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Optimizer does not use HIGH2KEY/LOW2KEY for columns with COLCARD 1

Optimization issue if a business_time_oriented table has only one row. In syscat.columns the content of the business_time columns are detected (high2key, low2key) but the value can not be found in the distribution statistics. This leads default fi...
5 days ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Submitted

There is no method to quickly get the "minimum recovery time" of a backup image

It is not possible to get the "minimum recovery time" of a backup image without first restoring the image or by using 'db2ckbkp -l' but it is also too long as it has to read the entire backup image (this can be long if the image is stored on TSM /...
4 days ago in Db2 / Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover 1 Submitted

db2expln stopped working from db2v11.5.7.0 onward on HADR STANDBY

db2expln, doesn't write / update and tables on the database and it was working till db2 v11.5.5 on STANDBY RO enabled, from v11.5.7.0 it stopped working, many time there is a need to check explain out on STANDBY RO enabled
5 days ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Submitted

About Notebook Data Lineage

My customer uses the Watson Studio's Notebook. Currently, it is not possible to visually see the relationships between the data and models used in the Notebook. They want to "automatically" visualize the relationships(lineage) between the data and...
7 days ago in Watson Studio / Watson Studio on Cloud 0 Submitted

.Net Core support with Cognos 11.1.7

Our .Net Application uses cognosdotnet_10_2.dll and cognosdotnetassembly_10_2.dll to communicate to Cognos . We are in the process of upgrading our .Net Application to .Net Core . We need .Net core support with Cognos 11.1.7.
about 1 hour ago in Cognos Analytics / Cognos Cloud 0 Submitted

Labeling Cognos Report Outputs using Microsoft Purview Information Protection SDK

We have a business requirement to add a 'Microsoft Purview Information Protection' tags to a Cognos Report during downloads. Adding these tags to the reports will help in tracking Data Leakage in organization after reports are generated.
about 1 hour ago in Cognos Analytics / Security 0 Submitted

JobScheduler - Option Daylight saving time switch

Dear all, Batchjobs are running with unix time. It would be great to have an option to turn off / on daylight switching time. (connection to unix time is correct, but any export to a human user is expected at the same time per day).
about 6 hours ago in IBM Safer Payments / Operational 0 Submitted

CQMINTV - Empty intervals listing causes slowness

CQMINTV command struggles when it lists too many empty intervals(AVAIL NO). Our DBAs were quite unhappy when they figured out the issue. The problem was when the backstore datasets are removed/deleted from the disc and when CQMINTV list those as e...
about 8 hours ago in Db2 Query Monitor for z/OS 0 Submitted

Global settings for Cognos display and download of reports

We have generated reports in Cognos, numeric values are not right justified and we need to change all the impacted reports ( as we are currently upgrading our Cognos 10 to Cognos 11), unlike if there will be a global settings for this or by defaul...
about 15 hours ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

There should be a table like SYSUTILITIES that contains Db2 Commands that have been issued

There should be a table like SYSUTILITIES , say SYSCOMMANDS, that contains Db2 Commands that have been issued, including the full text of the Db2 command that was issued.
about 17 hours ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Submitted