Software withdrawal and support discontinuance: IBM BigInsights

IBM United States Withdrawal Announcement 917-147
August 1, 2017

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 Overview Overview Replacement program informationReplacement program information
 Withdrawn programs Withdrawn programs


(Corrected on January 11, 2018)

Updated the Overview, second bullet


(Corrected on August 30, 2017)

Updated the end of marketing effective date in the Withdrawn programs and Replacement program sections


(Corrected on August 16, 2017)

Updated Overview section



Overview

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Effective June 30, 2019, IBM® will withdraw support for the following program licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement.

  • Upon withdrawal from marketing, IBM will migrate your BigInsights® License and Subscription and Support parts to an equivalent quantity and duration of:
    • Big SQL License and Subscription and Support parts
    • IBM Open Platform (IOP) Elite Support parts
  • Upon expiration of your Subscription and Support and Elite Support contract term, until end of support, you may renew your BigSQL Subscription and Support and IOP Elite Support for a 12 month term or renew BigInsights Subscription and Support. After August 31, 2017, customers will not be allowed to acquire new IOP contracts or increase the quantity of Virtual Servers supported under existing IOP Elite Support contracts.
  • Effective immediately, until end of support, IBM clients with BigInsights Subscription and Support or IOP Elite Support are eligible for Elite Support for either IBM Open Platform or Hortonworks Data Platform up to the number of their current BigInsights Subscription and Support and IOP Elite Support entitlements. IBM clients can download the Hortonworks Data Platform open source distribution at no charge from IBM.com/hadoop and call IBM for support.
  • IBM BigInsights customers will also receive entitlements to IBM Streams, similar to the supporting program included with the purchase of IBM BigInsights.

Program number Program release name Withdrawal from support date
5725-C09 IBM BigInsights V4.1 and V4.2 June 30, 2019

On or after that date, you can no longer obtain this program directly from IBM. You can obtain this program on an as-available basis through IBM Remarketers.



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Withdrawn programs

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Effective on the dates shown, IBM will withdraw from marketing part numbers from the following program licensed under the IBM International Program License Agreement:

Program number Program release name Withdrawal from marketing date
5725-C09 IBM BigInsights August 31, 2017


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Replacement program information

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Withdrawn part number Description Effective withdrawal date Replacement part number Description
D1NMKLL IBM BigInsights Virtual Server License + SW Subscription & Support 12 Months August 31, 2017 D1UUCLL IBM Big SQL per Virtual Server License + SW Subscription & Support 12 Months
      D1G8TLL IBM Elite Support for Apache Hadoop Unlimited Contacts SW Support 12 Months
D1NMLLL IBM BigInsights Virtual Server SW Subscription & Support Reinstatement 12 Months August 31, 2017 D1UUDLL IBM Big SQL per Virtual Server SW Subscription & Support Reinstatement 12 Months
      D1G8TLL IBM Elite Support for Apache Hadoop Unlimited Contacts SW Support 12 Months
E0MSHLL IBM BigInsights Virtual Server Annual SW Subscription & Support Renewal 12 Months August 31, 2017 E0NTMLL IBM Big SQL per Virtual Server Annual SW Subscription & Support Renewal
      D1G8TLL IBM Elite Support for Apache Hadoop Unlimited Contacts SW Support 12 Months
D1NMMLL IBM BigInsights for Non-Production Environment Virtual Server License + SW Subscription & Support 12 Months August 31, 2017 D1UUTLL IBM Big SQL Non Production per Virtual Server License + SW Subscription & Support 12 Months
      D1G8TLL IBM Elite Support for Apache Hadoop Unlimited Contacts SW Support 12 Months
D1NMNLL IBM BigInsights for Non-Production Environment Virtual Server SW Subscription & Support Reinstatement 12 Months August 31, 2017 D1UUULL IBM Big SQL Non Production per Virtual Server SW Subscription & Support Reinstatement 12 Months
      D1G8TLL IBM Elite Support for Apache Hadoop Unlimited Contacts SW Support 12 Months
E0MSILL IBM BigInsights for Non-Production Environment Virtual Server Annual SW Subscription & Support Renewal 12 Months August 31, 2017 E0NTTLL IBM Big SQL Non Production per Virtual Server Annual SW Subscription & Support Renewal
      D1G8TLL IBM Elite Support for Apache Hadoop Unlimited Contacts SW Support 12 Months
D1NMPLL IBM BigInsights Virtual Server Monthly License August 31, 2017 D1UUXLL IBM Big SQL per Virtual Server Monthly License
      D1G8TLL IBM Elite Support for Apache Hadoop Unlimited Contacts SW Support 12 Months
D1NMQLL IBM BigInsights for Non-Production Environment Virtual Server Monthly License August 31, 2017 D1UUZLL IBM Big SQL Non Production per Virtual Server Monthly License
      D1G8TLL IBM Elite Support for Apache Hadoop Unlimited Contacts SW Support 12 Months
Withdrawn part number Description Effective withdrawal date Replacement part number Description
D19MZLL IBM BigInsights for Apache Hadoop Virtual Server Monthly License August 31, 2017 None  
D19N0LL IBM BigInsights for Apache Hadoop for Non Production Environment Virtual Server Monthly License August 31, 2017 None  
D1G8HLL IBM BigInsights Analyst Virtual Server Monthly License August 31, 2017 None  
D1G8ILL IBM BigInsights Data Scientist Virtual Server Monthly License August 31, 2017 None  
D1G8JLL IBM BigInsights Enterprise Management Virtual Server Monthly License August 31, 2017 None  
D1GFILL IBM BigInsights Analyst for System z® Virtual Server Monthly License 12 Months August 31, 2017 None  
D1GFJLL IBM BigInsights Data Scientist for System z Virtual Server Monthly License 12 Months August 31, 2017 None  
D1GFKLL IBM BigInsights Enterprise Management for System z Virtual Server Monthly License 12 Months August 31, 2017 None  
D1JKZLL IBM BigInsights for Apache Hadoop Processor Value Unit (PVU) Monthly License August 31, 2017 None  

Withdrawn part number Description Effective withdrawal date
BB1HCEN IBM InfoSphere® BigInsights Standard Edition V2.1.1 for Linux® English Media Pack August 31, 2017
BB1HDEN IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Standard Edition for Non-Production Environment V2.1.1 for Linux English Media Pack August 31, 2017
BB1HEEN IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Standard Edition V2.1.2 for Linux English Media Pack August 31, 2017
BB1HFEN IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Standard Edition for Non-Production Environment V2.1.2 for Linux English Media Pack August 31, 2017


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