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Expert Advice: IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Enterprise Edition V1.4 is now available
IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Enterprise Edition V1.4 delivers simple administration and management capabilities, rich developer tools, powerful analytic functions, up-to-date Apache Hadoop and associated projects, as well as many enterprise features and enhancements. New capabilities improve flexibility, consumability, and manageability.
BigInsights Enterprise Edition V1.4 is compatible with the following open source component levels:
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Expert Advice: Denial of service vulnerability in the Web Console of Infosphere BigInsights
A denial of service vulnerability was discovered in the Apache Tomcat web container embedded in WebSphere Application Server Community Edition, which is part of InfoSphere BigInsights. A specially crafted request with many parameters sent to a web endpoint can cause the denial of serv
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Handlers for SQL Routines.
A handler is usually a section of user declared code in an SQL routine that determines what to do when a condition occurs. DB2 will look for handler code for several conditions ranging from SQLWARNING to SQLEXCEPTION. One common type of handler is the NOT FOUND condition handler. When a record is not returned for a query or there are no more results DB2 will look for a NOT FOUND condition handler and turn control of the routine over to the section of code in this handler. This handler is often used to break out of loops that are fetching data or to test the SQLCODE or SQLSTATE returned. Starting with DB2 version 9.5, DB2 resets the value of SQLCODE and SQLSTATE after the first line of the handler is executed, so it is advised to save these values into variables in the first line of the handler.
For more information on the change in the NOT FOUND handler behavior please see the following technote.
For additional general information on handlers, see the following infocenter link.
Expert Advise: DB2 Alphablox 9.5.7 Fix Pack 4 is now available. This release provides the following:
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Looking for options to monitor the remote client connections
in a DB2 Connect gateway and want to uniquely identify the remote application
connected to the DB2 Connect?
There are two options:
There are three forms of the LIST DCS APPLICATIONS command, as follows:
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Two new Security Vulnerabilities fixed in V9.7 FP6:
Security Bulletin : Unauthorized file access in the DB2 XML feature
The fix for this vulnerability is available for download for DB2 release V9.7 Fix Pack 6.
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Expert Advice: InfoSphere Streams ODBCDBG Failed to set isolation level
If you receive "ODBCDBG Failed to set isolation level" when trying to connect InfoSphere Streams to an Oracle database. This problem occurs because the Streams default isolation level for the query element is "REA
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You can click on the link to access the site for this interesting book
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DB2 LUW provides two ways of determining if you are using the product according to the licenses you have installed. One is the dblicm tool the other is the ENV_FEATURE_INFO administrative view. The db2licm -l command lists the product and feature licenses installed for each DB2 product at the same build level as the instance the command was run under. For example the following is db2licm -l output from a DB2 version 9.7 ESE instance.
Product name: "DB2 Enterprise Server Edition"
License type: "CPU Option"
Expiry date: "Permanent"
Product identifier: "db2ese"
Version information: "9.7"
Enforcement policy: "Soft Stop"
DB2 Performance Optimization ESE: "Not licensed"
DB2 Storage Optimization: "Licensed"
DB2 Advanced Access Control: "Not licensed"
DB2 Geodetic Data Management: "Not licensed"
IBM Homogeneous Replication ESE: "Not licensed"
The db2licm -g <filename> command will generate a compliance report containing the products installed, the features available for the products and their usage status. The following is an example of the file created by db2licm -g command.
License Compliance Report
DB2 Enterprise Server Edition In compliance
DB2 Database Partitioning: "Not used"
DB2 Performance Optimization ESE: "Not used"
DB2 Storage Optimization: "In compliance"
DB2 Advanced Access Control: "Not used"
DB2 Geodetic Data Management: "Not used"
IBM Homogeneous Replication ESE: "Not used"
The ENV_FEATURE_INFO administrative view returns information similar to the db2licm -g command. To use the administrative view connect to a database and run the following query.
SELECT * FROM
Below is an example of the ENV_FEATURE_INFO output.
In the examples, both the db2licm and ENV_FEATURE_INFO output indicate that the DB2 Storage Optimization feature has been used and is licensed. If a feature had been used at least once but not licensed the output would show its status as “In violation”. Features that have not been used will have a status of "Not used".
Further information on the ENV_FEATURE_INFO administrative view and the db2licm command can be found at the following URL.
For additional information on DB2 LUW Licensing see the License Issues Knowledge Collection at the following URL.
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After upgrading to IIS 8.5 FP2 , Does Datastage Designer derivation editor in the transformer stage emit error "Unexpected error; quitting"
If yes,it is a known issue and refer to the technote
As mentioned in the technote you might apply temporary fix or installing the patch by contacting IBM Support for the fix
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It might happen that you are not able to list the installed ODBC driver in the Microsoft ODBC Datasource Administrator tool on your Windows
The reason of that Microsoft Windows operating system includes the following versions of the Microsoft Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) Data Source Administrator tool (Odbcad32.exe):
- The 32-bit version of the Odbcad32.exe file is located in the %sys
- The 64-bit version of the Odbcad32.exe file is located in the %sys
You need to run the appropriate Odbcad32.exe to see list of Datadirect ODBC drivers installed on your Windows Operating System
You might visit the technote for details
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You need to choose right bitness of Information Server Pack for SAP BW 184.108.40.206 that was installed on 64 bit Linux server to avoid installation problems
To uninstall the 32 bit Pack components from a 64 bit Linux or UNIX server,please follow the steps:
1. Go to the DSSE
The default for DSSERVERDIR is /opt
2. Type the uninstaller.bin command.
Note: To uninstall in console mode, type the uninstaller.bin -console command.
3. If InfoSphere Information Server services tier is installed on a different computer from InfoSphere Information Server engine tier, use the following steps to uninstall the Pack documentation:
a. On the computer where the services tier is installed, go to the DSSE
The default for DSSERVERDIR is opt/
b. Type the uninstaller.bin command.
Note: To uninstall in console mode, type the uninstaller.bin -console command
please refer to recently published technote for that
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When creating a new instance. DB2 requires the group ID to fall into the range of 100-65535. If the group ID doesn't fall in that range the instance creation will fail. You will see an error similar to below.
This means special care is needed for those systems with a large number of users and groups. Such as those who utilize LDAP, or Microsoft Active Directory. Special care should be taken to ensure that users and groups should be given ID's greater than the 65535 limit, so that this issue will not be hit.
DBI1446I The db2icrt command is running, please wait.
DB2 installation is being initialized.
The GID specified for the group "db2test" is invalid. Enter a valid
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