12 December 2018 sees the release of the Informatica Data Replication Version 9.8.0. This release is aimed to provide further stability for existing users of the IDR product. Building from previous releases, IDR V9.8.0 provides further progress around product stability as well as enhancing PAM, inclusion of a number of customer-requested functionality improvements and bug fixes. Enhancements for Informatica Data Replication V9.8.0 include:

  • PAM
    • Added Support for
      • Replicated Sources
        • SQL-Server 2017 on Linux
        • Oracle 18c
      • Replicated Targets
        • Apache Kafka 1.1, 2.0
        • MemSQL 6.0
        • MySQL 8.0
        • Oracle 18c
    • Deprecated support of
      • Db2 for Linux, Unix and Windows 9.7
      • SQL-Server 2008R2
      • MySQL 5.6
      • Apache Kafka & 0.10
      • Hortonworks 2.2 & 2.3
      • GreenPlum 4.1 & 4.2
      • Netezza 5.x & 6.x
      • Teradata 14.10
      • Vertica 6.0 & 6.1
  • New Connectors
    • SQL-Server 2017 Source support for Linux
    • MEMSQL supported as a target
  • New functionality
    • Ability to process Oracle Redo Logs from RMAN back-up sets   
    • Ability to specify location priorities for Oracle Archived Redo log processing
    • Ability to process SQL-Server Compressed backup of Transaction logs


As always, for a complete list of features and updates as well as instructions on how to enable them, please review the appropriate Informatica Data Replication documentation, which is available for this release.


Who would benefit from this release?


This release is for all customers who wish to source or target newer releases of current connectivity as well as update their environment to benefit from the latest implementations around code bug fixes.


Why should you care?


These enhancements are necessary to update the supported PAM levels of source & target connectors of Informatica Data Replication as well as improve overall stability of the product by addressing many customer raised bugs.


Informatica Data Replication Version 9.8.0 Release Notes


PAM for Informatica Data Replication 9.8.0