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2016

 

Informatica 9.6.1 HotFix 4 includes the following capabilities:

 

Platform

 

PAM Certifications:

 

  • Java  is upgraded to 1.8.0_72. Tomcat is upgraded to 7.0_68
  • IBM DB2 10.5 Fix Pack 7 support
  • MS Excel 2013 support (PowerCenter)
  • MS Access 2013 support (PowerCenter)    
  • Oracle : 12cR1
  • MSD CRM 2016 Certification
  • Chrome 49.x is supported
  • REST WebServices, SOAP Web Services for HP-UX & Solaris 10 (Informatica Developer) – PowerExchange Applications

  

Security Enhancements:

 

  • Upgraded several security-critical Third Party Libraries (TPLs)
  • Ability to work with JRE; JDK no longer required
  • Support for TLS v1.1/v1.2 – TLS v1.0 blocked
  • Ability for customers to choose custom cipher configuration

 

Connectivity Enhancements:

 

  • Data driver upgrade 7.1.5.Hot Fix
  • TLS 1.2 certification of relational DB’s (Oracle, SQL Server and DB2 ) connectivity.
    • Note: TLS 1.2 connectivity to Oracle is not certified on AIX platform for all 9.6.x and 10.x versions
  • DB2 – User can filter out schema objects based on schema name provided in connection string in Mercury platform
  • Native bulk connector for PowerCenter

  

Administrator Tool:

 

  • License expiration warnings and errors
  • For self-compliance, Administrator tool now shows warning messages in case license is about to expire or shows error messages in case license has already expired

 

Reporting & Dashboard Services:

 

  • Announcement: Reporting & Dashboard Services is on a deprecation path
  • New installs of 9.6.1 HF4 will not contain RDS service anymore
  • Upgrades from earlier versions to be supported until end of life
  • SQL queries for all out of the box RDS reports are documented, customers are encouraged to use the reporting tool of their choice and build reports as needed

 

Business Glossary:

 

  • Audit trail Migration support from MM-BG 951

 

Metadata Manager:

 

 

  • Support added for SAP BO 4.1 SP6

 

Profiling:

 

  • Advanced profiling enhancements: Added a custom flag to optionally disable staging of drill down data

 

PowerExchange (Mainframe & CDC)

 

  • Certification of z/OS 2.2
  • z/OS CDC Adapter enhancements
  • Potential performance improvements by utilising additional IFI 306 object filtering
  • Ability to Identify either User/PSBName as DTL__USER in IMS synchronous capture
  • LUW CDC Adapter enhancements
  • Oracle CDC

 

      • Oracle Direct Path Load support for Insert operations
      • Capture resilience supporting Oracle Kill Session events

  

Data Quality

 

Address Validation transform integration with Address Doctor 5.8.1 engine

 

  • Eircode (postal code) support for Ireland addresses
  • UK address enrichments
  • Delivery point type and Organization enrichments
  • South Korea address enrichments
  • Address ID
  • Germany address enrichments
  • Street Code

     

Exception management

 

  • Search and replace enhancements
  • Synonym support for exception tables

     

Informatica 9.6.1 HotFix 4 Release Notes

 

PowerExchange Adapters for Informatica 9.6.1 HotFix 4 Release Notes

 

PowerExchange Adapters for PowerCenter 9.6.1 HotFix 4 Release Notes

 

Informatica PowerExchange 9.6.1 HotFix 4 Release Notes

 

 

 

PAM for Informatica 9.6.1 HotFix 4

 

You can download the Hotfixes from here.

What are we announcing?

Informatica BDM is releasing EBFs on top of V10 update1 release.

 

Who would benefit from this release?

This release is for all customers and prospects who requires cloud hadoop distribution support on big data management.

 

What’s in this release?

Informatica customer base we see a strong interest in Big data Analytics on cloud. As part of this EBF release, we are releasing multiple EBFs to support major hadoop cloud distributions along with a newer version support of MapR.

 

Here are the details:

 

  • Azure Ecosystem:

o   HDInsight: : Informatica BDM will fully support running the data integration or data quality workloads on Azure HDInsight. We will support Ubuntu based HDInsight cluster version 3.3.

o   Hive on Blob: Hive on Blob will be supported in the hadoop mode of Execution

  • MapR 5.1:

o   Informatica BDM will fully support running the data integration or data quality workloads on MapR 5.1.

 

 

KB article on How to Install Update1: http://kb.informatica.com/howto/6/Pages/15/284396.aspx

PS: Location for EBF @/updates/Informatica10/10.0.0/EBF17167

 

Informatica Big Data Management 10.0 Update 1 Release Notes

 

PAM for Informatica Platform v10-Update 1

What are we announcing?

Informatica BDM is releasing Redshift installer and EBFs on top of V10 update1 release.

 

Who would benefit from this release?

This release is for all customers and prospects who requires cloud hadoop distribution support on big data management.

 

What’s in this release?

Informatica customer base we see a strong interest in Big data Analytics on cloud. As part of this EBF release, we are releasing EMR and Redshift .

 

Here are the details:

 

  • Amazon Ecosystem
    • EMR Support: Informatica BDM will fully support running the data integration or data quality workloads on Amazon EMR. We will support Amazon version of EMR 4.3.
    • Redshift Connector: We are also releasing redshift connector support in BDM. This is a high performance partition aware connector. This will run on native and hadoop mode of execution.
    • Hive On S3

 

Informatica PowerExchange for Amazon Redshift 10.0.Update 1 Release Notes

 

PAM for Informatica Platform v10-Update 1

 

PS: Location for EMR EBF @/updates/Informatica10/10.0.0/EBF17167

Redshift installer is available through Shipping