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

Database Connect Strings

Database Connect Strings

When you create a database connection, specify a connect string for that connection. The PowerCenter Repository Service uses native connectivity to communicate with the repository database.
The following table lists the native connect string syntax for each supported database:
Database
Connect String Syntax
Example
IBM DB2
<database name>
mydatabase
Microsoft SQL Server
<server name>@<database name>
sqlserver@mydatabase
Oracle
<database name>.world (same as TNSNAMES entry)
oracle.world
Sybase
<server name>@<database name>
sybaseserver@mydatabase