Netezza Performance Server interim fix release notes

Deployment options: Netezza Performance Server for Cloud Pak for Data

Version is an interim fix that is applicable only to Netezza Performance Server for Cloud Pak for Data.

Before you upgrade to, you must back up tables with a compression ratio greater than 7.95 and databases that contain these tables. After the upgrade is complete, truncate the tables from their databases and restore them. To identify tables with compression ratio greater than 7.95, see

Tables that were identified as having a compression ratio greater than 7.95 before upgrade must not be accessed until they are restored after upgrade.

Make sure you completed the backup of the listed databases before you upgrade Netezza Performance Server.

Known issues

  1. Fixed-format data files that contain numeric fields might be loaded incorrectly into the database. For more information, see

  2. nzrestore fails if backup is taken with BUCKET_URL having slashes.
    Whenever the nzrestore failure happens with following error:
    [Restore Server] : Starting the restore process
    [Restore Server] : Operation aborted 
    Error: Connector exited with error: 'The specified key does not exist. with address :'.
    Check the backup command and verify whether BUCKET_URL is having slashes as shown in the following example:
    Modify BUCKET_URL and UNIQUE_ID as shown:
    Note: UNIQUE_ID is a combination of string that is taken from BUCKET_URL after the first slash and actual UNIQUE_ID. Pass these two arguments to the nzrestore command.