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BMC Atrium Discovery Extended Data Pack 2010-Mar-1 is a deliverable for the Tideway Foundation platform version 7.2 and later as well as BMC Atrium Discovery version 8.0 and 8.1.

Contents

  • Product Lifecycle - Patterns that populate Atrium Discovery with information about End-of-Life, End-of-Support, and End-of-Extended-Support for versions of certain host Operating Systems as well as versions of certain software products
  • Hardware Reference Data - Patterns and data import CSV file that populate Atrium Discovery with power and heat consumption figures for various hosts.

Installation and Upgrade

Customers can access this Extended Data Pack from either the BMC Electronic Product Distribution Website or the Tideway Downloads site (Download Area->latesttku). If you're a customer or partner and do not already have a login please contact your BMC account manager.

Check out this demo if you are unsure how to download from BMC EPD site

  • Foundation 7.2/7.3 and Atrium Discovery 8.0 - Installation and upgrade instructions are provided here
  • Atrium Discovery 8.1 - Installation and upgrade instructions are provided here

Product Lifecycle Patterns

You can use Tideway Foundation / BMC Atrium Discovery 8.x and OS / Software product lifecycle data to:

  • Identify operating systems and software that are exposed to security / stability risks as they are no longer supported by patch updates
  • Identify operating systems and software that you may may be paying a premium maintenance subscription for
  • Identify operating systems and software that are no longer shipping so may increase costs and risks associated with variance

Operating System Product Lifecycle Patterns
TKU 2010-Mar-1 includes product life cycle patterns providing End Of Life, End Of Support and End Of Extended Support dates for:

  • 11 publishers
  • 17 operating systems
  • 177 operating system versions

Go to the OS Product Life Cycle Patterns - TKU 2010-Mar-1 page for a full list of products included in this release.

Software Product Lifecycle Patterns
This TKU includes product life cycle patterns providing End Of Life, End Of Support and End Of Extended Support dates for:

  • 33 publishers
  • 260 software products
  • 1,341 software product versions

Go to the Software Product Life Cycle Patterns - TKU 2010-Mar-1 page for a full list of products included in this release.

Hardware Reference Data

You can use Tideway Foundation hardware reference data to:

  • Identify servers that can be expanded in situations where space is a constraining factor in the data center
  • Identify server refresh / rationalization candidates in situations where cooling is a constraining factor in the data center
  • Identify server refresh / rationalization candidates in situations where power is a constraining factor in the data center

This TKU includes hardware reference data providing Rack Size, Power Consumption, Heat Output and Maximum Memory capacity for:

  • 9 manufacturers
  • 408 server models
  • 1,213 server model configurations

Go to the Hardware Reference Data - TKU 2010-Mar-1 page for a full list of products included in this release.

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