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Status Not under consideration
Workspace WebSphere Liberty
Created by Guest
Created on Jul 18, 2019

Query Liberty edition based on features

WebSphere Liberty has different pricing models, such as Liberty core and base, where each edition has a different set of features (base being a superset of core).

Customers that start from kernel and grow their installation using installationManager (or shrink them via minify) don't have an easy way to figure out if they have crossed the core vs base boundary.

This makes it hard for them to:
(a) apply the correct license, and
(b) pay the right amount of VPCs, since pricing is different between the two editions.

This functionality has become even more necessary with the growing adoption of Docker & microservices, where each container is fit-for-purpose and only has the features it needs.

Idea priority Medium
RFE ID 134719
RFE URL
RFE Product WebSphere Application Server
  • Admin
    Graham Charters
    Aug 18, 2021

    Thank you for the suggestion. The requirement does have merit, but looking at it with respect to our total backlog of requests we do not see sufficient interest in this enhancement to merit delivery any time in the foreseeable future. Given the unlikelihood that we would deliver this, we are declining the request rather than leaving it in an uncommitted state for an extended period of time. If you would like to discuss this decision further, please contact Graham Charters <charters@uk.ibm.com>.