analytics System 7700 Business Intelligence (BI) Software v1.2.0 IBM Cognos 8 BI Samples 8.4.1 FP2 (32-bit)
IBM Cognos 8 BI Server 8.4.1 FP2 (32-bit)
IBM Cognos 8 Go! Dashboard 8.4.1 FP2 (32-bit)
IBM Cognos 8 Supplementary Languages Documentation 8.4.1 FP2 (32-bit)
IBM DB2 ESE for Linux, UNIX, and Windows 9.7 FP2
IBM HTTP Server 7.0 FP7 (32-bit)
IBM Java SDK 1.6 SR6 (32-bit)
IBM Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms 3.1.0.7
IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0 FP7 (32-bit)
IBM Smart Analytics System 7700 Information Integration Software v1.0.0 IBM InfoSphere Business Glossary 8.5.0.0
IBM InfoSphere Business Glossary Anywhere 8.5.0.0
IBM InfoSphere DataStage Balanced Optimization 8.5.0.0
IBM Smart Analytics System 7700 Information Integration Base Software 1.0
IBM Smart Analytics System 7700 Information Integration Data Quality Base Software 1.0
IBM Remote Support Manager for Storage 2.8.4 -- [2]
IBM DS Storage Manager 10.84
Notes:
- The IBM Smart Analytics System 7700 Enterprise Software bundle also includes entitlements to the following products:
IBM Data Studio 3.2; Mashup Center 2.0; and WebSphere MQSeries 7.0.1.

These products are not part of the installed, preconfigured, and validated IBM Smart Analytics System 7700 stack. If you choose to install one or more entitled products, refer to the following technote when planning your implementation and validation project: Can I install additional software on an IBM Smart Analytics System (formerly known as BCU)?

- All software is 64-bit unless otherwise indicated. All DB2 features must be at the same level as the ESE software.

Footnotes:
[1] Starting with fix pack 2.1.1.0, DB2 Performance Expert is uninstalled and replaced with Optim Performance Manager Extended Edition for DB2, Linux, and Windows.

[2] Remote Support Manager for Storage is updated from version 2.7.2 to 2.8.4 to be compatible with the new DS3500 controller firmware. The new version must be installed manually. It is not installed through a fix pack.


Firmware stack (June 13, 2013)
Component Version
DS3500 controller 7.84.46.00
Dual-port 8 Gb Fibre Channel PCIe adapter (FC 5735/5273) 202307
Dual-port 10 Gb Fibre Ethernet PCIe adapter (FC 5708) 020111
HMC-CR6 V7 R7.6.0 with SP2 (7.7.6.0.2) + fix MH01353 or
V7 R7.7.0 with SP2 (7.7.7.0.2) -- [1]
IBM DS3K HDD firmware package 4.12
IBM Power 740 server With POWER7 processor: AL730_099
With POWER7+ processor: AL770_048 -- [2]
Juniper switch firmware Junos 12.3 R1.7
Quad-port 10/100/1000 Base-TX PCI-Express adapter (FC 5717) CL0170 or CL0180
SAN switch firmware SAN 40B-4: 7.0.2a
SAN 48B-5: 7.0.2c -- [3]
SSD RAID card adapter firmware 0422003a
SSD drive firmware 0N6F (304E3646)
Footnotes:
[1] The HMC-CR6 firmware was updated on September 27, 2013. This firmware update is required if you have an IBM Power 740 server with a POWER7+ processor in your IBM Smart Analytics System 7700.

[2] The IBM Power 740 server with POWER7+ processor is a server type that was added on September 27, 2013. For more information, see: IBM Smart Analytics System 7700 R1.1.1 Data node support offers growth for current customers.

[3] The SAN 48B-5 switch was added on September 27, 2013. For more information, see: IBM System Storage SAN48B-5 Switch Installation, Service and User Guide.


The IBM Smart Analytics System 7700 User Guide, Business Intelligence Guide, and Information Integration Guide can be downloaded from the documentation download site.

Related information

7700 - Version history of stack page
All IBM Smart Analytics System known issues documents
All IBM Smart Analytics System stack pages
IBM Smart Analytics System fix pack readme documents

Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Information Management DB2 for Linux- UNIX and Windows Not Applicable AIX 9.7 Enterprise Server

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More support for:

IBM Smart Analytics System
IBM Smart Analytics System 7700

Software version:

9.7

Operating system(s):

AIX 6.1

Software edition:

Enterprise

Reference #:

1444029

Modified date:

2013-09-27

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