IBM i 7.1 Technology Refresh 7 は、パフォーマンス、使いやすさ、および統合機能の拡張を提供します

日本 IBM のソフトウェア発表 JP13-0530
2013 年 10 月 7 日


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(Corrected on November 12, 2013)

The Planning information section was revised.

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IBM® i 7.1 Technology Refresh 7 は、最新のテクノロジーの活用を支援する以下の新しい機能を提供します。

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IBM i 7.1 Technology Refresh 7 は、RPG IV および DB2 for i の重要な新規機能拡張、ならびに拡張入出力ハードウェア・サポートにより、お客様が最新のテクノロジーを利用するための重要な新機能を提供します。

RPG IV プログラミング言語は、追加のフリー・フォーマット・コーディング・サポートを組み込むように拡張され、生産性の向上を支援し、RPG 言語を最新化します。データベースへの新規拡張機能には、広範囲のタスクを行うために SQL を使用できる新規機能および拡張機能が組み込まれています。軽量で使いやすい新規 WebSphere® Liberty Application Server が、 IBM i Integrated Application Server と連動する場合にお客様が選択できるオプションになっています。ハードウェア入出力サポートは、さまざまな新規デバイスおよび既存のデバイスの拡張機能を組み込むように拡張されました。

注:この発表レターにおいて、「 Technology Refresh 7 」という用語は、新しいハードウェア機能をサポートするために必要となる PTF のセットを指します。「 Technology Update 」という用語は、 IBM i および関連製品に追加機能を提供する、複数の PTF または PTF グループを指します。「 Technology Refresh 」という用語は、この両方をまとめて広く用いられます。 IBM i 7.1 TR7、 IBM i 6.1.1、および関連製品は、2013 年 11 月 15 日より利用可能です。

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October 7, 2013

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Integrated Web Application Server

The Integrated Web Application Server has been extended to leverage a new runtime engine based on the new WebSphere Liberty Application Server. Users of the Integrated Application Server will now have a choice between the older LWI-based support or the new Liberty support. This support will be automatically installed as part of the latest HTTP PTF Group, allowing clients to take advantage of this new small footprint to use the Java web server runtime engine.

There are several benefits to this new Liberty base:

For additional details, visit the Integrated Web Application Server product page

DB2 for IBM i

In the tradition of previous Technology Refreshes, DB2 for IBM i is again being extended to provide new capabilities, including built-in improvements for dealing with big data. The unique position IBM i has as the solution platform for business is being enriched through the delivery of new SQL capabilities for advanced SQL scripting, improved RPG language support for Embedded SQL, and a new breed of database catalogs. Improvements are also being provided to make it easier to modernize databases from DDS to SQL DDL.

Moving up to the suggested DB2 PTF Group will result in a database that provides significant new capabilities and that runs better, faster, and smarter.

Visit the IBM i Technology Updates wiki on developerWorks® to learn more about these and other DB2 for IBM i enhancements

To see the DB2 for IBM i PTF Group details, visit

Program products

Application Runtime Expert

The Application Runtime Expert product (5733-ARE) has been enhanced to include the ability to schedule verifications based on a timeframe that fits your needs. From the Application Runtime Expert GUI interface, it is possible to schedule a verification to run at a specific time against a list of chosen systems. This provides additional flexibility and usability to help extend the usefulness of the product. This new support will be delivered in the latest HTTP PTF Group and will require that the 5733-ARE product is already installed. These new enhancements are available for both IBM i 6.1 and IBM i 7.1.

For details on Application Runtime Expert, refer to this site in developerWorks

IBM has announced a new version of the Java Runtime Engine ( Java 7). The new version, Java V7.1, will be delivered as part of the Java product (5761-JV1). It is being delivered in both a 32-bit and 64-bit implementation. The new Java V7.1 is being delivered as a "addendum" to the existing Java 7 product options.

    5761 JV1 Option 14  Java 7 32bit and Java 7.1 32bit
    5761 JV1 Option 15  Java 7 64bit and Java 7.1 64bit

For details on the Java V7.1 support for IBM i, visit the following web page in IBM developerWorks
Free Format RPG IV

IBM Rational® has announced a significant update to the RPG IV language delivered in 5770-WDS. In the continuing effort to ensure RPG as a modern business language, RPG IV will support free-form Control, File, Definition, and Procedure specifications. RPG coders will now have the option to code programs with no regard to columns. Developers trained in other languages will more easily pick up the RPG language for writing modern applications. These new enhancements will be delivered through new PTFs and can be applied to RPG IV V7.1. These new enhancements will be documented in the RPG Cafe in developerWorks at 542d3ac-0785-4b6f-8e53-f72051460822

Hardware enhancements

IBM has introduced several I/O enhancements for the Power Systems product line, especially featuring options for higher-performance SAS/SSD configurations for those clients looking to leverage flash technology with IBM i. Additional enhancements provide expanded options for spinning disk and for async PPP protocol. Among the highlights are:

For more details on these I/O enhancements, refer to Hardware Announcement JG13-0289 (2013 年 10 月 7 日付) .

