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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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IBM Data & AI Roadmaps (http://ibm.biz/Data-and-AI-Roadmaps) - Use this site to view roadmaps for Data & AI products.

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Optim Archive

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Replace Open Data Manager...

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over 6 years ago in Optim / Optim Archive 1 Not under consideration

Optim audit tables retaining too much data

In the table Optim_Audit_Records, I see 1-2 records per archive/extract/insert. This appears to have started in Nov 2017 about when installed optim 11.3. Yet we have Optim Auditing turned off. So it appears that maybe Optim 11.3 started putting re...
over 3 years ago in Optim / Optim Archive 0 Future consideration

Allow Multi-Key Deletes from Parent Tables

Optim Data Growth currently has a restriction in place to disallow using a multi-key delete strategy on a Parent table. If you attempt to delete more than one key at a time, Optim will issue a severe warning code and then default the key limit to ...
almost 4 years ago in Optim / Optim Archive 0 Future consideration

Optim Archive Classic/Designer Workstation run WITHOUT ADMIN RIGHTS

Infosphere Optim Archive Classic/Designer Workstation to run without needing Admin Rights on the windows. Installation with Admin Rights is ok, but the product needs to be able to run WITHOUT Admin Rights. IBM Software RFE Community: View request
over 5 years ago in Optim / Optim Archive 1 Future consideration

Browse archived DDL

Extend browse archive file utility to browse archived DDL (tables, indexes, views, stored procedures).
almost 4 years ago in Optim / Optim Archive 0 Future consideration

Optim to make use of REST API / S3 protocol instead CIFS protocol

The problem statement is below: OPTIM is unable the read any archive file from HCP device (cifs protocol used) and this has become more frequent for the past two weeks. The archive file written locally can be retrieved without any IO Error. The Op...
9 months ago in Optim / Optim Archive 1 Future consideration

Optim Db2 LUW - LOAD support in IXF format when there are XML data type fields in the table.

Optim does not support to perform a LOAD process using IXF format when there are XML data type fields in the table. Note that IXF is a more robust/compact format to exchange data between Db2 databases. See cases: TS003467645 and TS003290043 (two d...
over 1 year ago in Optim / Optim Archive 0 Future consideration

Support NetApp StorageGrid

Company is migrating object storage from EMC ECS to NetApp StorageGrid.
over 2 years ago in Optim / Optim Archive 2 Future consideration

Provision summary report on data archival processing

An enhancement or a new menu is needed in Optim to generate and show a report on archival and deletion processing summary so far OR based on some filters. Below is the business case. Requirement : Customers have been using the Optim based ar...
almost 4 years ago in Optim / Optim Archive 1 Future consideration

Extend backup device support to the S3 API

Extend backup device support to the S3 API so storage profiles can be used to send files to object storage devices.
almost 4 years ago in Optim / Optim Archive 0 Future consideration