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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 REST API
  10. Data Integration Service Applications
  11. Data Privacy Management Service
  12. Enterprise Data Preparation Service
  13. Interactive Data Preparation Service
  14. Informatica Cluster Service
  15. Mass Ingestion Service
  16. Metadata Access Service
  17. Metadata Manager Service
  18. Model Repository Service
  19. PowerCenter Integration Service
  20. PowerCenter Integration Service Architecture
  21. High Availability for the PowerCenter Integration Service
  22. PowerCenter Repository Service
  23. PowerCenter Repository Management
  24. PowerExchange Listener Service
  25. PowerExchange Logger Service
  26. SAP BW Service
  27. Search Service
  28. System Services
  29. Test Data Manager Service
  30. Test Data Warehouse Service
  31. Web Services Hub
  32. Application Service Upgrade
  33. Appendix A: Application Service Databases
  34. Appendix B: Connecting to Databases from Windows
  35. Appendix C: Connecting to Databases from UNIX or Linux
  36. Appendix D: Updating the DynamicSections Parameter of a DB2 Database

Before You Begin

Before You Begin

Before you create a PowerCenter Repository Service, complete the following tasks:
  • Determine repository requirements. Determine whether the repository needs to be version-enabled and whether it is a local, global, or standalone repository.
  • Verify license. Verify that you have a valid license to run application services. Although you can create a PowerCenter Repository Service without a license, you need a license to run the service. In addition, you need a license to configure some options related to version control and high availability.
  • Determine code page. Determine the code page to use for the PowerCenter repository. The PowerCenter Repository Service uses the character set encoded in the repository code page when writing data to the repository. The repository code page must be compatible with the code pages for the PowerCenter Client and all application services in the Informatica domain.
    After you create the PowerCenter Repository Service, you cannot change the code page in the PowerCenter Repository Service properties. To change the repository code page after you create the PowerCenter Repository Service, back up the repository and restore it to a new PowerCenter Repository Service. When you create the new PowerCenter Repository Service, you can specify a compatible code page.