Migrating from JRules to WebSphere Operational Decision Management (WODM)
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It is always recommended to use the latest available version to benefit from the latest released features.
For instructions to install, see Installing WebSphere Operational Decision Management (WODM) V7.5 and WebSphere Operational Decision Management V8.0 Download Document.
It is also recommended to use the latest fix pack for the version you are using. Applying a fix pack does not require to migrate your code nor your data.
Applying a fix pack only requires to:
You will therefore only need to follow the steps 2 (for Decision Center), 5, 6, and 7 described below to apply a fix pack.
Here are the steps you will typically need to consider (if applicable in your case) and the order in which you should proceed to migrate your applications and data to the new version of WODM you installed:
You can refer to section WebSphere Operational Decision Management V7.5 > Migrating from JRules > Migrating from JRules V7 > How to migrate from JRules V7 of the documentation to help you identify if some of the above steps apply to your use of the product.
For the detail of each step listed above, refer to technote Migrating from JRules to WODM.
Note: if migrating from JRules V6.x to V7.5, you will first need to migrate your code and data to JRules V7.1. To do so, follow the steps below by substituting the module names 'Rule Designer' and 'Decision Center ' respectively for 'Rule Studio' and 'Rule Team Server'. Also refer to the technotes for migrating rule projects to V7.1 and migrating to Rule Team Server V7.1 for more details.