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Overview of TIM Evolution

  • 1.  Overview of TIM Evolution

    Posted 06-08-2015 10:10 AM

    Dear Team:

    I am writing this up as a KB and decided to release early. Please let me know of any corrections or additions

     

    Description:

    This describes the different types of TIMs and their customer impacts.

     

    Solution:

    This is the evolution of the TIM:

    First Generation:

    - Through 4.x, TIM is a hardware appliance running Red Hat Linux. CA Technologies is responsible for system software and security updates

     

    Second Generation:

    - From 9.0.x through 9.5.x , TIM become TIMSoft running Red Hat Linux (software version only.) CA Technologies is responsible for system software and security updates. Recommendations on hardware are provided.

    - From 9.1x through 9.5.x . For those wanting network information corresponding to the customer transactions, MTP Support was provided. This is a hardware appliance running CentOS.

     

    Third Generation:

    - From 9.6 onward, only the TIM Software is provided. Customer is responsible for system software and security updates. A non-MTP CentOS version is available.

    - From 9.7 onward, a high-performance TIM which is the fastest of all the TIM types becomes available.

    - From 9.6x onward . For those wanting network information corresponding to the customer transactions, MTP Support was provided. This is a faster hardware appliance than older MTP releases. It is running CentOS.



  • 2.  Re: Overview of TIM Evolution

    Posted 06-08-2015 12:06 PM

    Hi Hal,

    Great information. Let me know when the KB is posted. I will add a cross-reference link to this page in the APM product doc wiki.

     

    Best regards,

    Leslie



  • 3.  Re: Overview of TIM Evolution

    Posted 06-09-2015 04:44 PM

    Dear Leslie:

     

    The KB should be publically available tomorrow:

     

    Thanks Hal

     

    Evolution of the TIM  TEC1930474

    http://www.ca.com/us/support/ca-support-online/product-content/knowledgebase-articles/TEC1930474.aspx



  • 4.  Re: Overview of TIM Evolution

    Posted 06-10-2015 07:54 AM

    KB is now available