Content Change Notification - Updates to IBM PVU Point Rules

bcurran1
Flexera Alumni
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Change Title

Updates to IBM PVU Point Rules 

Class 2

Customers should be aware and be prepared

Change Summary

Flexera will be updating IBM PVU Points Rules for Xeon and Pentium Processors and these are expected to be released via ARL cab file on January 29th, 2021.

Impact

Flexera will be adding new rules for:

  1. Intel Xeon X and W 3000 series with up to 2 sockets
  2. Intel Xeon X and W 3000 series with 3 to 4 sockets
  3. Intel Xeon X and W 3000 series with 5 or more sockets

 

  1. Intel Xeon X and W with up to 2 sockets
  2. Intel Xeon X and W with 3 to 4 sockets
  3. Intel Xeon X and W with 5 or more sockets

 

  1. Intel Xeon EC with up to 2 sockets
  2. Intel Xeon EC with 3 to 4 sockets
  3. Intel Xeon EC with 5 or more sockets

 

  1. Intel Xeon L with up to 2 sockets
  2. Intel Xeon L with 3 to 4 sockets
  3. Intel Xeon L with 5 or more sockets

 

  1. Intel Xeon with up to 2 sockets
  2. Intel Xeon with 3 to 4 sockets
  3. Intel Xeon with 5 or more sockets

 

  1. Intel Xeon AWS with up to 2 sockets
  2. Intel Xeon AWS with 3 to 4 sockets
  3. Intel Xeon AWS with 5 or more sockets

 

  1. Intel Pentium III Xeon with up to 2 sockets
  2. Intel Pentium III Xeon with 3 to 4 sockets
  3. Intel Pentium III Xeon with 5 or more sockets

 

  1. Intel Pentium II Xeon with up to 2 sockets
  2. Intel Pentium II Xeon with 3 to 4 sockets
  3. Intel Pentium II Xeon with 5 or more sockets

 

And updating existing processor type:

  1. Intel Xeon 3000 to 3399
  2. Intel Xeon 5000 to 5499 
  3. Intel Xeon 7000 to 7499

 

  1. Intel Xeon E3 with up to 2 sockets
  2. Intel Xeon E3 with 5 or more sockets
  3. Intel Xeon E3 with 3 to 4 sockets

 

  1. Intel Xeon E with up to 2 sockets
  2. Intel Xeon E with 3 to 4 sockets
  3. Intel Xeon E with 5 or more sockets

 

  1. Intel Xeon D with up to 2 sockets
  2. Intel Xeon D with 3 to 4 sockets
  3. Intel Xeon D with 5 or more sockets

 

  1. Intel Xeon Platinum 8124 to 9282 with up to 2 sockets
  2. Intel Xeon Platinum 8124 to 9282 with 3 to 4 sockets
  3. Intel Xeon Platinum 8124 to 9282 with 5 or more sockets

 

  1. Intel Xeon W-10855M with up to 2 sockets
  2. Intel Xeon W-10855M with 3 to 4 sockets
  3. Intel Xeon W-10855M with 5 or more sockets

 

  1. Intel Xeon W-2123 to 2295 with up to 2 sockets
  2. Intel Xeon W-2123 to 2295 with 3 to 4 sockets
  3. Intel Xeon W-2123 to 2295 with 5 or more sockets

 

Customers with existing IBM PVU points license that have these processor types will see improved accuracy in their license consumption.

The new rules are expected to be released via ARL cab file as usual on January 29th, 2021.

 

2 Comments
alanscott
Flexera beginner

Will you please update this post to include what values are being set for these processors?

Ideally, I'd like to see it laid out something like this:

Original processor nameOriginal PVU valueNew processor nameNew PVU valueDocumentation to support the change
     
     
     
rjagadeesh
Flexera
Flexera

Hi @alanscott , 

The specifics of upcoming changes in the requested format has been uploaded for your reference. Please refer the spreadsheet  PVU update details.xlsx