Evaluate TXSeries V8.1 on SoftLayer
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So, you’ve now read that TXSeries for Multiplatforms V8.1 Trial is now available on cloud, in the previous blog. Here are some more details for you to understand what this means.
TXSeries V8.1 trial on Linux can now be deployed using the IBM SoftLayer public cloud.
SoftLayer, provides cloud infrastructure as a service from a host of data centers across the globe. To simply put, SoftLayer is a hosting provider. It gives you an quick and easy way to deploy operating system instances – within a matter of 20 minutes or so, on the public cloud.
TXSeries leverages this platform to allow deployment of the Trial edition and create a running instance of TXSeries available for you within the short duration so that you are up and ready to evaluate TXSeries, within, say, an hour. You can get on to your job of evaluation of the product without worrying about acquiring hardware, or installation of TXSeries.
The TXSeries deployment on SoftLayer public cloud is available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL).
Try TXSeries V8.1 on SoftLayer today!
If you do not already have a SoftLayer account, visit http
The ‘Sandbox on SoftLayer’ page gives you step-by-step instructions on how to provision the TXSeries Trial on RHEL using the SoftLayer public cloud: http
I also recommend that you go to the download page here: http
SoftLayer has 'order hourly' or 'order monthly' options and different charges depending on the configurations you choose. Choose the options that fit your need.
Once you deploy the the trial edition on a RHEL instance using SoftLayer, TXSeries V8.1 is available for you for a 90-day period for evaluation.
You can login to the instance using a ssh client of your choice and start using it.
A sample region is also configured for you use, called ‘IVPREG’. It is configured with one of the shipped TXSeries samples - A simple terminal based application which lets you add, update or view employee details. You can login to the instance use the ‘cicslterm’ command to connect to the running instance.
Access the administration console from your browser using the url : http://<deployed IP>:
Create and configure your own TXSeries regions to explore further. Here the information center: htt
So, try it out and let us know what you think.
You can either add comments to the blog here. Also, use the TXSeries Forum to post your comments or questions.