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PINNED Enable DVM Studio to be able to quickly capture environment data needed for problem resolution
We are sometimes asked to provide detailed information for a Case we have opened on DVM. Information includes the current build, IN00, trace browse, map definitions and sometimes the underlying data that is causing the issue. If functionality wa...

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DataStage S3 connector to have the ability to ingest fixed width files

At present the AWS S3 connector in DataStage is only able to import de-limited files. In order to ingest fixed width files a workaround has to be used to extract the data from S3 and place it on a file system first so that DataStage can import it....
over 2 years ago in Information Server - Data Integration 1 Planned for future release

Allow users NOT to save a model template while importing

Based on our user feedback. When they import a model to the system, most of the time they are just trying their model design. So not always they will need to save the model as a model template for later use. If it is imported as a template, the te...
over 2 years ago in Spectrum Conductor / Version 2.3 0 Planned for future release

Retain new line formatting with SDU

For customers who used non-SDU collections, some of them were using "html" field to retain formatting of text. Now with SDU, this feature is no longer there.We understand that retaining formatting is not possible in SDU. However, newlines are also...
over 2 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Planned for future release

Chart selection option should available Same available Cognos BI workspace

Currently in workspace All the chart option not coming . Like when user create view on consolidation element then they can see three option Heatmap,List exploration. But i user expecting it should show All the chart option then its up-to users ...
over 2 years ago in Planning Analytics 0 Planned for future release

Versioning of content in IGC

As a user of IGC I want to create an E2E data Lineage Report for a specific point in time. The specific point in time should be able to support multiple ING Esperanto versions and multiple Metadata packages.
over 2 years ago in Information Server - Governance 3 Planned for future release

add option for BigIntegrate Docker (bind more volume, specify storage driver)

With the deployment of BigIntegrate v11.7.0.1 in docker mode, we are face to a lake of capacity. We can't add other connector like oracle client, SAP, or db2 client. We don't want to use JDBC version of those connector. So we expect that in the ...
over 2 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Planned for future release

Provide the ability to delete all associated actions when deleting a maintenance window

When testing the generation of autonomic actions into a maintenance window, it is sometimes very helpful to be able to delete all of the actions that have been generated into a maintenance window. This is true even if the actions are generated as ...
over 2 years ago in Db2 Automation Tool for z/OS 1 Planned for future release

HSM support for CDC - Oracle TDE

Our oracle databases are soon going to be tablespace encrypted with Oracle TDE and the master key will be stored in HSM. The current enhancement developed in IIDR expects the master key to be provided in clear text form during the instance creati...
over 2 years ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 1 Planned for future release

adding NOPAD support for the catalog copy

allow NOPAD as it makes a lot of sense if you have a lot of varchar. We are really struggling with space when not using it. There is no support for adding options like NOPAD to the UNLOAD for the catalog copy. So the UNLOAD statement will have t...
over 2 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Planned for future release

SQL Engine enhancement to support "Db2 mode" SQL syntax rules

(This IDEA item was written based on my own experience in DVM POC test at customer site.) In DVM, SQL syntax rules are based on ANSI-92 standard, not on Db2 for z/OS rules, even in the case where DVM virtual table is defined on Db2 for z/OS table...
over 2 years ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Planned for future release