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Enable OpenPages on CentOS and Ubuntu Linux

We'd like to see support for additional Linux distributions but in particular, CentOS and Ubuntu.

This is useful as it will enable a greater, more cost effective, deployment choices across a broader range of cloud hosting platforms.

  • Guest
  • Jun 20 2019
  • Not under consideration
  • Admin
    JOHN Lundgren commented
    19 Sep, 2020 02:03pm

    Thank you again for submitting this RFE!

    We do have an active Containerization Strategy where Production workloads are targeted to first be supported in 4Q2020 (with IBM Cloud Pak for Data) and into 2021 (via Red Hat OpenShift).

    In subsequent Client Events (Customer Advisory Board, etc.) we will be further communicating this strategy.

    For this particular request, we are marking as "Will Not Implement" for now but we are looking forward to continuing the discussion with both you and our other Clients...

  • Guest commented
    20 Apr, 2020 05:25pm

    Hi, I'd like to request an update for this its been over 6 months without direction. CentOS claims Kernel compatibility to RHEL and is low hanging fruit to support, I know many other IBM products that follow this mantra.

  • Guest commented
    4 Sep, 2019 01:11am

    It would be great to have Alpine Linux also supported, to promote secure and more maintainable application containers.

  • Admin
    JOHN Lundgren commented
    26 Jun, 2019 02:19pm

    Thank you for submitting this Idea!

    The IBM team is evaluating this enhancement request. A decision or request for more information will be provided within 90 days.

  • Guest commented
    20 Jun, 2019 05:03pm

    From what I have encountered IBM will support CentOS as long as the CentOS version claims kernel compatibility with the supported Redhat versions. Not sure about Ubuntu.

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