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V4R5 vs. V5R1

What is the difference between V4R5 & V5R1? We are currently on V4R5. How long approximately would a person plan to upgrade? Have there been any problems with the upgrade affecting DB2 OLAP Server/Essbase applications?

It is time for you to pay a visit to the IBM iSeries Information Center.

Installation considerations

Information about the installation and installation-related tasks is included in the book Software Installation, SC41-5120-05. Information regarding planning and preparing for software installation along with conceptual licensed program information can be found in the iSeries Information Center at.

Click system planning and installation --> hardware and software --> software and licensed programs

This will provide step-by-step instructions on how to upgrade to V5R1 along with a whole section on what's new for V5R1.

As for "problems with the upgrade affecting DB2 OLAP Server/Essbase applications"... I am not aware of any issues at this time.

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