New features and changes for Version 8.7 InfoSphere Information Server released in updates and fix packs

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Abstract

This document contains short descriptions of product and documentation updates that were added after the initial release of InfoSphere Information Server, Version 8.7.

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For information about features in the initial Version 8.7 release and previous releases, see More information.

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July 31, 2012: Fix Pack 2
Product updates for Version 8.7 Fix Pack 2
InfoSphere Information Server

Product updates


July 31, 2012: InfoSphere Information Server

Support for IBM DB2 Version 10

InfoSphere Information Server Version 8.7.0.2 now supports IBM DB2 Version 10.

Connectivity stages in DataStage jobs can use DB2 10 as either a source or target database.

Support for Oracle 11g

Connectivity stages in DataStage jobs can use Oracle 11g as either a source or target database.

Solaris 11 is a supported platform

The full suite version of Information Server 8.7.0.2 can be installed on Solaris 11. Existing Information Server 8.7 or 8.7.0.1 installations on Solaris 10 may be transitioned to Solaris 11 by following the instructions here: http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E23824_01/html/E24456/index.html. Once the transitioning has been completed, the fix pack version of Information Server 8.7.0.2 may be applied to the transformed system. The fix pack version of Information Server 8.7.0.2 may also be applied to the Information Server 8.7 or 8.7.0.1 installation on Solaris 10 and then the system can be transitioned to Solaris 11.

Fix Pack 2 contains fixes for components of InfoSphere Information Server. For more information, see List of fixes for InfoSphere Information Server, Version 8.7, Fix Pack 1.


More Information
New for InfoSphere Information Server V8.7
Version 8.5 Updates - New features and changes
New for InfoSphere Information Server V8.5


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More support for:

InfoSphere Information Server

Software version:

8.7, 8.7.0.1

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #:

7021840

Modified date:

2013-03-25

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