Part of the IBM Analytics family, focused on Analytic Platform product support. This blog is administered by Andrew McCarl (amccarl) and Kate Nichols (KateDawson), and follows the IBM Social Computing Guidelines.
Please add the dates to your calender Apr 27 - May 1, 2014
The sessions chosen to present at the 2014 IIUG Conference cover a multitude of topics pertinent to Informix users and administrators; including many popular Informix features, as well as tried and true "must have" topics like those involving maximizing your system performance while minimizing system downtime. Our speakers for this year's conference are the best the Informix community has to offer, including not only the familiar faces, but also new speakers... [More]
Exciting news today for everyone who likes to read technical content on the go... a brand new IBM Redbooks mobile app is now available! This app provides access to Redbooks publications, announcements, and social sites. You can download the app for both iOS and Android devices.
Check out the blog post from our friends in IBM Electronic Support for more info and app features or you can visit the IBM Redbooks web site at http ://w... [More]
Three new IBM InfoSphere Information Server training modules are now in production:
Using dslogger for Information Server version 8 and 9 - The objectives of this presentation are to provide an overview about the dslogger utility, how to install it, how to run it, and how to collect information generated by the tool.
Configuring Information Server 9.1 for Informix - The objectives of this presentation are to explain the required prerequisites before you can connect to Informix, how to configure DataStage to connect to... [More]
Logging helps debugging JavaAPI programs. In this blog, I will show you how to log JavaAPI logs for MDMCS. This information applies to MDMPIMv9.1.x, MDMCSv10.1.x and MDMCSv11.0.x.
1. Check JavaAPI logging from log.xml
<category name="JavaAPI" additivity="false">
<priority value="info" />
Here is a collection of useful DB2 Performance Tips from our DB2 Advanced Problem Determination team, please visit this link for details which currently includes the following blogs:
Mystery behind SQL1229 error on DPF systems
What to do when CPU spikes up
Range Partitioned tables and long compile times
How to track and collect data for a long running query
Two new external self-assist videos went to production on 1/17/2014. These modules are now found on the IBM Education Assistant website in the IBM Electronic Support tools and resources -> Download fixes and updates section.
1. How to obtain download access for IBM Platform LSF
2. Accessing log files in Platform Symphony
To more quickly and accurately address your issues, we are making an important change to our IBM Software Appliance Service Request process. These changes will take effect between now and July 2014.
What you need to know:
When you open a Service Request using the Service Request Tool for your IBM Pure Data for Analytics Appliance, you may be asked for the serial number of your appliance in addition to your IBM Customer Number.... [More]
ATTN: Netezza / PureData Systems for Analytics users
If you are used to visiting the current Pure Data Analytics (powered by Netezza technology) page on Support Portal, you will soon see a change. The page you will see is now simply named " Pure Data Analytics ".
Don't worry, the Netezza technology is still there under the hood!
Your existing links... [More]
Did you know the new version for Change Data Capture (CDC) is now called IBM InfoSphere Data Replication (IIDR)?
InfoSphere Data Replication V10.2.1 packages IBM's world-class data replication technologies for distributed platforms into a single offering, giving you considerable flexibility in choosing data replication technologies and solutions.
Key features of InfoSphere Data Replication V10.2.1 include:
Full access to IBM data replication technologies on distributed platforms known as... [More]
If you are an IBM Site Technical Contact (STC) or if you want to know how to identify STCs in your organization, you should watch the newest video on the IBM Electronic Support Channel!
Each organization selects a Site Technical Contact when it purchases software from IBM. The STC completes the following common tasks to make sure you and your colleagues can easily access IBM Support:
Providing access to IBM Service Request (or SR) to your colleagues
Selecting administrator contacts who can help you with... [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]
FileNet P8 Connector is now available in Fix Central. The customer distribution file can be downloaded at Fix Central
Supports crawling FileNet P8 5.1 or higher
Runs on Data Explorer 8.2-2 or higher
Supports crawling all FileNet objects, including custom document classes and annotations
Provides fine-grained controls to limit the scope of the crawl
Honors the FileNet security model, including FileNet marking sets