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Increase the maximum allowed size of DB2 V10.5 data types in create nickname

SQL Create Nickname statement returns the following error:SQL0901N The SQL statement failed because of a non-severesystem error. Subsequent SQL statements can be processed. (Reason "Invalid nickname column length". SQLSTATE=58004, SQLCODE=-901, DR...
over 6 years ago in Db2 / Federation 0 Not under consideration

Always drop indexes related to unique constraints

When dropping a unique constraint or a primary key that has been defined on a table in an explicit (universal) table space in DB2 10 NFM, the related index is not dropped if the index was explicitly created too. However, when the index or the tabl...
over 6 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Japanese translation and better instruction are required for DB function in SPSS Modeler clem expression builder

Request:Japanese translation and better instruction are required for DB function in SPSS Modeler clem expression builder Reason of this requestCurrent explanation that is displayed was written in only English when user select DB function in clem e...
over 6 years ago in SPSS Modeler / SPSS Modeler 0 Future consideration

Report name Macro in SET QUERY_BAND

Currently only complete path can be passed in QUERY_BAND, we need to be able to pass report name instead. There is a limitation of 3000 characters in teradata table and we are getting size errors when we pass complete path
over 6 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Future consideration

Need ability to run common metadata operations simultaneously

1. Product: IIS2. Associated PMR: 30890,122,0003. Describe the requirement: Need ability to run common metadata operations simultaneously4. Use case: Information Server is being used as our data governance tool. We are placing our corporate common...
over 6 years ago in Information Server - Governance 1 Future consideration

Add configuration control in ACCEL_LOAD_TABLES for UNLDDN Pipe destination

The UNLDDN is written to /tmp filesystem. In our shop that is designated for specific use, not including this process. We would like to direct the pipe created to a specific filesystem that we would allocate specifically for this usage.
over 6 years ago in Db2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS 0 Future consideration

change job status for recalled jobs

In multi-cluster environment while using load balancing between multiple cluster, jobs gets recalled to submission cluster due MAX_RSCHED_TIME. These jobs show as exited jobs from execution cluster. GM tracks metrics for exited jobs monthly and th...
over 6 years ago in Spectrum LSF 1 Not under consideration

sp option to bsub should be refined

The -sp option to bsub doesn't simply rank your jobs against your own, but ranks them against all other jobs in the same queue. This is only appropriate in a perfect environment where everyone plays nicely. This also causes problems with FairShare...
over 6 years ago in Spectrum LSF 3 Not under consideration

XML Edit Assemble - Document Root vs Mapping

PMR is created for the below issue:PMR 21623,442,000 Issue Description“ In XML Edit Assembly, if the XSD is imported again with a different root element name, all the mappings that was originally done are lost. the development (mapping) has to b...
over 6 years ago in Connectivity 0 Not under consideration

Allow ODBC connector write to HIVE table /or File connector read HIVE table

1) ODBC connector for HIVe allows reading hive tables but doesn't work for writing hive table. It works - only very very slow and not acceptable for Big Data operation ( a few records in minutes). 1a. Additionally, If columns defined in UPPER case...
over 6 years ago in DataStage 0 Functionality already exists