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There are situations where in a HADR environment, transaction on the Primary are blocked(applications will seem to hang) when the HADR database is in peer state and there is a network event (network congestion/network down or the Primary does not receive ACK from the Standby-Standby log buffer full). This can be explained with the help of Brewer's CAP theorem. Brewer's CAP Theorem: Brewer's CAP theorem states that, in a Distributed Computer System, we can guarantee only two of the following simultaneously:... [More]
Looking for step by step instructions for Installing DB2 on Windows? Here are the education modules available with detailed description of each step in DB2 installation on Windows Operating System. Installation of DB2 on Windows - Overview DB2 installation on Windows Fix pack upgrade installation on Windows Refresh, modify, or repair an installation on Windows
Greetings everyone! 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 ww.r edbo oks.... [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 Informix databases using... [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 $TOP/etc/default/log.xml <category name="JavaAPI" additivity="false"> <priority value="info" /> <appender-ref ref="JAVA_API_LOGGING" />... [More]
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... [More]
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. Find out more about why we are making this change here. ... [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 ". Old... New! Don't worry, the Netezza technology is still there under the hood! Your existing links should work and settings should transfer.
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 Change Data Capture (CDC), Q... [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 most tasks Maintaining... [More]
Informix 11.70.xC8 is released (eGA) on 9 January 2014. GA date is 14 January 2014. Product Editions Informix Developer Edition Informix Innovator-C Edition Informix Express Edition Informix Growth Edition Informix Growth Warehouse Edition Informix Ultimate Edition Informix Ultimate Warehouse Edition Features: Information Center - http://pic.dhe.ibm.com/infocenter/idshelp/v117/index.jsp IBM Informix, Version 11.70.xC8 contains the following new functionality. For full... [More]