What are we announcing?

Informatica 10.2.0 HotFix 2

 

Who would benefit from this release?

Customers who want to take advantage of fixes to the core platform and products based on it - PowerCenter, Data Quality, and Big Data Management. It includes support for new environments as well as fixes to support stable deployments.

 

PowerExchange for 10.2.0 HotFix 2 will be releasing on 17th May 2019.

 

What’s in this release?

  • Platform Update
    • Informatica domain support for cross-realm Kerberos authentication (using Global Catalog). Informatica nodes, application services, and users can belong to different Kerberos realms. Smart card based Kerberos single sign-on is also supported.
  • Platform PAM Update
    • Oracle 18c - Added
    • Azure SQL Database (single database, managed instances, and elastic pool) - Added
    • Java support
      • Azul OpenJDK 1.8.0_192 - Added
      • Oracle Java 8 - Removed
      • The Informatica platform now supports Azul OpenJDK, instead of Oracle Java because Oracle has changed its Java licensing policy, ending public updates for Java 8 effective January 2019. Azul OpenJDK comes bundled with the product.
      • IBM JDK 8.0.5.27 - updated
    • Authentication - Active Directory - Kerberos for Windows 2016, 2012 R, and LDAP for Azure Active Directory
    • Model Repository - Version control system support - GIT and Collabnet Subversion Edge
    • Other
      • Microsoft Edge Browser (Win 10) 41.16 - updated
      • Internet Explorer -11.x - updated
      • Google Chrome- 73.x - updated
      • Safari - 12.0.3 ( MacOS 10.13 10.14) - updated
  • Big Data PAM Update
    • Hadoop Distributions Updates
      • Cloudera CDH: 5.9, 5.10, 5.11, 5.12, 5.13, 5.14, and 5.15
      • Hortonworks HDP: 2.4, 2.5, 2.6
      • MapR: 5.2 with MEP 2.x, 3.x
      • Azure HDInsight: 3.6 supported
      • Amazon EMR 5.4.x, 5.8.x
    • Security Support:
      • LDAP
      • Kerberos support for the Informatica domain and Hadoop clusters
      • Kerberos authentication for clusters and LDAP authentication for Hive (USPS use-case)
      • MapR Tickets
      • MapR Tickets + Kerberos
      • Azure Active Directory
    • Authorization Support:
      • Sentry on all supported distributions
      • Ranger on all supported distributions
    • Encryption Support:
      • SSL / TLS
      • Encrypted zones / Transparent Data Encryption
      • Java based KMS
      • Ranger based KMS
      • Navigator based KMS
    • Resource Scheduling Support:
      • YARN queues
      • Node labeling
    • Perimeter Security Support:
      • Knox
    • High Availability Support:
      • Hive
      • HBase
      • Namenode
      • Resource Manager
      • Hive Metastore
      • Sentry
      • Ranger
      • KMS
      • Zoo keeper
    • Google Big Query: SQL Override and CustomQuery
  • Connectivity Updates
    • New Tableau v3 connector with support for Tableau Hyper target file format
    • Added support for Pushdown Optimization for PostgreSQL
    • Added ODBC based Pushdown Support for Google Big Query
    • Enhancement for Azure SQL DW PDO Support via ODBC
    • Upgraded ODBC and JDBC Drivers to 2.5.8
    • Connector Enhancements
      • Snowflake
      • Azure SQLDW
      • Redshift
      • AWS
      • SAP
    • CCI Enhancements to support new features across the connectors
  • PowerExchange Connector for Kafka
    • Support for Kafka connectivity for PowerCenter as source and target
  • Any Other
    • New PowerCenter transformation function for binary data processing
  • Informatica Metadata Manager PAM Update
    • Repository
      • Oracle 18c - Added
    • Sources
      • Oracle 18c - Added

      • Informatica PowerCenter 10.2 HF2 - Added

      • Informatica Platform 10.2 HF2 and 10.2.2 - Added

Release Notes & Product Availability Matrix (PAM)

Release Notes

 

Product Availability Matrix (PAM)

 

You can download the Hotfixes from here.