What are we announcing?

Informatica 10.4.1.1

Who would benefit from this release?

This release is for all Informatica Data Quality, Data Engineering, Data Catalog, Data Preparation & Data Privacy Management customers and prospects who want to take advantage of updated Hadoop distribution support as well as fixes to the core platform and other functionality. You can apply this service pack after you install or upgrade to Informatica 10.4.1. If you are already on 10.4.1, you can directly install 10.4.1.1.

What’s in this release?

Data Engineering Integration

 

PAM

  • CDP Datacenter 7.1.1 GA with Spark pushdown
  • EMR 5.29 (Also includes support for Glue with Non-Kerberos clusters)
  • WASBS support for HDI 4.0
  • DLM enabled clusters for HDP 3.1.5

Data Engineering Streaming

PAM

Added support for:

  • Cloudera Data Platform (CDP) Data Center 7.1.1
  • HD Insight (HDI) 4.0 on Clearlake/Microsoft Distribution of Hadoop (MDH) with ADLS Gen2
  • Amazon Elastic MapReduce (EMR) 5.29 with EMRFS (default Hive metastore) and Kerberos
  • Amazon Elastic MapReduce (EMR) 5.29 with AWS Glue (Hive metastore), non-Kerberos
  • WANdisco with Cloudera Distribution Including Apache Hadoop (CDH) 6.3
  • WANdisco with Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) 3.1.4

Enterprise Data Catalog

  • Data similarity enhancements
  • Scanner: Azure Active Directory authentication support and proxy connection support enhancements for ADLS Gen2 scanner
  • Scanner: Support for project level scans for Tableau
  • Scanner: Better handling of schema level connections  in addition to database level connections for Microstrategy scanner
  • Catalog UI: Duplicate asset type issue in asset filters is addressed
  • Catalog UI: Hierarchical display of Axon/BG terms

PAM

  • Deployment on RHEL 7.8
  • F5 Big IP with SAML 2.0
  • NetScalar as IDP

Enterprise Data Preparation

  • Preparation project can now be copied assisting central data teams to prepare template projects (with datasets and recipe steps) to be shared with their data consumers. 
  • EDP is now available in French and German languages
  • Audit and collaboration feature enhancements
  • Performance improvements in Data Preparation Service
  • Enhanced support for partitioned parquet files

PAM

  • F5 Big IP with SAML 2.0
  • NetScalar as IDP
  • HD Insights 4.0 Clearlake
  • EMR 5.29

Data Privacy Management

  • Improved operational efficiencies for Subject Registry by
  • Incremental Scans for Subject registry
  • Separation of Index & Search configuration
  • New implementation for "Exact Match" to improve performance
  • Handling Nulls & blanks in Indexes

PAM

  • Cassandra for Domain discovery
  • Unstructured Scan support through Remote Agent
    • HDFS
    • Azure Blob Storage
    • ADLS Gen 1
    • WASB
    • Google Drive
  • File types support added through Remote Agent
    • AVRO
    • PARQUET
  • Windows install of Remote Agent
  • Additional Metadata support for unstructured files through unstructured agent scans

Release Notes & Product Availability Matrix (PAM)

Informatica 10.4.1.1 Release Notes: https://docs.informatica.com/data-catalog/enterprise-data-catalog/10-4-1/release-notes--10-4-1-1-/preface.html

PowerExchange Adapters for Informatica Release Notes: https://docs.informatica.com/data-integration/powerexchange-adapters-for-informatica/10-4-1/powerexchange-adapters-for-informatica-release-notes--10-4-1-1-/abstract.html

 

Informatica Release Guide: https://docs.informatica.com/data-engineering/shared-content-for-data-engineering/10-4-1/release-guide--10-4-1-1-/preface.html

PAM for Informatica 10.4.1.1: https://network.informatica.com/docs/DOC-18676#comment-72889

You can download the Service Packs from here.