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CD-ROM Studio for iSeries - Standard Edition

The complete 'end-to-end' solution for integrating i5/OS based CD-ROM distribution into your product.

Everything you need to enable and package your application onto CD-ROM and everything you need to get it installed from CD-ROM onto your target IBM System i.

CD-ROM Studio takes your programs and objects and creates ISO9660 and i5/OS save/restore compliant CD-ROM images.

CD-ROM Studio includes the Span Multiple CDs (SPANCDS) command, which will help you divide large applications into image files that span multiple CD-ROMs. Without SPANCDS, this process is tedious, difficult to manage, and prone to error.

Key Features
  • Supports multiple libraries
  • Supports libraries larger than 700 MB
  • Generates all installation objects
  • Generates CD-ROM layout report
  • Powerful, easy to use Windows client.
  • Built-in wizards help you quickly create CD-ROM images for distribution and archiving.
  • Complete set of documentation on creating and using CD-ROM based distribution and archiving. Includes real world scenarios being used by our customers today.
  • Fully customizable through built-in options and custom programs interfaces.
  • Uses existing hardware media resources. In some cases, there is no need to have a tape drive attached to your PC.
  • A complete i5/OS based CD-ROM interface for creating CD-ROM images and for automating the CD-ROM creation process as part of your normal product build process.
  • Everything you need to get your product installed from CD-ROM onto your target System i.
  • Supports V5R2+ image catalogs
CD-ROM Studio Developers Toolkit
The i5/OS CD-ROM Developer's Toolkit gives you everything you need to install your product or saved objects from CD-ROM using the System i CD-ROM drive.
Key Features
  • CD-Installation and disc manager allows you to ship multiple products or versions on a single CD-ROM. It manages all these products automatically so you and your users don't have to worry about the underlying complexity in the layout of the CD-ROM.
  • Sample source code is provided for creating custom based installation programs for both CD-ROM and tape.
  • Fully compatible with all i5/OS enabled CD-ROM save/restore interfaces.
CD-ROM Studio is an industrial strength solution designed for organizations who may have unique distribution requirements.

Designed for your high quality, industrial strength software distribution requirements
  • CD-ROM Studio and CD-ROM Developer's Toolkit was designed for industrial strength software distribution using CD-ROM.
  • 100% compatible with IBM's CD-ROM creation tools used to package i5/OS and IBM licensed products for the IBM System i. Real world validation.
  • In addition to our own quality assurance testing, many IBM solution providers are already shipping their product on CD-ROM.
  • International installation support. CD-ROMs created with CD-ROM Studio will work in all countries including double-byte character set (DBCS) based countries.
  • Complete set of tools and information. Use the scenarios, samples, and tools provided as part of the CD-ROM Developer's Toolkit to get your CD-ROM up and running in a timely fashion.
Flexible. Support for all i5/OS CD-ROM enabled interfaces
Utilize your existing installation procedures and programs or create a new installation for CD-ROM. Either way, CD-ROM Studio for the AS/400 has the support for all OS/400 CD-ROM enabled interfaces and a set of extensions that provide support for save files.

Advanced CD-ROM installation support provided by the CD-Installation and Disc Manager
Summary of the advanced features provided as part of the CD-Installation and disc manager.
  • CD-Installation and disc manager allows you to ship multiple products or versions on a single CD-ROM. It manages all these products automatically so you and your user don't have to worry about the underlying complexity in the layout of the CD-ROM.
  • Sample source code is provided for creating custom based installation programs for both CD-ROM and tape.
  • Fully compatible with all i5/OS enabled CD-ROM save/restore interfaces.
  • Extensions to support save file based installations. Test your install program without burning a CD-ROM for every code change.
  • Hide the details of the directory structure of the CD-ROM using the built-in disc scanning features of the CD-Installation and disc manager.
Archive important user and system information onto CD-ROM
  • Since the CD-ROM Studio supports all of the i5/OS CD-ROM enabled save and restore interfaces, it can also be used as an affordable optical archiving tool. Practical archiving options for CD-ROM.
  • Archive project source, programs, and data at project completion.
  • Save source listings, reports, and other spool file data onto CD-ROM.
  • Free up hard disk (DASD) space by placing seldom used objects onto CD-ROM.
  • Archive month end and year end data and files.
  • Create self-installing archive media with the tools provided with the i5/OS CD-ROM Developer's Toolkit.

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