Installing IBM Cloud Pak for Applications

When you purchase IBM® Cloud Pak® for Applications, you get the software available with IBM Cloud Pak for Applications in one bundle. You can choose to deploy some or all the purchased software.

The installation instructions in this IBM Knowledge Center documentation are for on-premise installation. At this time, version 4.x of the cloud pak is not available on IBM Cloud. To install version 3.x of the cloud pak on IBM Cloud, see Getting started with Cloud Pak for Applications External link icon in the IBM Cloud documentation.

Installing the cloud pak on premise

To install cloud pak software on premise, first purchase the cloud pak and then follow the installation instructions for the software that you want to install:

  1. Order IBM Cloud Pak for Applications.

  2. Install IBM Cloud Pak for Applications software.

Cloud pak software installation instructions

Software available with IBM® Cloud Pak® for Applications is located and accessed from different locations to optimize the deployment experience, based on the typical usage scenarios for the software.

To install the software on premise, follow the installation instructions:

IBM WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment

IBM WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment can be used on the IBM Z platform.

IBM WebSphere Application Server

The IBM WebSphere Application Server base product that is not containerized can be used on the IBM Z platform.

The IBM WebSphere Application Server traditional base product is also available in Kabanero Enterprise as the java-websphere-traditional collection. Use the Cloud Pak for Applications installer CLI to install Kabanero Enterprise. Follow the prerequisite instructions and installation instructions in this documentation.

IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty Core

Liberty Core can be used on the IBM Z platform.

IBM Mobile Foundation

IBM Cloud Private

IBM Cloud Private can be used on the IBM Z platform.

Red Hat OpenShift

IBM Kabanero Enterprise

Red Hat Runtimes

IBM Cloud Transformation Advisor

IBM Application Navigator

Developer Tools

Migration Tools

The migration tools are included with IBM Cloud Transformation Advisor.