Shell sharing with InfoSphere Data Architect, Optim Development Studio, and Optim Database Administrator

Learn how to install and manage a shell-sharing environment

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Vikram Khatri and Burt Vialpando

Date archived: January 11, 2017 | Last updated: July 22, 2010|First published: November 13, 2008

Many people think that each IBM® software product requires its own copy of Eclipse, but that is not always the case. It is possible to share the Eclipse installation between different IBM software development products. so that the core Eclipse components are not duplicated between each Eclipse-based product. This article explains the process of sharing Eclipse shells between many different IBM products by showing an example of this using InfoSphere™ Data Architect (IDA), Optim™ Development Studio (ODS) and Optim Database Administrator (ODA).

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