IBM SDK for Node.js Version 8

Announcement: Deprecating the IBM SDK for Node.js in favour of the community SDKs

Read more about this exciting development in this blog post.

You can find downloads for Node.js on IBM platforms on the Node.js downloads page.

IBM SDK for Node.js Version 8

The last release of IBM® SDK for Node.js Version 8 before deprecation was equivalent to the community Node.js API version 8.9.4.

Supported Environments

Hardware: The minimum supported hardware levels for PowerPC® and z Systems are POWER7® and zEnterprise® 196 respectively.

Software: The following table shows the operating systems that are supported for each platform architecture for the IBM SDK for Node.js version 8. Only 64-bit operating systems are supported.

Note: The SDK is supported only on operating system levels that are themselves still officially supported by their maintainers.

x86-64 IBM 64-bit Power Systems IBM 64-bit z Systems (3)
AIX 7.1 TL4 or later Yes (1)
RHEL 7.3 or later Yes Yes (2) Yes
SLES 12 Yes Yes
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Yes Yes (2)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Yes Yes (2) Yes
Windows 7 or 10 Yes (4)
Windows Server 2012 or 2016 Yes
macOS 10.12 or later Yes

1: Available only in Big Endian architecture format.

2: Available only in Little Endian architecture format for use on POWER hardware systems.

3: Including IBM LinuxONE.

4: Although unsupported, the SDK should run on Windows 8.