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Additional Audit info needed

My business users would like to see how users are exporting the reports. Are they using excel pdf, csv. How often this is occurring.
over 7 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Not under consideration

Allow for filtering using range on varchar fields

we need to be able to filter between two values on an varchar field in workspace advanced.
over 7 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Planned for future release

Allow sorting of scheduled reports by Name

In cognos admininstration under Status > Schedules, Allow sorting the list of scheduled reports by Name. Currently we can sort by Modified Date, Status and by Priority. Quite often I have to visually search through my list of scheduled reports....
over 7 years ago in Cognos Analytics 1 Functionality already exists

export from a stored procedure result set

Allow to export the result set of a stored procedure
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

Use of Impala / Hive ODBC | JDBC to connect to Hadoop

Some of the data that is being analyzed by SPSS is being moved over to Hadoop by end of 1st Quarter 2015.
over 7 years ago in SPSS Modeler / SPSS Modeler 0 Not under consideration

use spatial datatypes and functions from another database

Using spatial functions is limited to the database in which it is defined. If you have to combine a spatial function with spatial data in 2 different databases you first need to convert 1 datatype to varchar. This is slowing down the performance.
over 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Allow blu and row tables to be mixed when using shadow tables

Allow blu and row tables to be mixed when using shadow tables.
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Not under consideration

TSA - Not scalable

TSA Does not Scale, with each database added it consumes 5 - 8% CPU. In our system ZLinux this is the only option we have for auto failover. When we have 10 Databases we are now consuming 50 - 80% CPU just to run TSA and having to pay extra licens...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Not under consideration

Alter-support for global variables

With DB2 V11 global variables were introduced, but unfortunately no alter-option to change the default. This would be especially beneficial it this enhancement would also include the system-provided global variables. With this enhancement each cus...
over 7 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Break-In for Mass-delete

Enhance the break-in-process so that it also applies for mass deletes and that these deletes can break in into PWFI-transactions bound with RELEASE(DEALLOCATE).
over 7 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Not under consideration