By using this site, you agree to our updated Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. Manage your Cookies Settings.
449,221 Members | 1,663 Online
Bytes IT Community
+ Ask a Question
Need help? Post your question and get tips & solutions from a community of 449,221 IT Pros & Developers. It's quick & easy.

Licensing Question : Can I Upgrade WSE to ESE without reinstall ?

P: n/a
I know that on DB2 V8.2 (on Linux) it wasn't possible to "upgrade" without
reinstalling.

But on V9.1, can I initially install Workgroup, and then if we need
additional functionality can we buy Enterprise and apply the keys to an
existing Workgroup installation ?

Or do we need to reinstall ?

I know you can't upgrade Express-C to a "paid" version, but that may just be
a special case.

Phil
Jan 2 '07 #1
Share this Question
Share on Google+
7 Replies


P: n/a
"Philip Nelson" <te*****@scotdb.comwrote in message
news:yF*********************@fe03.news.easynews.co m...
>I know that on DB2 V8.2 (on Linux) it wasn't possible to "upgrade" without
reinstalling.

But on V9.1, can I initially install Workgroup, and then if we need
additional functionality can we buy Enterprise and apply the keys to an
existing Workgroup installation ?

Or do we need to reinstall ?

I know you can't upgrade Express-C to a "paid" version, but that may just
be
a special case.

Phil
I wonder if it is possible to install ESE Try and Buy ESE, and then install
the WSE license, and only create WSE instances? Then when you get an ESE
license, you already have the ESE code installed. I don't know if this
works.
Jan 3 '07 #2

P: n/a
Mark A wrote:
"Philip Nelson" <te*****@scotdb.comwrote in message
news:yF*********************@fe03.news.easynews.co m...
>>I know that on DB2 V8.2 (on Linux) it wasn't possible to "upgrade" without
reinstalling.
Well ... not entirely true. You can install ESE over WSE, and now you have
both. Uninstall/reinstall is often easier than install/partial-deinstall.
>But on V9.1, can I initially install Workgroup, and then if we need
additional functionality can we buy Enterprise and apply the keys to an
existing Workgroup installation ?

Or do we need to reinstall ?
You can install WSE in one location, and ESE in another. And you can use
db2iupdt to jump the instance from the WSE copy to the ESE copy.
>I know you can't upgrade Express-C to a "paid" version, but that may just
be
a special case.

Phil

I wonder if it is possible to install ESE Try and Buy ESE, and then
install the WSE license, and only create WSE instances? Then when you get
an ESE license, you already have the ESE code installed. I don't know if
this works.
Nope. You'll still have an ESE try&buy, and it will stop working after the
time limit runs out.
Jan 3 '07 #3

P: n/a
"Darin McBride" <dm******@tower.to.org.no.spam.for.mewrote in message
news:FWFmh.545526$1T2.299865@pd7urf2no...
Nope. You'll still have an ESE try&buy, and it will stop working after
the
time limit runs out.
I know that you can install ESE Try and Buy, and then install a valid ESE
license.
Jan 3 '07 #4

P: n/a
Mark A wrote:
"Darin McBride" <dm******@tower.to.org.no.spam.for.mewrote in message
news:FWFmh.545526$1T2.299865@pd7urf2no...
>Nope. You'll still have an ESE try&buy, and it will stop working after
the
time limit runs out.

I know that you can install ESE Try and Buy, and then install a valid ESE
license.
My understanding was so far that you just had to roll in a new license (also
on V8) to go from WSE to ESE, for example. After all, it is the same code
base. Is this not correct?

--
Knut Stolze
DB2 z/OS Utilities Development
IBM Germany
Jan 3 '07 #5

P: n/a
Knut Stolze wrote:
Mark A wrote:
>"Darin McBride" <dm******@tower.to.org.no.spam.for.mewrote in message
news:FWFmh.545526$1T2.299865@pd7urf2no...
>>Nope. You'll still have an ESE try&buy, and it will stop working after
the
time limit runs out.

I know that you can install ESE Try and Buy, and then install a valid ESE
license.
Absolutely.
My understanding was so far that you just had to roll in a new license
(also
on V8) to go from WSE to ESE, for example. After all, it is the same code
base. Is this not correct?
No. ESE has more code than WSE (the DPF support code), for example. Most
of the code is the same - ESE has an extra MB or three of actual code.
Jan 3 '07 #6

P: n/a
Darin McBride wrote:
>My understanding was so far that you just had to roll in a new license
(also
on V8) to go from WSE to ESE, for example. After all, it is the same
code
base. Is this not correct?

No. ESE has more code than WSE (the DPF support code), for example. Most
of the code is the same - ESE has an extra MB or three of actual code.
Good to know. Thanks!

--
Knut Stolze
DB2 z/OS Utilities Development
IBM Germany
Jan 3 '07 #7

P: n/a

This discussion thread is closed

Replies have been disabled for this discussion.