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Estimate time for archive

This may only apply for Retirement since we use all reference tables without SQL. It would be a nice to have if Optim could have a function to take an archive request and attempt to estimate the time required to archive. I see this as looking at ...
about 3 years ago in Optim / Optim Application Retirement 0 Future consideration

Remove the requirement for GRANT on stored procedures

Currently when the stored procedures are inserted, Optim forces a GRANT to be issued to the procedures. For Oracle, we can supply the owner as the grantee. However for SQL Server this is not possible since SQL Server rejects having the owner of ...
about 3 years ago in Optim / Optim Archive 0 Future consideration

Remove Requirement for inserting stored procedures

The requirement for gaining access to the permissions to have the product insert the stored procedures is an issue for us. It would be very good to remove this requirement and not require the use of stored procedures.
about 3 years ago in Optim / Optim Archive 1 Future consideration

Add additional functions to Optim Connect

Optim Connect should support some additional functions that are now being supported by the various DBMS out there. An example is the COALESCE function. We frequently have to convert queries supplied to by the business because they have functions...
about 3 years ago in Optim / Optim Archive 0 Future consideration

Process large reference tables by partition

As I understand it, reference tables will only be process with one thread at a time. However, I know that large tables that are not reference tables are spilt up by keys to allow for multi threaded processing. It seems that if you have a referen...
about 3 years ago in Optim / Optim Archive 0 Future consideration

Allow record count limit for reference tables

We only do Archive for decommission. We like to test Optim against each of the tables to ensure we will not have any surprises when we run the full archive. It is very disappointing to run an archive and have it fail several hours into the proce...
about 3 years ago in Optim / Optim Archive 0 Future consideration

Batch or Multi Delete of Archive Requests and Access Definitions

Currently we have a method to test Optim archive against the tables that we are going to archive. To do this against Sql server, we have to take the Access definition and archive request and generate one per table. This causes a large number of ...
about 3 years ago in Optim / Optim Archive 0 Future consideration

Enable authentication on non-root instances of Optim Connect Server

IBM Software RFE Community: View request
almost 4 years ago in Optim / Optim Archive 0 Future consideration

Poor deletion performance...

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about 4 years ago in Optim / Optim Archive 1 Not under consideration

Ability to version contro...

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almost 5 years ago in Optim / Optim Test Data Management 0 Not under consideration