For an IBM i related description of these I/O enhancements, refer to

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IBM plans to provide support for IBM Power® Virtualization Center (PowerVC) to manage systems running the IBM i operating system and for IBM SmartCloud® Entry for Power to provision images to IBM i.

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Program                Program
number        VRM      name

5770-SS1      V7.1     IBM i V7
5761-SS1      V6.1     IBM i5/OS

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                    Maintenance        Maintenance
Program PID number  1-year PID number  3-year PID number

5770-SS1            N/A                N/A
5761-SS1            N/A                N/A
Program PID number  90-Day PID number

5733-WQE            5665-WQE
5733-WQS            5665-WQS

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For specific hardware requirements, see the IBM i Technology Updates wiki on developerWorks at
Software requirements

IBM i 7.1 TR 7 and IBM i 6.1.1 enhancements will be available on November 15, 2013, as PTF updates. Refer to the link in the Description section for more details.

For more details on software requirements, visit

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IBM i 7.1 (5770-SS1)
IBM i 7.1 (5770-SS1)            number

Registration features for
 PureFlex™ Systems
   PureFlex User qty 5          6495
IBM i 6.1.1 (5761-SS1)

IBM i 6.1.1 (5761-SS1)          number

Registration features for
 PureFlex Systems
PureFlex User qty 5             6495

The following will be added to all upgrade orders for DB2 Web Query Express® (5733WQE) or Standard (5733WQS). These are 90 day, no-charge products and are used by IBM to properly transfer software maintenance from the current customer DB2 Web Query version (5733-QU2 or 5733-WQE) to the upgraded DB2 Web Query version. Customers receiving this no-charge product will be entitled to software maintenance on the upgraded DB2 Web Query version for 90 days after the upgrade order or for the duration of their existing software maintenance, whichever is longer.

IBM Web Query for System i®      Per Processor Core
SWMA 90 day Transfer Reg/Ren    feature

  Per Processor Core 90D Reg       A5FH
 Per Processor Core 90D Ren       A5FG

IBM Web Query for System i      Per Processor Core
SWMA 90 day Transfer Reg/Ren    feature

  Per Processor Core 90D Reg       A5FJ
 Per Processor Core 90D Ren       A5FF



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Electronic Service Agent™ and the IBM Electronic Support web portal are dedicated to providing fast, exceptional support to IBM Systems customers. The IBM Electronic Service Agent tool is a no-additional-charge tool that proactively monitors and reports hardware events, such as system errors, performance issues, and inventory. The Electronic Service Agent tool can help you stay focused on your company's strategic business initiatives, save time, and spend less effort managing day-to-day IT maintenance issues. Servers enabled with this tool can be monitored remotely around the clock by IBM Support all at no additional cost to you.

Now integrated into the base operating system of AIX® 5.3, AIX 6.1, and AIX 7.1, Electronic Service Agent is designed to automatically and electronically report system failures and utilization issues to IBM , which can result in faster problem resolution and increased availability. System configuration and inventory information collected by the Electronic Service Agent tool also can be viewed on the secure Electronic Support web portal, and used to improve problem determination and resolution by you and the IBM support team. To access the tool main menu, simply type "smitty esa_main", and select "Configure Electronic Service Agent ." In addition, ESA now includes a powerful Web user interface, giving the administrator easy access to status, tool settings, problem information, and filters. For more information and documentation on how to configure and use Electronic Service Agent , refer to

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Country/Region             Announced
 ASEAN*                      Yes
 India/South Asia**          Yes
 Australia                   Yes
 People's Republic of China  Yes
 Hong Kong S.A.R of the PRC  Yes
 Macao S.A.R of the PRC      Yes
 Taiwan                      Yes
 Korea                       Yes
 New Zealand                 Yes
Japan IOT
 Japan                       Yes
 * Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic
   Republic, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam
 **Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Nepal, and

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