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Informatica Linux on SQL Server 2012

Dec 20, 2016 10:10:44 AM   Tom Nats

Topics: Blog, Tool Selection, Informatica, Informatica PowerCenter

By: Tom Nats

With SQL Server 2012, Microsoft has included a much needed ODBC driver for Linux.


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Business Intelligence Review from the Trenches - 2013

Dec 20, 2016 10:07:48 AM   Steve Dine & David Crolene

Topics: Blog, Tool Selection, Informatica, Informatica PowerCenter

Business Intelligence Review of 2013


By:  Steve Dine and David Crolene

Each year, we reflect upon the business intelligence (BI) and data integration (DI) industry and provide a Business Intelligence Review of the noteworthy trends that we encounter in the trenches.  Our Business Intelligence Review emanates from five sources: our customers, industry conferences, articles, social media, and BI software vendors.  This years Business Intelligence Review has proved to be an interesting one, on many fronts.  Here are our observations for 2012 and our expectations about 2013.


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PowerCenter - Disable Repository Logging

Dec 20, 2016 10:05:29 AM   Tom Nats

Topics: Blog, Tool Selection, Informatica, Informatica PowerCenter

By Tom Nats, Sr ETL Developer - Datasource Consulting

In Informatica 9.5 and prior, if you are running a workflow or a set of workflows continuously, you will fill up your repository very quickly. To avoid this, set this at at the integration service or at the session level under custom property.


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4 Reasons to Attend Informatica World 2016

May 5, 2016 11:48:57 AM   Datasource

Topics: Informatica, Blog

Last year, I had the privilege of running social media for Informatica World, as well as the joy of singing for hours at an impromptu closing night dance party.

This year, I’m honored to serve as a main stage emcee. To prepare, I’m watching extra episodes of the Tonight Show, The Voice and American Idol, to borrow tricks of the trade from Jimmy Fallon, Carson Daly and Ryan Seacrest. You never know, I may just smash an egg on my forehead!

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