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Pause and Resume compute resources

Ability to pause and resume compute resources per the needs of the application.
about 1 year ago in Db2 / Db2 on Cloud 2 Planned for future release

Display the prefetch wait time metrics in the monreport.dbsummary stored procedure .

The idea will be very useful in deciding the prefetcher performance in the database which helps in reducing the I/O usage in the system. What is this prefetch wait time and when it occurs?(DB2LUW performance) Prefetcheers are very important EDU's ...
5 months ago in Db2 / Monitoring 1 Under review

Add option to remove last 20 terminated sessions from onstat outtput
5 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

use IDAA Loader to create a backup of a very large un-partitioned AOT, alternately allow AOTs to be partitioned

We have a very large table of data which we would like to take off of DB2. We have created an AOT and loaded it from DB2, but we have not been able to create a backup of the AOT. Without a backup we can not remove the table from DB2. This was repo...
5 months ago in Db2 Analytics Accelerator Loader for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Setting the content defaults globally

In CA 11.2.1 you can set up content similar to Cognos Connection in 10.2 if you change to List View, row size "Compact" and sort by "Type". Unfortunately this has to be set for every browser for every client because this custom settings will be st...
over 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Install and config 1 Future consideration

Allow dynamic branch selection at commit time from MettleCI workbench for a single datastage project.

Mettle CI functionality: Workbench can only be configured to commit to one branch in git. It need individual datastage project for each branch. Like hotfix branch can be tied only to ds_project_hf and main branch can be tied to ds_project When imp...
18 days ago in Information Server 0 Submitted

Purescale performance with the MTU 1500 vs 9000 threshold on newer adapters

Our network team went through a large upgrade ofthe network switches. They ran into issues with the Purescale product and the supported components: At what point will IBM support an MTU of 9000 if indeed PureScale is indeed layed out for the long ...
18 days ago in Db2 / pureScale 0 Submitted

Enable enterprise WKC tags

WKC separately manages tags on assets and artifacts in the tables asset_tags and artifact_tags. There is also a tags table that contains one unique tag name for any other tags used in assets or artifacts. However, the tags are not available across...
18 days ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Submitted

Implement an option to read DB credentials from AWS Secret Manager rather than embedding a signon in Cognos Analytics.

Centralised secrets management lowers administration overhead - being able to integrate with a standard secrets repository and leverage those security factors would reduce maintenance within Cognos Analytics.
18 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Extracting and Presenting values from ISO20022 msgs in FTM MER screens

Idea details Extracting and Presenting values from ISO20022 msgs in FTM MER screens We are suggesting that the value from certain fields in ISO20022 messages pacs.002 and pacs.008 are extracted and presented in MER screens. Purpose is to in...
about 1 month ago in FTM for SWIFT Services / Usability 1 Needs more information