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Support Apache Ozone for the Generic S3 Connector stage

We would like for Datastage to be able to read/write to an Apache Ozone object store on a Cloudera Data Private 7.1.9 cluster using the S3 protocol (as specified in the support case TS012329373)
about 1 hour ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

Refactoring Assistant to advise where good spots are to slice COBOL applications.

A developer could be advised by the refactoring assistant what are good points to slice a COBOL program so that they safe a lot of time in analyzing the COBOL code. This will allow the developer to increase the number of modules/programs they can ...

Deleting GDPR data from FTM for SWIFT

According to GDPR rules we need to delete sensitive data from DB2 tables for FTM for SWIFT application.Please send me the information in which tables the GDPR sensitive data is stored, so that they can be deleted. And please, exactly the command, ...
about 8 hours ago in Financial Transaction Manager  / Swift 0 Submitted

Keep and maintain at least 2 or 3 Python and R runtime versions in each release of CP4D

Multiple companies and industries work with CP4D for data science models. These models use multiple versions of Python or R runtimes and different open-source libraries that are compatible with the runtime version used to build the model. Clients ...

Make Picklists Case Sensitive

Currently picklists in Planning Analytics are only case sensitive when directly inserting values into cells. When copy pasting values the picklist becomes case insensitive. This led to errors in some of our tools which are based on our TM1 databas...
14 days ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Controller Web – IC Reconciliation reports by dimension

I would like to highlight the importance of having the possibility in Controller Web to run IC reports by certain Extended Dimension. We would like to move to the Web version, but without that functionality it does not make sense. Otherwise, we ne...
about 1 hour ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Submitted

Setting up the “Run in the Background” as default option at user level

Most of our customers are using “Run in the Background” option for long running reports. They will be okay to use this option however the user has to explicitly set this option every time they run the report which they want to avoid, and it would ...
about 2 hours ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Potential considerations of ownership and support to Ignore the DB2 re-org(refresh) at table/subscription level

We are facing severe latency issue ( goes up to 3 hours ) in production. Source - mainframe DB2 ( cdc agent installed db2 for zOS) Target : Kafka We have two subscriptions, one is having only cdc/mirroring and other having refresh +mirroring. When...
about 3 hours ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Submitted

CHCCLP to retrieve latency for Db2 iSeries engine

Dear IBM Support , Currently, I use IBM CDC to replicate data from source (Db2 iSeries) to target (Db2 iSeries). Howerver, when I use CHCCLP to retrieve latency, the result does not display the latency. Please help me to an enhancement request (AH...
about 4 hours ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Submitted

Add option to set explain on to see what the optimizer is doing.

Add option to set explain on to see what the optimizer is doing. - Which statistics were looked at - Relative costs for table scan/index usage - Why a given index is not used - Which join orders are considered - Why join orders are excluded from t...
about 5 hours ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted