The following list includes frequently asked questions (FAQ) about WebSphere ILOG Decision Validation Services (DVS) to help you troubleshoot problems and enhance your use of the product.
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FAQ questions and answers
The following questions and answers refer to installation.
FAQ: Where can I find the software and hardware requirements for DVS?
Answer: See the WebSphere ILOG JRules Business Rule Management System Version 7.1, hardware and software requirements.
FAQ: Where can I find information about downloading DVS?
Answer: See the WebSphere ILOG JRules BRMS V7.1 Download document.
The following questions and answers refer to usage.
FAQ: Where can I find information about using DVS?
Answer: See the online documentation.
FAQ: How can I cluster Decision Validation Services?
Answer: See Clustering Decision Validation Services.
FAQ: Can I use the multiple-execution server to distribute the execution of tests?
Answer: Yes. See Distribute Decision Validation Service tests on different Rule Execution Server instances.
FAQ: How do I prevent DVS rule executions from being persisted in the Decision Warehouse?
Answer: See Configure Decision Validation Services not to use Decision Warehouse.
FAQ: How do I use spaces as valid input values in a Decision Validation Services (DVS) Excel spreadsheet?
Answer: See Spaces as valid input values in a Decision Validation Services (DVS) Excel spreadsheet.
The following questions and answers refer to troubleshooting.
FAQ: Where can I find support information for DVS?
Answer: Go to the online support center.
FAQ: I do not have access to Test Suite or scenarios in Rule Team Server and the Decision Warehouse tab is not enabled, What should I do?
Answer: See Enabling Decision Validation Services and Decision Warehouse in Rules Team Server and Rule Execution Server.
FAQ: How can I improve the performance of DVS and Decision Warehouse?
Answer: The document Improve Performance of Decision Validation Services (DVS) and Decision Warehouse addresses how to improve performance when you are conducting DVS tests and using Decision Warehouse.
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