Retirement: IBM Analytics Engine Beta in favor of the generally available (GA) release
  • Analytics Engine
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  • Description
    The IBM Analytics Engine service is now a generally available (GA) release. New instances of the Beta release are no longer available. The GA version of IBM Analytics Engines includes features, such as the ability to spin up Apache Hadoop and Apache Spark clusters, integrate with Data Science Experience, and work with data in cloud object storage.

    Here’s what you need to know about existing instances of the Beta release:
    • The End of Beta Date is October 26, 2017. As of October 31, 2017, new IBM Analytics Engine Beta instances cannot be provisioned. However, we will continue to support existing instances.
    • The End of Beta Support Date is November 7, 2017.
      • For a period of 11 days after the End of Beta Date, which is through November 7, 2017, all existing instances will continue to be available on the Services dashboard in the IBM Cloud (Bluemix) Administrative Console. IBM Analytics Engine will continue to support all existing Beta instances.
      • Any Beta instance that is still provisioned as of the End of Beta Support Date will be deleted.
      • You can delete your IBM Analytics Engine Beta service instances before the End of Beta Support Date
    This information originated in the End of IBM Analytics Engine Beta article within the Bluemix blog.