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100 Tech Tips, #66: Updated DB2 for LUW best practices paper One of our most popular best practices papers for DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows has been significantly updated and is available for download: http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/data/bestpractices/databasedesign/ The paper, titled "Best Practices: Physical database design for OLTP environments" , was reviewed by a large team of DB2 experts and covers the following topics: Introduction to physical database design OLTP workload characteristics Data modeling Storage systems... [More]
Rating With The Stars!
A few weeks ago we launched a 5-Star Rating pilot with the Informix Servers and DB2 Linux, Unix, and Windows. We've had success, but we're still looking for your input!
For example, here are the 10 Ten viewed documents for each product - some have been rated, and some haven't - check them out:
17 Dec 2010: Informix Server System Requirements
There is a recently published technote that describes how trace the entire SOAP message which is being sent to Information
Services Director (ISD) when a service operation is invoked by a web
service (HTTP) client
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]
There are two recently published InfoSphere Information Server related Education Assistant modules The first module points to an IBM Education Assistant module about starting node agents as a non-root user Agenda: Requirements Procedure Common Issues The second module points to an IBM Education Assistant module about how to import Infosphere Data Architect Models using IBM InfoSphere Metadata Asset Manager in Information Server version 8.7 Agenda: Logical and Physical Data Models Configuring InfoSphere Metadata Asset... [More]
James Kobielus, Senior Program Director for IBM's Big Data Analytics, is interviewed by Scott Laningham. During the interview Mr. Kobielus discusses why big data is so important, the role of Apache Hadoop and IBM BigInsights in making sense of big data, the evolving role of the data scientist, and and where data warehousing and big intelligence fit in. Click the here to view the interview video
Known problems for InfoSphere Information Server, Version 9.1.2, are documented in APARs and technotes, which are available on the IBM Support Portal.
The following table provides links for customized queries for APARs and technotes for Version 9.1.2.
InfoSphere Information Server
InfoSphere Business Glossary
InfoSphere Business Glossary Anywhere
IBM InfoSphere Information Server, Version 9.1 fix list can be accessed at the link That shows the summary of fixes included in the IBM InfoSphere Information Server, Version 9.1 release There are also InfoSphere Information Server Version 9.1 fixes that require post-installation steps at the link That shows certain APAR fixes require post-installation steps to use the fixes
Here is a quick way to find the enhancements included in Fix Packs for DB2 For Linux, Unix and Windows for different versions:
DB2 Version 10.5 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows fix pack summary
DB2 Version 10.1 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows fix pack summary
DB2 Version 9.7 for Linux, UNIX, and... [More]
Rollup Patch 1 for for 8.7 FixPack1 Metadata Asset Manager and Metadata Integration Bridges have been recently released. Rollup Patch 1 for Metadata Asset Manager, Information Server Version 8.7 Fix Pack 1 is available at IBM Support Fixcentral site Rollup Patch 1 for Metadata Integration Bridges, Information Server Version 8.7 Fix Pack 1 is available at IBM Support Fixcentral Site
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 %systemdrive%\Windows\SysWoW64 folder. - The 64-bit version of the Odbcad32.exe file is located in the %systemdrive%\Windows\System32 folder. You need to run... [More]
100 Tech Tips: #83 Just a short reminder specifically for IBM Information Server Users. IBM has announced the exact list of InfoSphere Information Server product modules that reached their end of service on April 30th,2012 The list of products with end of service : * IBM WebSphere DataStage version 7.5.0, 7.5x2, 7.5A, 7.5.1, 7.5.1A-OEM, and 7.5.1A * IBM WebSphere QualityStage version 7.5.0 and 7.5.1 * IBM WebSphere MetaStage version 7.5.0, 7.5r2, 7.5r4, 7.5r5, 7.5.1, 7.5.1r1, and 7.5.1r2 * IBM WebSphere MetaStage Explorer... [More]
On 5/14/2012, three new IBM Education Assistant modules went to production. These modules are related to the InfoSphere Master Data Management Collaboration Server. How to install Master Data Management Collaboration Server 10.0 - Explains the installation of IBM InfoSphere® Master Data Management Collaboration Server. How to install sample portal package - Explains how to install the sample portal package that comes by default in the IBM InfoSphere® Master Data Management Collaboration Server. How to configure the env_settings.ini file -... [More]