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Context based slicing for given variable for both include and working storage  and bulk slicing for these.

This is a functionality already in consideration by product management for Refactoring Assistant.
about 21 hours ago in watsonx Code Assistant Ideas / watsonx Code Assistant for Z 0 Submitted

Integrated Pacemaker Monitoring & Alerting Functionality

IBM recently integrated the Pacemaker cluster manager in Db2 but the feature has no documented monitoring or alerting capabilities exhibiting best practices. Enlighten customers with Best Practice/Configuration documentation on how to setup the mo...
about 22 hours ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Submitted

RTM: monitoring of multi nodes jobs

Hello, This request has already been submitted 9 years ago. I would like to know if it is possible to implement it now as we have more and more multi nodes jobs and this kind is more and more needed: For LSF jobs submitted using "bsub ... -n x ......
1 day ago in Spectrum LSF / Operations/RTM 0 Submitted

OOTB Integration API returns only Required attributes in response

When we request records from IBMPM via the integration API (fetch item/items from catalog), by default it only returns the fields that are marked as required in IBMPM. This is because it's returning the same set of fields that are visible in the U...
1 day ago in Product Master 0 Planned for future release

PAfE to track PA-enabled Excel spreadsheets only

Threads/TM1top/The Session Monitor displays the PAfE version, Excel version, Excel workbook name, and Excel sheet/tab name of the current Excel workbook open by the user. Instead of displaying any Excel workbook open by the user, I believe it woul...
1 day ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Request is to make WLM Effective only on primary, on STANDBY it should not be in effect

Why is it useful? It helps us restrict the access to users who has readonly access on standbys to accidentlally connect to primary and run some rogue commands. who would benefit from it? We as DBAs, This gives us confidence on how we can use the r...
1 day ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Submitted

Allow inclusion of sub-mandator model(s) in upper-mandator simulations.

For those using a multi-mandator structure, it is currently possible to include model components from an upper-mandator when running a simulation on the sub-mandator due to the inheritance feature. However, it is not possible to do the opposite: i...
2 days ago in IBM Safer Payments / Operational 0 Submitted

Integration of Commvault with IBM OpenShift for Online Backup Support

Many of our customers have already adopted Commvault as their preferred backup solution. Also, to simplify IT operation managing separate backup solutions for Cloud Pak for Data environments adds complexity and costs (OADP) Enabling in...
2 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Submitted

Hide Hieararchy name from inner label of pie chart

Unable to hide hierarchy name from inside label - pie chart. Issue with Hierarchy names being hidden fixed in PAW 93 but this particular label doesn't appear to be part of properties to be able to hide.
2 days ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Garbled text on the IBM Db2 Data Management Console provisioning instance screen in the service catalog of CP4D v4.8.4 (software version).

When navigating to the IBM Db2 Data Management Console provisioning instance screen from the service catalog in CP4D v4.8.4 (software version), the text becomes garbled as shown in the attached image if the browser's language setting is Japanese. ...
3 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Db2 0 Submitted