The pureScale client affinity feature allows client specification of a single primary server and failover sequence to alternate servers and all rerouting is controlled by the client driver. That means all you have to do is basically configuring the right DB2 JCC JDBC properties in your WAS(Web Application Server) side. However the reality is many people has difficulty about how to have right setting about pureScale client affinity during configuration and failover test. For having right configuration for them, some people take over 2 weeks or 4... [More]
Our team is ready to go and eager to meet with you at Information on Demand 2011! We can hardly believe another IOD is around the corner! Below you will find a list of our leaders attending IOD and where you can find them:
Rosanne DeVries, VP, Worldwide Client Support, Information Management
What Rosanne is looking forward to most at IOD: Meeting and talking directly with our Support and AVP clients is the most valuable part of IOD for me. It is truly a learning experience for me to better understand both our clients' challenges and... [More]
Four new IBM Education Assistant videos have just been posted for InfoSphere Information Server! Today's tech tip for all you Information Server folks is to take the time to skill-up this January by viewing the videos and sharing them with your colleagues. Here are the videos and links:
Administration and configuration Problem determination DataStage and QualityStage Information Analyzer Or you can click here to access the InfoSphere Information Server page on IBM Education Assistant to view all available resources.
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Datastage server 7.5.3 comes to the end of support(EOS) on 30 th of April,2013 please refer to the link for that
You can find detailed information about the available IBM Software Support Lifecycle for other products as well in the link
100 Tech Tips: #67 IBM announces InfoSphere Warehouse V10.1 IBM® InfoSphere® Warehouse V10.1 makes it easier for you to develop your business analytics solutions, helps speed your warehouse deployment and management, and helps reduce your overall licensing, administration, and storage costs. InfoSphere Warehouse V10.1 offers: Simplified administration and optimal use of you data storage resources with multi-temperature storage Adaptive compression, helping to lower storage costs Real-time analytics with enhanced zigzag join and continuous data... [More]
Problem(Abstract) Initializing InstallShield Wizard........ Launching InstallShield Wizard........ The wizard cannot continue because of the following error: could not load wizard specified in /wizard.inf (104) Cause Install can't locate java path Resolving the problem ./ids_install -javahome your_JRE_path This forces the installation script to use the bundled IBM Java Runtime Environment.
Sometimes the best approach to help customers is for IBM Technical Support to connect to customer's systems with their permission. Assist On Site is an IBM Tool widely used to dial into customer's systems for technical support for products such as DB2 Servers, IBM InfoSphere Guardium, IBM Optim Development Studio, IBM Data Studio, InfoSphere Data Architect. Want to learn more about Assist On-site? Check out this link: https://www-304.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?mynp=OCSSMPHH&mync=E&uid=swg21502162&myns=swgimgmt How can I configure... [More]
To continue our review of the top technical documents for some of our most popular IM products, here is the list for InfoSphere Data Architect! System requirements for InfoSphere Data Architect (03 Jun 2011)
InfoSphere Data Architect, Version 7.5: new features and enhancements (17 May 2011)
System Requirements for InfoSphere Data Architect 7.5.2.x (17 May 2011)
System requirements for InfoSphere Data Architect 7.5.3 (21 Jul 2011)
InfoSphere Data Architect version 7.5.3 (19 Aug 2011)
IBM InfoSphere Data Architect, Version 220.127.116.11 (05... [More]
As of now, DB2 on Windows supports ActivestatePerl (both 32bit and 64 bit) and Strawberry Perl (32 bit ONLY). To get the 32 bit DBD::DB2 binaries supported with 32 bit Strawberry Perl, you must email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact IBM support for the required binaries. 64 bit Strawberry Perl is not supported yet. Thanks!
Hello All, Always wanted to know what the package name was for each bind file in our fix packs. Then you're in luck because we have put together the following tech docs to help you with that: DB2 v9.7 Bind File and Package Name List DB2 v9.5 Bind File and Package Name List DB2 v9.1 Bind File and Package Name List Still have questions about a DB2 package name, then comment below.
Get Your Fix "Fixes" provide changes to your software that address known problems or add
new functionality. Last post, we talked about the various kinds of "Fix" documents: APARs, Fix Pack, Fix Lists, and Recommended Fixes. In most cases, these documents will lead you to where you can "get your fix". One of those outlets is Fix Central : http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral Easy to remember, and, we hope, easy to use to get your download. In Fix Central, you can search, select, order, and... [More]
Looking for supported combination of DB2 Client and DB2 Server versions on Linux,Unix and Windows? For DB2 V9.7 on LUW: Supported combination of DB2 Client and DB2 Server Supported combination of DB2 Connect on LUW and DB2 on I-Series / DB2 on Z/OS servers Supported combination of IBM Data Server Driver for JDBC / SQLJ driver and DB2 database version For DB2 V9.5 on LUW: Supported combination of DB2 Client and DB2 Server Supported combination of DB2 Connect on LUW and DB2 on I-Series / DB2 on Z/OS servers Supported combination of IBM Data... [More]
Looking for some helpful JDBC links then check these out: Knowledge Collection: DB2 Universal JDBC driver issues DB2 JDBC Driver Versions JDBC APAR fix list Still have trouble or just have a question about the IBM JDBC driver, then comment below.
Product Lifecycles - A Primer Just like any other product you may encounter in your day to day
activities, software has a lifecycle as well. It's almost like a "best
before" date. Even though the software still works it's time to move to a newer release. The IBM Software Support Lifecycle policy explains the details of the length of support and all other information
that may come in handy as your customers approach the end of support of
any IM product. Some key points in the Lifecycle policy are: Provide a minimum of 5 years... [More]
Here are some of the interesting DB2 on LUW resources: db2geek: http://db2geek.triton.co.uk/top-10-db2-luw-9-7-fixpack-pearls/ The DB2Night Show: http://www.dbisoftware.com/db2nightshow/ toolbox.com http://it.toolbox.com/blogs/db2luw/ SQL Tips for DB2 LUW: https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/community/blogs/SQLTips4DB2LUW/?lang=en Find out what's happening with Information Management, DB2, InfoSphere, Warehouse: https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/community/blogs/SusanVisser/?lang=en The DB2guys... [More]