Importing large business glossary files, such as the XML files provided with IBM Industry Models, might fail due to exceeding the timeout values set in WebSphere Application Server and InfoSphere Information Server. You can change these values so that the import succeeds. Please refer to the technote for more details
Recently we implemented changes in our Service Request process and appliance entitlements. When opening a Service request using the Service Request Tool for your PureData System for Analytics Appliance, you may be asked to provide your machine type and serial number. Providing your machine type and serial number allows our Support Engineers to know exactly which parts are used in your Appliance, saving time and improving accuracy as we address your issue. Along with this change, we have updated the Product Names in the Service... [More]
PewResearch Center published the results of their latest Big Data study on the internet. The report discusses what experts are saying about Big Data hype and hope. Mark Wash co-founder of Geniusrocket.com is quoted as saying “IBM Smarter Planet will make energy use and traffic congestion get better”. The report provided the following quote from the McKinsey Global: “US health care could use Big Data creatively and effectively to drive efficiency and quality, we estimate that the potential value from data in the sector could be more than... [More]
Hello! Recently I had opportunity to play around db2audit tool. db2audit tool is DBA's best friend when it comes find all the activities going on in database. DB2® database systems provide an audit facility to assist in the detection of unknown or unanticipated access to data. The DB2 audit facility generates and permits the maintenance of an audit trail for a series of predefined database events. For more information about db2audit command, refer Information Center db2audit can be divided in 5 main steps as : 1> Configure 2>... [More]
IBM InfoSphere Information Server Unified Update Installer, Version 18.104.22.168 is available at IBM Support FixCentral The Information Server Unified Update Installer is used to install fixes, fix packs, and updates to InfoSphere Information Server and its product modules. There is a separate download available for each Operating Systems Follow the online instructions to install and use the Update Installer. This Update Installer package is for versions 8.7 and 9.1 installed on Windows platforms . Follow the online instructions to install and use... [More]
The KCS Shift and the Information Shuffle - is that a new dance? For Information Management Support, it is. Throughout 2009, a tremendous amount of time and effort went into shifting Information Management Support teams to using a Knowledge-Centered Support, or KCS, model. I hear you asking "KCS, what does that mean?" The basic premise: if information is useful to resolve one problem or question, then it's probably good for other problems or questions as well. Easy enough? Well, it's a little more complicated behind the... [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
Hello all, Did you know that you can chat with a DB2 tech support analyst right after opening a PMR using our new tech chat interface. Find out more here: Click here to learn more! We are standing by waiting to help you! If you have used or are having trouble using this option please comment below.
A new IBM Education Assistant module for the Optim Development Studio products went to production Friday, 6/1/2012. This presentation covers the steps to create a connection profile for the Optim Directory and to create the Optim Directory Project.
I'm sure you've been hearing a lot about the new IBM PureData Systems over the last few months. Here is your chance to learn more about the IBM PureData System for Operational Analytics by attending the DB2 TechTalk on Thursday, February 28, 2013 from 12:30 - 2:00 PM ET. Architect James Cho will provide an in-depth discussion of the system and how it can help your organization speed the decision making process. You will learn when to use an operational warehouse for real-time decision making and explore the features and advantages of this... [More]
The IBM Information Management best practices present advice on the optimal way to use a variety of IBM Information Management products. They include technical papers, presentations, and articles authored by leading experts in IBM's development and consulting teams and are designed to give you practical advice to improve the value of your IBM data servers and data integration products. Best practices for IBM InfoSphere Information Server These best practices papers present advice on ways you can leverage... [More]
What is an orphan row in DB2 system catalog tables? Orphan rows in system catalog tables are entries for which corresponding dependent entry in another sytem catalog table is missing Example: Let's consider a SAMPLE database which has table DEPARTMENT and view VDEPT. There will be records in SYSIBM.SYSTABLES for DEPARTMENT and a dependency record in SYSIBM.SYSVIEWDEP for VDEPT db2 "select creator, name from sysibm.systables where name='DEPARTMENT'" CREATOR NAME ----------------------------- SKHARCHE DEPARTMENT 1 record(s)... [More]
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]
In a Windows DB2 setup there are two kinds of Command Winodw - DB2 Command Window - Administrator - DB2 Command Window Sometimes running a simple command from ordinary Command Window can return various unexpected errors. Examples, C:\Program Files\IBM\SQLLIB\BIN>db2level SQL1022C There is not enough memory available to process the command. C:\Program Files\IBM\SQLLIB\BIN>db2 connect to sample DB21018E A system error occurred. The command line processor could not... [More]