Netezza clients are being told that there are no spare parts to be had anywhere for their Mako systems that are going out of support on April 10th of this year. Read why this is wrong, and what you can do to ensure your Mako keeps running whilst you consider your options.
Running older versions of your Netezza software may not result in any specific issues whilst the appliance is being supported by IBM, but that ceases to be the case after the IBM End of Support (EOS) date. Find out why.
Most companies run Nagios to monitor such things as memory usage, disk usage, microprocessor load, the number of currently running processes and log files. The monitoring of databases will, however, generally be ignored.
In this article we will show how to create and deploy Nagios monitoring for Netezza system components.
There’s a sense of déjà vu with the recent announcement of the release of Cloud Pak for Data System (CP4DS) 18.104.22.168 (a.k.a Hammerhead). It has all the signs of a capitulation on the part of IBM to customers who want to continue with the idea of Netezza being a stand-alone appliance, and not have to share CPU resources with other components in a hyperconverged architecture.
The Netezza Mako N3001-## range reaches end of OEM support in 12 months. Here's a roundup of the products and services we offer to not only extend the life of your Mako but also to drastically reduce the overhead of managing the next generation of Netezza, whether on-premises, or in the Cloud.
Businesses that are still running Netezza Mako appliances that have not yet reached end of support by IBM may be running out of space, but don't want the expense of buying a completely new NPS/CP4D system just yet. But might they consider merging 2 systems into 1 to get double the space and performance? In this blog we explain how.