Information Integration and Governance Quarterly Support Newsletter (Q3 2015) - InfoSphere Information Server



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In the Spotlight

  1. Education Assistants for Information Server
    Join the thousands of other Information Server administrators and developers who have taken advantage of the free Education Assistant modules which are available online. The modules cover Administration and configuration; Problem determination; Migration; DataStage and QualityStage; Information Analyzer; Metadata Asset Manager; Metadata Workbench; Business Glossary


  1. Information Server 11.3 installation fails on Redhat
    When installing Information Server 11.3.1 on Redhat Linux 6, the installer fails before it generates the install URL.The To resolve, download the latest IBM Java 7 SR and put it in the is-suite/_jvm directory and rerun the install.
  2. Installing Information Server 11.3.1 on a server with more than 10 cores per CPU or 32 threads or more per CPU
    The installation will hang waiting for WebSphere to report it has finished initialization. On hardware with some of the new processor types that have higher numbers of cores per CPU or threads per CPU, the reporting service hangs when it tries to collect the system information. The failure will cause the installation to hang waiting for WebSphere to report it has finished initialization.
  3. Need to access BigInsights v4.0 from Information Server
    This rollup adds support for Big Insights 4.0 in the BDFS and ODBC Connector stages. This patch can be installed on top of Information Server Versions,,, and This roll-up patch must be installed each Information Server engine tier


  1. Guaranteed delivery with InfoSphere DataStage
    This article describes how the InfoSphere® DataStage Distributed Transaction Stage can be used to guarantee delivery of data. It also addresses the use of local transactions within DataStage database stages. Finally, it describes how the Change Data Capture Transaction stage works with InfoSphere Data Replication to guarantee delivery of changes to a target database.

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Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Information Management InfoSphere Blueprint Director
Information Management InfoSphere Business Glossary Not Applicable
Information Management InfoSphere DataStage Not Applicable

Document information

More support for:

InfoSphere Information Server

Software version:

8.5, 8.7, 9.1, 11.3

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

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