IBM Intelligent Operations Center V1.5 to V1.6 Migration Guide

A draft IBM Redbooks publication


IBM® Intelligent Operations Center is an integrated solution and continually evolving platform and set of capabilities. As the capabilities increase over time, the platform grows and new interfaces and integration points are introduced in each release.

The purpose of this IBM Redbooks publication is to guide planners, architects, and implementers through the options they have to take advantage of the new capabilities and maximize the benefits of moving to the new release. This book considers what has already been deployed with IBM Intelligent Operations Center 1.5, the benefits of the new version (IBM Intelligent Operations Center, and the best way to take advantage of the new capabilities as you transition.

IBM Intelligent Operations Center has a number of integration and extension points for the previous and current version of the product which are documented and discussed in this book.
This book describes options and considerations for the best way to migrate customizations and take advantage of the new architecture.

Thorough detail of differences between the prior and new versions of the product are provided in order to enable a clear understanding of migration choices, options, and preferred practices. This book includes trade-offs for each migration option, in-depth discussion of data flows, available tools, and scripting changes that may affect existing IBM Intelligent Operations Center installations.

This book is targeted to the following audiences:

  • Line of business managers or stakeholders who are interested in understanding the new features in IBM Intelligent Operations Center 1.6 and are looking for information on how to plan the migration of their current IBM Intelligent Operations Center 1.5 environments.
  • Architects who need to understand the impact that IBM Intelligent Operations Center 1.6 will have on the architecture of IBM Intelligent Operations Center 1.5 solutions.
  • IT specialists and product specialists who are responsible for implementing the migration of a solution based on IBM Intelligent Operations Center 1.5 to 1.6.

Readers of this book will benefit from the IBM Redbooks publication IBM® Intelligent Operations Center 1.6 Programming Guide , SG24-8201.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. What’s new in IBM Intelligent Operations Center 1.6
Chapter 2. Comparing IBM Intelligent Operations Center 1.5 and 1.6
Chapter 3. Planning the migration
Chapter 4. Migrating the solution customization
Chapter 5. Migration use case
Chapter 6. High availability considerations
Appendix A. Scripts provided with this book
Appendix B. Additional material
Related publications


These pages are Web versions of IBM Redbooks- and Redpapers-in-progress. They are published here for those who need the information now and may contain spelling, layout and grammatical errors.

This material has not been submitted to any formal IBM test and is published AS IS. It has not been the subject of rigorous review. Your feedback is welcomed to improve the usefulness of the material to others.

IBM assumes no responsibility for its accuracy or completeness. The use of this information or the implementation of any of these techniques is a customer responsibility and depends upon the customer's ability to evaluate and integrate them into the customer's operational environment.


Last Update
23 December 2013

Planned Publish Date
21 January 2014

Rating: Not yet rated


IBM Form Number

Number of pages