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Under very specific conditions and datatype usage, Informatica Data Service mapping with Joiner transformation that has a single join condition, data type as string and Non-Unicode data, could cause potential data loss. This issue is being tracked as Change Request PLAT-19257 and has been isolated to mappings that have the following characteristics:

 

Joiner transformations that meet ALL of the following criteria:

 

    • Join type: Equi-Join,
    • Datatype: String
    • Number of conditions: Single
    • Data Transferred: ASCII (dynamically determined based on connection codepages)
    • Engine Type: DataIntegrationService (DIS)
    • Mode: Native

 

Affected Software

 

Informatica Data Quality 10.0/Informatica Big Data Management Edition 10.0

Informatica Data Quality 10.1.0/Informatica Big Data Management Edition 10.1.0

Informatica Data Quality 10.1.1/Informatica Big Data Management Edition 10.1.1

Informatica Data Quality 10.1.1 HotFix 1/Informatica Big Data Management 10.1.1 Edition HotFix 1

 

Suggested Actions

 

Refer to Knowledge base (KB) article, 520801 that has more details on how to check if mappings meet the criteria.

 

If impacted, apply patch or Emergency Bug Fix (EBF) that is available for download from the FTP location provided below for 10.1.1 HotFix 1.

For all other versions, a workaround is available as mentioned in the KB article.

 

Informatica strongly recommends that customers apply the patch or workaround suggested in the KB article if they have mappings that fall into the scope defined above.

 

Server: https://tsftp.informatica.com

Location: updates/Informatica10/10.1.1 HotFix1/EBF-10298

 

Please refer to the attached document for more information.

What are we announcing?

 

As of October 2017, the Informatica Data Quality India Accelerator is available for Informatica Data Quality Versions 10.1.1 and 10.2.0. 

This is the first release of the accelerator which consists of a number of data quality rules specific to India, including preconfigured address validation, matching, name parsing, phone validation and Aadhar number validation.

 

Who would benefit from this release?

 

This release is for all customers and prospects who are working on data sets specific to India and benefits users working with Informatica Data Quality.

The Informatica Platform is a set of data services and information solutions powered by a state-of-the-art data management engine. The end of support for the Informatica Platform includes the following products:

 

  • PowerCenter
  • Metadata Manager and Business Glossary
  • PowerExchange (PWX)
  • Data Quality (DQ)
  • Data Transformation (B2B DT)
  • Big Data Management (BDM)
  • Data Integration HUB (DIH)
  • B2B Data Exchange (DX) without OEM Cleo MFT products (see Informatica Product Lifecycle Guide for more details and DX end of life)

 

Support for all Informatica Platform products with versions 9.0.x, 9.1, 9.5.x, and 9.6.x will end on the following dates:

 

Version

Release Date

Minimum Support Period

End of Support

Extended Support*

Sustaining Support*

9.6.x

Jan 2014

31 Jan 2018

31 Mar 2018

31 Mar 2019

31 Mar 2021

9.5.x

Jun 2012

30 Jun 2016

31 Jul 2017

31 Jul 2018

Not Available

9.1

Mar 2011

31 Mar 2015

31 Jan 2017

31 Jan 2018

Not Available

9.0.x

Dec 2009

31 Dec 2013

31 Jan 2017

31 Jan 2018

Not Available

* Extended and Sustaining Support are available at an additional charge; Sustaining Support is not available for all product releases. For further information please contact: dlicare@informatica.com.

 

For more information on product lifecycle, extended support policy, and end of life details of various Informatica products, view the Informatica Product Lifecycle Guide.

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