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Add a LIM Showstatus 'lsadmin' Option

Today, in LSF, there is a "badmin showstatus" that gives us information such as reconfig time, restart times, host counts, user counts, etc. It would be nice to have an 'lsadmin showstatus' option as well. I would think the following would be go...
about 2 hours ago in Spectrum LSF 0 Submitted

The volumes.mount_path attribute in the Spark Jobs API is mandatory

The volumes.mount_path attribute in the Spark Jobs API is mandatory, https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/cloud-paks/cp-data/4.0?topic=jobs-spark-api-syntax-parameters-return-codesThis should be an optional attribute to make it consistent with the usage of...
about 3 hours ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Cloud Pak for Data On Premises Software 0 Submitted

Please add a built-in function to reverse a string

Currently to reverse a string, we have to create a udf. The syntax for a simple one was easily available on the SQLTips4Db2 blog .... which IBM has removed. I think Db2 on z has this, and some other variants of SQL out there include it. This is th...
about 4 hours ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Submitted

Please add a built-in function for pi

Currently there is no built-in function for pi. It can be calculated using math on trigonometric functions, but this is mildly annoying. Pi is frequently used when working with different random variate distributions and other functions that are in...
about 4 hours ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Submitted

The Spark job should use the mount_path attribute of the storage volume by default

The volumes.mount_path attribute in the Spark Jobs API is mandatory, https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/cloud-paks/cp-data/4.0?topic=jobs-spark-api-syntax-parameters-return-codesThis should be an optional attribute to make it consistent with the usage of...
about 8 hours ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Cloud Pak for Data On Premises Software 0 Submitted

Metrics for this product shoul be provided as regular SMF collection for historical and monitor reasons

While metrics are provided using CDA Tool, it requires the user to activate the data collection and thre is no mechanism for the product to provide a more historial data gathering. Also thre is no way to automatically see trends other than manual ...
about 21 hours ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Data Replication for VSAM for z/OS 0 Submitted

REORG SORTDATA NO should unload to shadow datasets and not unload to SYSREC

Changing DSSIZE for large table using SORTDATA NO, unloads to SYSREC. Since the volume of data is so large, SYSREC needs to go to tape. This causes the reorg to have greater elapsed time. Unloading to the shadows would greatly reduce the elapse...
about 21 hours ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 0 Submitted

COGNOS search results secured based on user security

When users use COGNOS search functions they are able to see folders/reports they do not have access to. They then click and get access errors and contact support because they want access or are confused why they cannot access things available in ...
about 24 hours ago in Watson Analytics 0 Submitted

Ability to export report or story to power point

Users are demanding an export to power point so that board presentations can be pre-formatted and downloadable.
about 24 hours ago in Watson Analytics 0 Submitted

Have the gridalarms plugin respect Maintenance Schedules like it parent plugin thold does

The gridalarms Cacti plugin was initially a fork of the thold plugin which supports the concept of a Maintenance Schedules, but this functionality was never implemented in gridalarms. We would like to see if that functionality can be added to gri...
1 day ago in Spectrum LSF 1 Submitted