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RHEL 5.x Critical and Urgent Fix Support for IBM PureData System for Analytics Appliances

Product lifecycle


IBM will support IBM PureData System for Analytics Appliances, with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.x through the appliance End of Support EOS and provide critical and priority fixes for RHEL 5.11 and above


IBM, through the Extended Life Cycle Support (ELS) agreement with Red Hat, "will deliver critical-impact security fixes and selected urgent priority bug fixes for RHEL 5.x"

We will continue to provide security fixes/patches out for RHEL 5.11 and above to our customers for our following appliances through the end of support:
- IBM Netezza N1000/N1001 (TwinFin)
- IBM Netezza 100-1 (Skimmer)
- IBM Netezza High Capacity Appliance C1000 (Cruiser)
Announced End of Support Date for Cruiser Appliances is April 30, 2018 as per IBM Netezza C1000 - Software Lifecycle

End of Support date for TwinFin and Skimmer Appliances has not yet been announced. It is typically End of Marketing plus 5 years (June 2019). The actual End of Support date will be confirmed when IBM announces it, normally one year in advance.
IBM's End of Support for each appliance will be communicated via links below:

IBM Netezza 1000 - Software Lifecycle

IBM Netezza 100 - Software Lifecycle

Document information

More support for: PureData System for Analytics
IBM Netezza Analytics

Software version: 1.0.0

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 2001516

Modified date: 27 June 2017

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