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JR31361: UTF-8 SUPPORT FOR TERADATA, ALSO, AS PER REQUEST FROM RAVI, RASING APAR FOR KNOWN ISSUE/PREVIOUS PATCH TO BE PORTED TO AIX.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • UTF-8 support for Teradata, also, as per request from Ravi,
    rasing APAR for known issue/previous patch to be ported to AIX.
    

Local fix

  • None, however workaround of:
    
    enter the following settings in "Teraata CLI settings file:
    "/usr/lib/clispb.dat" and then run TD-EE job.
    
    ============
    charset_type=N
    charset_id=UTF8
    ============
    
    And set the ENV-VAR: "COPLIB" with the value "/usr/lib" (i.e.,
    to the folder containing the "clispb.dat" file, having the above
    settings).
    
    As been suggested and forwarded to customer, awaiting their
    response.
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    USERS AFFECTED:
    All users, running TD-EE jobs with NLSMap set to UTF-8.
    ****************************************************************
    PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    TDEE not loading the UTF-8 data correctly.
    ****************************************************************
    RECOMMENDATION:
    This fix is included in Information Server 81 Fix Pack 1.
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Issue with "parcel sizes" while handling UTF-8 encoded data.
     Issue fixed now and found that both load and export jobs are
    writing & reading UTF-8 data correctly.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    JR31361

  • Reported component name

    WIS DATASTAGE

  • Reported component ID

    5724Q36DS

  • Reported release

    801

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2008-12-05

  • Closed date

    2009-01-13

  • Last modified date

    2009-12-22

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    WIS DATASTAGE

  • Fixed component ID

    5724Q36DS

Applicable component levels

  • R801 PSN

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
22 December 2009