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6 replies Latest Post - ‏2013-01-18T17:56:11Z by SystemAdmin
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Pinned topic DatePower VE for your workstation_ ER 30261_pls vote

‏2013-01-18T15:18:46Z |
All the developers will be able to run virtual instance of DataPower locally ...this would be awesome
Please vote
and feel free to pass it along ... IBM will get it for us if they see the demand for this

Here is the link to ER request:
 
http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rfe/execute?use_case=viewRfe&CR_ID=30261
 
ID: 30261


Thanks!
Salla
Updated on 2014-03-25T02:41:46Z at 2014-03-25T02:41:46Z by iron-man
  • kenhygh
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    Re: DatePower VE for your workstation_ ER 30261_pls vote

    ‏2013-01-18T16:14:50Z  in response to SystemAdmin
    Salla,
    I'm confused, IBM shipped a virtual edition of XG45 and XI52 late last year.

    And I've been running 'em both in my VMWare Workstation happily ever since. Yeah, it's not supported on workstation, but either spring for a copy of ESX or run it unsupported.

    Ken
    • SystemAdmin
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      Re: DatePower VE for your workstation_ ER 30261_pls vote

      ‏2013-01-18T16:21:41Z  in response to kenhygh
      1) Vow Ken.
      "I've been running 'em both in my VMWare Workstation happily ever since"
      -- Is this true
      Can you share some more details any URL or PDF to get this/

      2) This would be a great thing if we can get it run on local workstations...I'd vote for it million time :) if it is allowed

      Thanks!
      Salla
      • SystemAdmin
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        Re: DatePower VE for your workstation_ ER 30261_pls vote

        ‏2013-01-18T16:26:24Z  in response to SystemAdmin
        For # 1
        any specific licenses or it ships by default ?
        or is it irrelevant question :P

        Thanks!
        Salla
    • alanholc
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      Re: DatePower VE for your workstation_ ER 30261_pls vote

      ‏2013-01-18T16:50:09Z  in response to kenhygh
      I saw the release alert last year when it was made available.
      Can you give any info as far as the licensing involved?

      My wish was that they would release a software version for Linux - primarily for testing or proof-of-concept installations...

      (VMWare would not have been my first choice for such a thing... probably not even in a list of choices for that matter... but I digress...)
      • kenhygh
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        Re: DatePower VE for your workstation_ ER 30261_pls vote

        ‏2013-01-18T17:20:38Z  in response to alanholc
        Salla,
        It's licensed just like the hardware, you have to buy licenses, and as I understand it, it's not much less expensive than the hardware version. It only runs on VMWare - only supported on ESX, but like I said, it works fine on my Linux-hosted VM workstation. Right at the moment I'm running a virtual XG45, a virtual XI52, a base Linux VM with MQ etc., and all of 'em talk to each other just fine.

        See http://www-01.ibm.com/common/ssi/cgi-bin/ssialias?infotype=OC&subtype=NA&htmlfid=897/ENUS5725-J91&appname=System%20Storage

        The downside here is that now I can be writing DP stuff on the plane :-)

        Ken
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          Re: DatePower VE for your workstation_ ER 30261_pls vote

          ‏2013-01-18T17:56:11Z  in response to kenhygh
          Awesome.

          Thanks ken!

          Regards,
          Salla