I understand what you are saying. But, I disagree that the minimums are for CODE/400 as opposed to RSE.
In my mind WDSc is one thing CODE is another. The fact that they come on the same DVD is immaterial, they are two separate products. Even if IBM does list CODE as a "feature" of WDSc.
Nor does IBM push CODE as the tool to use for server development. The opposite is true, LPEX and RSE are being pushed.
If you're correct and IBM is pulling the minimums from CODE, then that needs to be explicitly stated along with realistic minimums for RSE/LPEX.
> -----Original Message----- > From: Vern Hamberg [mailto:vhamberg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] > Sent: Friday, May 28, 2004 11:04 AM > To: Websphere Development Studio Client for iSeries > Subject: RE: [WDSCI-L] WDSc workstation requirements > > > It CAN be done, and well - but using CODE/400, not the RSE > version. IOW, > start it up with CODEEDIT or use the DE (or whatever) user > option out of > PDM. CODEDSU starts the Designere. And CODEPROJ gives you a > project manage > that is similar to RSE functionally (limited, I know, but easy on the > resources). > > That's what the first item means, IMO - avoid Java at all > costs if doing > only server (RPG/COBOL/CL/DSPF/PRTF) development. You CAN get > there from > the RSE perspective, but it'll cost you mightily. > > So, as long as you are not doing the newer stuff, this'll do fine. Of > course, there's no substitute for more memory and faster > drive rotation. > The chip speed is less important. > > The recommendations are VERY minimum. Ask your boss if he > would use the > published minimum recommendations Microsoft gives for running > XP - then he > might see your need in the right perspective. Would he even > consider using > the following: > > > > >Here's What You Need to Use Windows XP Professional > > > >PC with 300 megahertz or higher processor clock speed > recommended; 233 MHz > >minimum required (single or dual processor system);* Intel > Pentium/Celeron > >family, or AMD K6/Athlon/Duron family, or compatible > processor recommended > > > >128 megabytes (MB) of RAM or higher recommended (64 MB > minimum supported; > >may limit performance and some features) > > > > 64MB!!! Indeed!! > > HTH > Vern
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