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Recognize csv formatted file, even if the file extension is missing/wrong

CSV formatted files are central to inputting data into Cognos Dashboard Embedded. If a user creates or is provided with a file where the extension was left off, or different, Cognos Dashboard Embedded will not allow you to import it (e.g. consider...
about 2 hours ago in Cognos Dashboard Embedded 0 Submitted

Allow more options on -MODIFY TRACE command

We sometimes get clobbered with processes that generate lots of Db2 accounting records to the point where SMF is overwhelmed in collecting/offloading them. We are able to identify the offending authid with our online monitor, but until we can cont...
about 20 hours ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Submitted

Translations in data modules

As an employee of a large multinational company, it's hard for me to move away from Framework Manager models towards data modules as it's still impossible to add translations to them. The ability to create multi-lingual models is way overdue and i...
about 21 hours ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Support for open jdk

Cognos Analytics 11.2.4 and future releases - Provide support for open jdk (current version) openjdk version "11.0.17" 2022-10-18 LTS Infosec requires the java version on our servers to be up to date and they scan the servers weekly.
about 23 hours ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Ease use of ROS in high volume transaction system utilizing DGTT on Primary db

Trying to utilize ROS to offload reports and heavy queries from Primary Database. Hence we should be able to scale the workload on the Primary, once these are moved away form here. But does not work out for us. Queries are getting forced off often...
1 day ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Submitted

Hope to expand the width of the menu column on the PAW screen.

Hope to expand the width of the menu column on the PAW screen. The reason is that the current "Name" menu field is so narrow that some names are obscured, making it difficult to use. I would like to widen it.
1 day ago in Watson Analytics 0 Submitted

Uniquely timestamp .zip backups of Content Store database

I would like to suggest adding the ability to uniquely name or timestamp the .zip backups of the Content Store database, so that they don't get overwritten every time a new backup is created. Right now it appears that when you set up a schedule fo...
1 day ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 1 Submitted

Information about Fast Traversal Index Count

Application DBA's and Developers can't verify the usage of FTB and if there has been any CPU reduction or reduction in numer of getpages. Omegamon have metrics about SQL (SQL count, n/o getpages and CPU). These metrics should also include number o...

RTM should be able to properly parse effective and/or combined resource requirements and handle both compound and /task, /host, and /job reservations to determine pending/reserved memory

RTM calculates pending and running memory reservations by parsing the resource requirements string. However, it currently is not properly calculating that memory reservation for either compound resource requirements or with the new per /task, /hos...
1 day ago in Spectrum LSF / Operations/RTM 0 Submitted

Add Case Close Code attribute to Case history section in case investigation

The "Case history" table in cases only shows the "fraud status" assigned to a case not the case close code itself. In case you have multiple case close codes with the same fraud status configured to them you can NOT discern - in the otherwise help...
2 days ago in IBM Safer Payments / Business 0 Submitted