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What are the Best Practices for Running Informix Instances in VMWare vSphere Virtual Environments The document provided in the following link: What is VMware Virtualization? Evolution of VMWare Virtualization Why Informix on VMWare Informix Scalability Tests Informix Scalability Test Results Best Practices for running Informix on VMWare General Considerations BIOS Considerations CPU Considerations Memory Considerations Network Considerations Storage Considerations NOTE: If you have issues trying to display this within IE but cut... [More]
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 InfoSphere DataStage InfoSphere FastTrack InfoSphere Information Analyzer ... [More]
Recently we receive several customer issue of downloading InforSphere Data Explorer 8.2-3 from Fix Central. Sorry for any inconvenience. To resolve this kind of issue please contact them by calling 1-800-IBM-SERV or emailing them at UStsmail@us.ibm.com. InfoSphere Data Explorer Engine Support IBM Company IBM Support Portal at www.ibm.com/support .
IIDR announced the latest version (IIDR 10.2.1) for DB2 z/OS: InfoSphere Data Replication for DB2 for z/OS , V10.2.1 provides a single offering for a wide variety of data replication solutions, ranging from continuous availability, active-active databases, and live reporting to database migration. Key features include: Full access to InfoSphere Data Replication for DB2 for z/OS technologies, including Change Data Capture, Q Replication, and SQL Replication Scalable, high-volume, low-latency replication of DB2 for z/OS data with transactional... [More]
How to restore critical administrative files with onbar utility? It is already known to us that onbar backs up some critical administrative files during storage space backup. These critical files are as follows: The onconfig file UNIX: The sqlhosts file The ON-Bar emergency boot file: ixbar.servernum The server boot file: oncfg_servername.servernum There may be a situation when you need to restore one of these files, for example: replace disks, restore to a second computer system (imported restore) etc. However, previously there was no easy way... [More]
You may have noticed that along with the expected db2sysc and other processes there is a process called db2fmp that is not running under the same ID as the other DB2 processes. The db2fmp process primarily runs external stored procedures and functions, collectively referred to as routines. DB2 LUW has two primary types of routines referred to as SQL and external. SQL routines are created within DB2 and consist of compiled SQL/PL. External routines, are applications created in a common programming language such as C or Java. When an external... [More]
Did you know that our Information Management Support experts also post technical support content on Twitter? We just reached 5,000 tweets and counting! Find current support information about our Information Management products by following IBM_IM_Support . And, if you are interested in DB2, you can follow db2_support for specific DB2 support tips and info. P.S. We're also on Facebook: Information Management Support and DB2 Support LUW .
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 EXPO -- the IBM Software... [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!
The IBM Support Portal will soon have a new look! Our friends on the Electronic Support Blog have posted a fantastic blog series covering all the details of the new Portal. Take a look! Part 1: New support home and product lookup Part 2: New search support and downloads location Part 3: Common support links Part 4: My support programs and translation features Part 5:... [More]
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.
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