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BMC Atrium Discovery Extended Data Pack 2011-Feb-1 is a deliverable for BMC Atrium Discovery 8.1 and 8.2 series.

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 the BMC Electronic Product Distribution Website. 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

  • Atrium Discovery 8.1 - Installation and upgrade instructions are provided here
  • Atrium Discovery 8.2.00 - Installation and upgrade instructions are provided here
  • Atrium Discovery 8.2.01 and later - Installation and upgrade instructions are provided here

Product Lifecycle Patterns

You can use 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
Extended Data Pack 2011-Feb-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
  • 178 operating system versions

Go to the OS Product Life Cycle Patterns - Extended Data Pack 2011-Feb-1 page for a full list of products included in this release.

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

  • 35 publishers
  • 319 software products
  • 1532 software product versions

Go to the Software Product Life Cycle Patterns - Extended Data Pack 2011-Feb-1 page for a full list of products included in this release.

Hardware Reference Data

You can use BMC Atrium Discovery 8.x 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 Extended Data Pack includes hardware reference data providing Rack Size, Power Consumption, Heat Output and Maximum Memory capacity for:

  • 12 manufacturers
  • 460 server models
  • 1,346 server model configurations

Go to the Hardware Reference Data - Extended Data Pack 2011-Feb-1 page for a full list of products included in this release.

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