IBM Operational Decision Manager for z/OS V8.5.1 Announcement Technical Information

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Abstract

Detailed system requirements to support the announcement of IBM Operational Decision Manager for z/OS V8.5.1 and IBM Business Rules for z/OS V8.5.1

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The following information is correct at the time of the announcement of IBM Operational Decision Manager for z/OS V8.5.1 and IBM Business Rules for z/OS V8.5.1 and is available in order to support the Announcement Letter. For the current and full information on system requirements for all available releases, please consult the IBM Operational Decision Manager detailed system requirements page.

IBM Decision Server for z/OS V8.5.1

Hardware platform

  • IBM System z processor, including z10, and zEnterprise or an equivalent hardware system capable of running z/OS 2.1 or 1.12, or later.

Supported components
  • Event Connectors
  • Event Runtime
  • Rule Execution Server
  • zRule Execution Server for z/OS

Operating systems - one of the following:
  • z/OS V2.1, V1.12, or V1.13

Application servers - one of the following:
  • WebSphere Application Server V8.0.0.4 or Network Deployment V8.0.0.4 - Rule Execution Server only
  • WebSphere Application Server V8.5 or Network Deployment V8.5
    Databases - one of the following:
    • DB2 for z/OS 9.1 and future fix packs
    • DB2 for z/OS 10.1 and future fix packs
    • Apache Derby 10.5 and future releases, modification levels and fix packs (for test and development purposes only)

    Transaction servers - one of the following:
    • CICS Transaction Server for z/OS V3.2
    • CICS Transaction Server for z/OS V4.1
    • CICS Transaction Server for z/OS V4.2
    • CICS Transaction Server for z/OS V5.1
    • IMS V11
    • IMS V12

    Browsers
    • Microsoft® Internet Explorer 9.0
    • Microsoft® Internet Explorer 10.0
    • Mozilla Firefox 17 ESR
    • Google Chrome 19 to 21

    IBM Decision Center for z/OS V8.5.1

    Hardware platform

    • IBM System z processor, including z10, and zEnterprise or an equivalent hardware system capable of running z/OS 2.1 or 1.12, or later.

    Supported components
    • Decision Center Business Console
    • Decision Center Enterprise Console

    Operating systems - one of the following:
    • z/OS V2.1, V1.12, or V1.13

    Application servers - one of the following:
    • WebSphere Application Server V8.0.0.4 or Network Deployment V8.0.0.4
    • WebSphere Application Server V8.5 or Network Deployment V8.5

    Databases - one of the following:
    • DB2 for z/OS 9.1 and future fix packs
    • DB2 for z/OS 10.1 and future fix packs
    • Apache Derby 10.5 and future releases, modification levels and fix packs (for test and development purposes only)

    Browsers
    • Microsoft® Internet Explorer 9.0
    • Microsoft® Internet Explorer 10.0
    • Mozilla Firefox 17 ESR
    • Google Chrome 19 to 21

    IBM Business Rules for z/OS V8. 5.1

    Hardware platform

    • IBM System z processor, including z10, and zEnterprise or an equivalent hardware system capable of running z/OS 2.1 or 1.12, or later.

    Supported components
    • Rule Execution Server
    • zRule Execution Server for z/OS

    Operating systems - one of the following:
    • z/OS V2.1, V1.12, or V1.13

    Application servers - one of the following:
    • WebSphere Application Server V8.0.0.4 or Network Deployment V8.0.0.4
    • WebSphere Application Server V8.5 or Network Deployment V8.5

    Databases - one of the following:
    • DB2 for z/OS 9.1 and future fix packs
    • DB2 for z/OS 10.1 and future fix packs
    • Apache Derby 10.5 and future releases, modification levels and fix packs (for test and development purposes only)

    Transaction servers - one of the following:
    • CICS Transaction Server for z/OS V3.2
    • CICS Transaction Server for z/OS V4.1
    • CICS Transaction Server for z/OS V4.2
    • CICS Transaction Server for z/OS V5.1
    • IMS V11
    • IMS V12

    Browsers
    • Microsoft® Internet Explorer 9.0
    • Microsoft® Internet Explorer 10.0
    • Mozilla Firefox 17 ESR
    • Google Chrome 19 to 21


    Several components of IBM Decision Server for z/OS V8.5.1, IBM Decision Center for z/OS V8.5.1 and IBM Business Rules for z/OS V8.5.1 execute on the Microsoft Windows platform. Those components are:
    • Decision Validation Services (part of IBM Decision Center)
    • Rule Solutions for Office (part of IBM Decision Center)
    • Event Designer (part of IBM Decision Server)
    • Rule Designer (part of IBM Decision Server and IBM Business Rules for z/OS)
    • Scorecard Modeler (part of IBM Decision Server and IBM Business Rules for z/OS)

    Microsoft Windows Operating systems - one of the following:

    • Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition x86-64 (32- and 64-bit)
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise Edition x86-64 (32- and 64-bit)
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter Edition x86-64 (32- and 64-bit)
    • Windows Server 2012 Standard Edition x86-64 (32- and 64-bit)
    • Windows Server 2012 Datacenter Edition x86-64 (32- and 64-bit)
    • Windows Server 2012 Essentials Edition x86-64 (32- and 64-bit)
    • Windows Server 2012 Foundation Edition x86-64 (32- and 64-bit)
    • Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64 (32-bit)1
    • Windows 7 Ultimate x86-32 (32-bit)1
    • Windows 7 Enterprise x86-64 (32-bit)1
    • Windows 7 Enterprise x86-32 (32-bit)1
    • Windows 7 Professional x86-64 (32-bit)1
    • Windows 7 Professional x86-32 (32-bit)1
    • Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Edition x86-64 (32- and 64-bit)
    • Windows Server 2008 Datacenter Edition x86-64 (32- and 64-bit)
    • Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition x86-64 (32-, 64-bit)
    • Windows Server 2008 Datacenter Edition x86-32 (32-bit)
    • Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Edition x86-32 (32-bit)
    • Windows Server 2003 SP2 Enterprise Edition x86-32 (32-bit)2
    • Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition x86-32 (32-bit)

    1Server supported for application design, development and testing; no support for production use.

    2Customers are responsible for securing separate support for this operating system from Microsoft should IBM Support believe that the behavior of Microsoft Windows Server 2003 is contributing to the reported problem.


    The program's specifications and specified operating environment information may be found in documentation accompanying the program, if available, such as a README file, or other information published by IBM, such as an announcement letter. Documentation and other program content may be supplied only in the English language.


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    More support for:

    IBM Operational Decision Manager for z/OS

    Software version:

    8.0

    Operating system(s):

    z/OS

    Reference #:

    7024348

    Modified date:

    2013-11-18

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