End of service version and dates

GDPS V3.13 | General availability: June 2016 End of service: March 2019

GDPS/Active-Active 1.7 | General availability: December 2016 End of service: June 2019

GDPS V3.14 | General availability: March 2017 End of service: March 2020*

GDPS V4.1 | General availability: March 2018 End of service: March 2021*

GDPS Continuous Availability 2.1 | General availability: March 2018 End of service: March 2021*

GDPS Continuous Availability 2.2 | General availability: March 2019 End of service: March 2022*

*Indicates projected date. Actual end of marketing or end of service date has not been announced yet. All statements regarding the future direction and intent of IBM are subjected to change or withdrawal without notice and represents goals and objectives only.


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GDPS Metro 4.2 Implementation Workshop

Montpellier, France

GDPS Metro 4.2 Implementation Workshop

Atlanta, Georgia USA
End: 18-Oct.-19

How to enroll:  Click on "View Classroom Schedule." If the details are not visible, click on the "Enroll" button and fill in the required enrollment information.

For additional information, go to the LearnQuest (IBM Global Training Provider) web site: http://www.learnquest.com/ (Link resides outside ibm.com) or contact Isabelle.Yriarte@learnquest.com (cell phone: +33-670274066)

If you have a specific GDPS education request not addressed on this page, send an email to: gdps@us.ibm.com

DS8886/DS8886F qualifications

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Hitachi VSP qualifications

Read the summaries of the 2018 GDPS testing with the Hitachi VSP G1500 and G1000 series products.

Disk replication protocols

GDPS is designed to work with Metro Mirror (PPRC), z/OS Global Mirror (XRC) or Global Mirror disk replication protocols supported by the DS8000 family and made available to vendors. Some disk features require specific commands to be sent to the disk subsystem.

GDPS qualified DWDM vendors

Find a list of products tested and qualified by IBM using the laboratories and procedures used to test a GDPS environment and Server Time Protocol (STP).

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