Have you ever tried watching on of our IBM Support videos on YouTube? We have a wide variety of videos available on the IBM Electronic Support Channel on topics ranging from signing in to the Support Portal to leaving us document feedback and everything in between! Today, we wanted to make you aware of a few NEW videos: General Using IBM's Software Compatibility Reports Downloads and Fixes How to download HMC fixes based on the system firmware... [More]
I thought I would get my BLOG started by saying I'm excited about 12.10 the latest and greatest INFORMIX DYNAMIC SERVER which was available for download as of March 26. When downloading the product from Passport Advantage (PPA) you will notice a new naming convention. In a nutshell, as far as name changes go, Growth became Workgroup, Ultimate became Enterprise, and Warehouse became Advanced. Old New Informix Growth Informix Workgroup Informix Growth Warehouse Informix Advanced Workgroup Informix Ultimate Informix... [More]
So, someone asked you to install InfoSphere DataStage Server for a new environment in your enterprise, or, to install the new DS version. You, obviously, ask for the media (CD/DVD/zip) to install it, but, then you realize that you have to obtain it from wherever it's legal to obtain. Question now is... where? how? Here are some links to download installation packages of InfoSphere DataStage Server 8.7 for different operating systems from IBM Passport Advantage. So start downloading and install IS DataStage!! InfoSphere... [More]
Informix Support is there when you need us most. However, you may not know that you can help Informix Support to diagnose and debug a problem by using 'Must Gather Documents'. 'Must Gather Documents' aid in problem determination, and save time resolving problems by explaining what information needs to be gathered prior to contacting Informix Support. Gathering this information helps familiarize you with the troubleshooting process and saves you time. Support is working behind the scenes to make diagnose and debug problem easier and fulfill your... [More]
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The very first Information Platforms & Solutions Support Newsletter is out! View it here: http://www.bitly.com/ipsnewsltr Highlights : Welcome from Gene Faessler, Director, Worldwide Information Platforms & Solutions Support Instructions on how to subscribe Automating data collection Learning with IBM Education Assistant Find Fixes Fast The support teams for: InfoSphere Information Server InfoSphere Replication Server InfoSphere Change Data Capture InfoSphere Master Data Management Server... [More]
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Commitment is hard. It's much easier to put your effort toward a quick goal, get it done, and move on. But achieving a quick goal doesn't always provide the best long term results. Last June, our blog authors made a commitment - 100 posts to honor IBM's Centennial anniversary. This post marks the completion of that commitment, and we'd like to say "Thanks" to everyone.
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There might be a need where you want to have log shipping for HADR on a private network and have your customers connect to the primary database on a public network via the Virtual IP address. Initial steps for db2haicu can be found here . The following steps explain how to setup hadr/db2haicu on a private network (for log shipping) and public network(for the application): 1. Setup HADR pair using the IP-Address of the Private Network for the HADR_LOCAL_HOST and HADR_REMOTE_HOST 2. Ensure that the databases are in peer state by running 'db2pd... [More]
100 Tech Tips: #86 What information is in the name of the db2fmp The db2fmp or DB2 Fenced Mode Process
is used to run untrusted external routines. These routines can be
created in a variety of languages and can be thread-safe (meaning it
is safe to run them in a multi-threaded db2fmp process with other
unrelated routines), or not thread-safe (meaning they will be run in
a single db2fmp process). The name of the db2fmp in the ps output
can be used to determine the language and thread-safeness of the
db2fmp. The name also indicates if... [More]
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Today we are very excited to announce two new ways to get Support information specifically for DB2! A crack team of DB2 experts around the world will be sharing their expertise through Twitter and Facebook. Follow us: DB2_Support on Twitter Like us: IBM DB2 Support on Facebook These channels will cover DB2 Tools... JDBC CLI Security Stored Procedures ... and DB2 Engines Memory HADR Internal Architecture DB2 Blog posts will continue to be posted here on our Thoughts from Information Management Support blog. Follow DB2 Support on Twitter... [More]
Today's Technical Tip is not only a milestone because we are now 1/5 through our Technical Support Tip series, this tip covers our most important and anticipated events of the year -- Information on Demand! ( Click here to learn more about our Technical Tip Series .)
Once again, Information Management Support and the Accelerated Value Program will be at Information On Demand and ready to discuss your Software Support innovations, goals, and priorities. Get helpful tips on new ways to optimize our Support portfolio of offerings and get the... [More]
What's new for you? Thanks to everyone who has been out there rating our documents on the web, we're now able to show you a list of the top rated documents in Support Portal. This is in addition to the "Most recent" and "Most viewed". So, if you are working in "browse" mode, trying to be proactive by visiting the Support Portal to keep an eye on - what's new, of course - then you need to check out the "Overview top ten" portlet! Enjoy!!!