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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...
44 minutes 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 2 hours ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Add DB2 ALTER TABLE VOLIATE feature.

Add DB2 ALTER TABLE VOLIATE feature, this would default to index scans rather than a table scan if there are no statistics.
about 2 hours ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Add DB2 OPTIMIZATION LEVEL to allow more time to be spent in the optimizer for complex queries.

Add a feature similar to DB2 OPTIMIZATION LEVEL to allow more time to be spent in the optimizer for complex queries.
about 2 hours ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Set explain on to show time spent on query optimixation.

Set explain on to show time spent on query optimixation. Then we can see which sql could benefit from optimizer hints to reduce cpu usage and improve performance.
about 2 hours ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Online change of indexes

We would like to be able to alter indexes as an online change, regardless of whether it is a duplicate index or a unique index (in the latter case it will often be the addition of include columns). We often have changes to indexes in connection wi...
about 3 hours ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Submitted

Add the option for a columns with changed values column to the Change Capture stage

Currently the Change Capture stage will give you the information (in the Column change_code) if your After Data is a Copy (0), Insert (1), Delete (2) or Edit (3), it would be good to have the option to generate an addition column change_columns (V...
about 4 hours ago in Cloud Pak for Data / DataStage 0 Submitted

Improve the functionality of the Join stage

Currently when doing a join in DataStage and tyring to achieve the same as e.g. a between in a SQL join, you either have to use the Lookup stage (which has other limitations, is not well documented (according to documentation, the Lookup stage doe...
about 4 hours ago in Cloud Pak for Data / DataStage 0 Submitted

CDC capture enhancement for "catch up" mode.

We are a 24x7 IMSPlex site including workload balancing across lpars. We have introduced CDC for IMS, replicating data from critical 24x7 business applications. Presently we do not take any outage for these business applications. In order to bette...
about 5 hours ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Classic Change Data Capture 0 Submitted

Add summarize members function when dragging member elements from the data element tree into report canvas

In legacy power play for windows client it was possible to select a number of members, press the summarize option in the left hand toolbar and drag the selected members to into the crosstab canvas. The result was, that one calculated member got cr...
about 5 hours ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted