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For most of us, we refer the word ' ARCHIVE ' in DB2 to DB2 Transactional Logs archiving.
There are other items that you can archive as well. Let's explore what all we can archive:
1. DB2 Transactional Logs - This refers to DB2 transactional log archiving. I assume you are familiar with this concept. Hence I won't discuss it in detail here. If you have any question, please feel free to ask us. You can add a comment to this article at the bottom.
2. DB2 Diagnostic Logs Archiving -... [More]
Today, we're please to share three newly published support newsletters for three of our top Information Platform & Solutions products: InfoSphere Information Server, InfoSphere Master Data Management, and InfoSphere Data Replication !
In each newsletter, you'll find three sections:
In the spotlight , featuring support news and important product updates
Plan , featuring top technotes and fixes
Education , featuring videos, modules, and other resources available to help you increase your... [More]
Where is online information for my product?
Where can I go to ask a question?
How do I know what versions and fixes are available for my product?
Where can I find documentation for my products?
How do I connect to the online community for my product?
Check out our newest all-in-one list:
IBM Information Management Support Online Resources and Subscriptions
all technical support downloads, content, tools / updates... [More]
I am quite sure that most of you are using 'svmon' utility with various option to monitor the memory utilisation on AIX box. The most useful option I found is 'P'. It quickly shows you the approximate memory consumption at process level:
$ svmon -G
size inuse free pin ... [More]
If you recently purchased IBM software, require a software download and you or another coworker is the Primary for your company, registration for Passport Advantage is necessary.
Passport Advantage enrollment is required for IBM customers to down load the latest available software and to gain access to other Passport Advantage features. If you are designated as the Primary Contact you are required to log in into Passport Advantage to activate your site for coworker access.
Registration is... [More]
InfoSphere® QualityStage® Address Verification Interface (AVI) V10.0 enables you to standardize, verify, correct, and enhance international address information.
IBM® InfoSphere® QualityStage® Address Verification Interface parses, validates, and transliterates address data for over 240 countries or regions from around the world.
This document describes how to download IBM InfoSphere QualityStage Address Verification Interface, Version 10 from the IBM Passport Advantage Web site
You find the Quick Start... [More]
Do you know that there is a new process for submitting enhancement requests against InfoSphere Information Server ?.
And you no longer need to open a support ticket to accomplish this.
You can access via the link for opening the enhancement request
You will need your "IBM ID" and password to log onto this site.
If you don't already have one, click on "Sign in (or register)" at the upper right corner, and then click on the link "Need an IBM ID".
Enter information for... [More]
Informix 11.70.xC8 is released (eGA) on 9 January 2014. GA date is 14 January 2014.
Informix Developer Edition
Informix Innovator-C Edition
Informix Express Edition
Informix Growth Edition
Informix Growth Warehouse Edition
Informix Ultimate Edition
Informix Ultimate Warehouse Edition
Information Center - http://pic.dhe.ibm.com/infocenter/idshelp/v117/index.jsp
IBM Informix, Version 11.70.xC8... [More]
We're very happy to announce the availability of our open IBM Knowledge Center Beta, live on ibm.com (there is no need for a VPN connection!).
You can access IBM Knowledge Center here:
The Beta will run from today until the end of February 2014.
Improving your technical content experience
IBM Knowledge Center is our new technology designed to bring IBM's technical publications together in a single location, and will replace our individual IBM Information... [More]
Here are the few published technotes that shows how to diagnose a hanging job or generate stack trace for Parallel jobs
Technote : How to diagnose a hanging DataStage Parallel job on Unix/Linux
Technote : A new feature to generate stack traces for Parallel jobs at v9.1 of DataStage
Technote : DataStage jobs hung in a project in IBM InfoSphere DataStage
I can't believe it... the Information on Demand Conference kicks of this weekend in Vegas! I'm sure many of you are getting packed and ready for the busy, productive, and fun week ahead.
If you aren't attending IOD, you can still connect with many of the events/announcements from home! Here is how to do it:
On the conference Livestream , you can watch streaming video of the conference throughout the day. See the EXPO, listen to keynote speeches, watch interviews with key IBMers and IOD attendees.
Next Friday we'll be packing up for IOD... but this Friday we're blogging about the demos we will have available at the IBM Software Subscription & Support Hub, booth #432.
These demos aren't just any demos. They are designed to provide quick and concise answers to your common questions. We've called them the S&S Three-Minute Demos! Simply stop by booth #432 and tell us your demo (or demos) of choice.
Without further ado, here are the demos:
Are you new to IBM Support?
The procedure to submit feature request for InfoSphere Data Explorer (was Vivisimo Velocity) is change. Within the new procedure, not only Support, but customers can also submit the feature request to our product.
To customers who are new to these procedure, following is the steps:
At some point, you will have to login with your external IBM ID.
Visit the IBM RFE Community .
Click the "Submit" tab.
Complete the required fields.
For Brand , select Information management... [More]
Hello all and happy Monday!
New resources are available for installing MDM Workbench v11:
Blog post in the MDM Developers Community from James Taylor in MDM Development. The blog covers full development environment install, and more.
Brand new video on YouTube demonstrating how to install MDM Workbench v11.
Hope these resources are useful to our readers who use MDM!
Information on Demand... IOD... the largest IBM EXPO... that place where comfortable shoes are ESSENTIAL... the best education you'll get all year.... whatever you call it, the conference is ALMOST HERE !
Experts from Subscription & Support can hardly contain our excitement about IOD 2013! Since last year's conference wrapped up, we've been brainstorming ways to make this year the absolute best one yet. Here's how we're going to do it:
We're all together in a single space in the... [More]