The release notes provide special information about IBM® Netezza® Release 7.2.x including a summary of new
features and changes, known issues, and customer bugs fixed in the release.
Review these topics before installing or upgrading to Release 7.2.x. The term 7.2.x refers to
IBM Netezza Release 7.2 or any of the later
point releases or service packs for that release. If information relates to a specific release,
these topics use the full release number.
Never add supplemental hardware components to
a Netezza system.
A Netezza appliance
can have open slots or rack space in some models; however, do not
add hardware components to a Netezza system
unless directed to or when working with IBM Netezza Support
or Field Service. Inserting unsupported (or unexpected) hardware components
to the system can adversely affect the system operation. Also, never
remove any active hardware components such as disks or S-Blades without
following the documented procedures for failing over or replacing