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Pinned ideas

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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TD Connector functionality to use LDAP enabled functional ID to call stored procedures.

Request to introduce the functionality in the connector stages to use LDAP enabled IDs
over 5 years ago in Connectivity 1 Not under consideration

bjobs on several clusters

In LSF, we could only view jobs from its own cluster. If you need to view jobs from other cluster, you need to source the respective cluster's LSF environment files so that "bjobs" would read the correct information for that other cluster. But cus...
over 5 years ago in Spectrum LSF 3 Not under consideration

Enhanced mathematical functions for larger data types

Some Mathematical functions accept dfloat as input but in output are restricted to int32. These functions need to be expanded to be able to return int64 values
over 5 years ago in DataStage 0 Future consideration

Preemption based on concurrent number of slots used by a user

LSF should support a preemption policy that supports a preemption order based on the number of job slots used by each user's jobs. In other words ... when a higher priority job needs to preempt a lower priority job, jobs from users whose jobs use ...
over 5 years ago in Spectrum LSF 2 Not under consideration

[User Interface and Configuration] Search criterial persist

Persist filter and search criteria are extremely inconvenience for shared users. We request to add search criteria/filter to be saved so that people can re-use the query without interfering others
over 5 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 6.1.1 4 Not under consideration

Information Analyzer using SAP R3 & BW pack

Information Analyzer should be able to access data via an available plugin such as the SAP R3 or BW plugin
over 5 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Not under consideration

read multiple table names in oracle partitioning mode in Oracle connector stage

In IS v9.1.2 DataStage is throwing an error while reading two physically partitioned tables from oracle database using Oracle connector stage when oracle partition mode is settled . This functionality is not available in oracle connector stage. E...
over 5 years ago in Connectivity 1 Not under consideration

[Usability][RFE] config file change log and monitor

config files especially consumerTrees.xml is often to changed. We would request a change to track who and what have changed.
over 5 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 6.1.1 4 Not under consideration

User-Defined Alerts - Details and Recommendations

How to include "Details" and "Recommended Actions" during a creation of User-Defined Alerts ?
over 5 years ago in Db2 Data Management Console / Data Server Manager 0 Not under consideration

Dynamic File Splitter Stage

I would like a file stage that would dynamically create flat files based on a field or a combination of fields within the input data. By dynamic I mean that if the field being used to determine the split today has 3 unique values then 3 separate f...
over 5 years ago in DataStage 0 Future consideration