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  1. Preface
  2. Analyst Service
  3. Content Management Service
  4. Data Integration Service
  5. Data Integration Service Architecture
  6. Data Integration Service Management
  7. Data Integration Service Grid
  8. Data Integration Service Applications
  9. Mass Ingestion Service
  10. Metadata Access Service
  11. Metadata Manager Service
  12. Model Repository Service
  13. PowerCenter Integration Service
  14. PowerCenter Integration Service Architecture
  15. High Availability for the PowerCenter Integration Service
  16. PowerCenter Repository Service
  17. PowerCenter Repository Management
  18. PowerExchange Listener Service
  19. PowerExchange Logger Service
  20. SAP BW Service
  21. Search Service
  22. System Services
  23. Test Data Manager Service
  24. Test Data Warehouse Service
  25. Web Services Hub
  26. Application Service Upgrade
  27. Application Service Databases
  28. Connecting to Databases from Windows
  29. Connecting to Databases from UNIX
  30. Updating the DynamicSections Parameter of a DB2 Database

IBM DB2 Database Requirements

IBM DB2 Database Requirements

Use the following guidelines when you set up the repository on IBM DB2:
  • If the repository is in an IBM DB2 9.7 database, verify that IBM DB2 Version 9.7 Fix Pack 7 or a later fix pack is installed.
  • On the IBM DB2 instance where you create the database, set the following parameters to ON:
    • DB2_SKIPINSERTED
    • DB2_EVALUNCOMMITTED
    • DB2_SKIPDELETED
    • AUTO_RUNSTATS
  • On the database, set the configuration parameters.
    The following table lists the configuration parameters that you must set:
    Parameter
    Value
    logfilsiz
    8000
    maxlocks
    98
    locklist
    50000
    auto_stmt_stats
    ON
  • Set the tablespace pageSize parameter to 32768 bytes.
    In a single-partition database, specify a tablespace that meets the pageSize requirements. If you do not specify a tablespace, the default tablespace must meet the pageSize requirements.
    In a multi-partition database, specify a tablespace that meets the pageSize requirements. Define the tablespace in the catalog partition of the database.
  • Set the NPAGES parameter to at least 5000. The NPAGES parameter determines the number of pages in the tablespace.
  • Verify that the database user has CREATETAB, CONNECT, and BINDADD privileges.
  • Informatica does not support IBM DB2 table aliases for repository tables. Verify that table aliases have not been created for any tables in the database.
  • In the DataDirect Connect for JDBC utility, update the DynamicSections parameter to 3000.
    The default value for DynamicSections is too low for the Informatica repositories. Informatica requires a larger DB2 package than the default. When you set up the DB2 database for the domain configuration repository or a Model repository, you must set the DynamicSections parameter to at least 3000. If the DynamicSections parameter is set to a lower number, you can encounter problems when you install or run Informatica services.
    For more information about updating the DynamicSections parameter, see Updating the DynamicSections Parameter of a DB2 Database.