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About the end of support announcement for Rational Developer for System z 7.6 and 8.0



This document highlights an announcement regarding IBM Rational Developer for System z 7.6.x and 8.0.x, and documentation on upgrading your product.


An announcement has been made that extended support for Rational Developer for System z (RDz) will no longer be offered for version 7.6.x after September 30, 2014 and version 8.0.x after April 30, 2015. You can find the announcement here: Software withdrawal and end of service: IBM Rational selected products

You can also find the status of the product versions in the Rational Software Support Lifecycle site.

You can find information on upgrading in the Rational Developer for System z Knowledge Center for the version to which you want to upgrade:

Here are some other relevant links:

  • RDz Library Page, a collection of documentation for each supported release:

  • Product and support content for planning and installation

Document information

More support for: Rational Developer for System z
General Information

Software version: 7.6, 7.6.1, 7.6.2,,,,, 8.0.1, 8.0.2, 8.0.3,,,,,

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows, z/OS

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 1670129

Modified date: 29 April 2014

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