"DataStage Orphan identification and cleanup" patch. (Doc ID 974947.1)

Last updated on MARCH 16, 2016

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise EPM Performance Management Warehouse - Version 8.9 to 9 [Release 8.9 to 9]
Linux x86
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)
***Checked for relevance on 27-Dec-2011***
***Checked for relevance on 19-Nov-2013***

Goal

This patch provided by IBM for the Datastage product, when installed  will makes sure that any straggling processes and locks are cleaned up after a job exits or aborts. The effect of this patch is:

No lingering orphaned processes
No Lingering sockets in CLOSE_WAIT, FIN_WAIT etc.
Less chance of abandoned locks tripping up running processes.
Better resource utilization since proper cleanup is always guaranteed.

Solution

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