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Status Under Consideration
Workspace Domino
Categories Administration
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 3, 2018

Support Domino on Z Linux

Government client is using Domino on ZLinux - would be nice to allow them to continue doing so.

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  • Guest
    Feb 5, 2023

    zLinux is a very rarely used platform. IBM was discontiniung support for their own hardware platform for Domino on zSeries already. And the software groupd decided to only have Redhat Enterprise Linux 64 and Windows 64 as their strategic platform.

    So we have been very lucky to keep other Linux support, AIX and OS400 support when HCL tool over Domino.
    HCL continues support for those platforms and makes Domino a true cross platfrom application just because Domino moved from Fixpacks to Feature packs without a new major release at that time...

    I have been compiling applications for zLinux at that time using a IBM partner's zLinux machine.
    The basic applications are quite simple to cross compile. But the challening part are the low-level integration points in the OS. And the testing would quite some effort! Supporting zLinux would be quite expensive..

    What version are they on? The last version I can think of that has zLinux support must be Domino 9.0.1.

    zLinux has some benefits at very very large scale with many micro partitions. But this would be the only real benefit compared to zLinux (Intel Linux).

    The only new strategic platform I could think of is ARM. This would be a game changer in hosting environments in future -->

    [ Daniel Nashed / ]