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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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Native support for the SQLuniqueidentifier data tyype

Need to be able to merge 2 SQL sources on the uniqueidentifier GUID without converting the GUID to varchar. Guid in the SQL source if indexed so if native source source is brought in the entire table does not need to come in for a partial merge o...
about 6 years ago in SPSS Modeler / SPSS Modeler 0 Delivered

DB2 should allow offloaded backup of SMS tablespace to Tivoli FlashCopy Manager

I have an AVP customer who has a 3TB database upgraded from DB2 v8.x. Most user data tables are in SMS tablespaces. They wish to use Tivoli FlashCopy Manager to take database backup and reduce the time for database restore. However, for SMS tables...
about 6 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration

DQM Query Execution Time Limit

Implement a governor to limit the execution time of DQM Queries, since currently there is no governor that applies to DQM Queries, as per documentation and feedback from PMR 07802,499,000. The customer VF Services (9446150) has a business require...
about 6 years ago in Cognos Analytics 1 Future consideration

Limit the no.of report output versions that can be saved in content store

our user community is new to cognos as we are migrating from business objects to cognos. All of the report output versions are saved in BO for some reason in the BO file system. we would like to limit that capability in cognos so users are forced ...
about 6 years ago in Cognos Analytics 1 Future consideration

odbc support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1

When use redbrick ODBC on Red Hat Enterprise linux 7.1 we are gettingERROR ** (10127) Data type -8 out of range. (SQL-WS000)when we try to query char type. All works well on numeric data types.That is the reason we decided that we need updated red...
about 6 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

suppress fast repeating event from running alarmprogram for each event

Recently we had an event "storm" due to many events "Lock table overflow - user id 12396, session id 716985". Due to this the alarmprogram was executed little more than 97000 in a short time. I am aware of the mechanism that is in the alarmprogram...
about 6 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

MapReduce - Platform Symphony Admin ID can submit MapReduce jobs with root privileges.

If the user has the Cluster Admin id and Password used for the Platform Symphony Console, that same id can be used as user/password combination to submit a mapreduce job with root access.
about 6 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 6.1.1 3 Delivered

Put Interactive Map Widget Official in the Cognos BI release and give support

Put Interactive Map Widget Official in the Cognos BI release and give full support for it in Workspace.
about 6 years ago in Cognos Analytics 1 Planned for future release

Dropping Primary Keys

Allow the following syntax for dropping a primary key :alter table table-name drop primary key;
about 6 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Add Accessibility features to sample reports.

Would like to see at least some sample reports where accessibility features are fully implemented and those samples identified in the documentation.
about 6 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Future consideration