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Ability to refer to custom node properties in script

Nodes in Modeler come with scripting & automation - to the exception of custom nodes.
over 7 years ago in SPSS Modeler / SPSS Modeler 1 Not under consideration

Access Management - Audit Log

*Please contact me on my email : We think it would be a plus to have a log file which specifies who logged in to the system and in which date with the IP address and the user name for the admin to be aware of those tr...
over 7 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration

Add Property - Render Variable - to Pageset similar to what we have in Page

When we have conditional Page Rendering Requirement via Render Variable we see that - Applying Render Variable to Page - Works FineApplying Render Variable to Pageset - DOES NOT HAVE THE FEATURE So what happens - When we have 2 Different Pagesets ...
over 7 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Not under consideration

Move Jobs from one Execution cluster to another by means of forwarding queue

IBM gave workaround for moving jobs from one exec queue to another by means of a forwarding queue.
over 7 years ago in Spectrum LSF 3 Not under consideration

Unnecessary package invalidation

We are attempting to revoke PUBLIC authorization to rearrange DB2 security policy. Customer think PUBLIC is not suitable in nowadays security environment. But we face unnecessary package invalidation when we test for this.
over 7 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

RTM: Need to provide 3 day floating window for idle jobs

To setup the Idle job floating window in RTM, it is missing 3 days. The selection proves 1, 2, 4 days only. Need to have 3 days item also
over 7 years ago in Spectrum LSF 2 Not under consideration

FED DB2 WIN 10.5 - MS SQL - DATE & TIME Columns converted to VARCHAR in DB2 NICKNAMES

IBM DB2 LUW Support Team asked me to use the SQL Server driver 6.01.7601.17514 for my FEDERATION between a DB2 10.5 FP6 WINDOWS and MS SQL2012.This, to solve an issue with bad conversion of VARCHAR & VARBINARY (max).Now, I've another issue rel...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Federation 0 Not under consideration

Support for parallel execution of complex DML statements

Intra-query parallelism does not provide any benefits for the "INSERT ... SELECT..." statements, even when insert is performed into a temporary table. While preparing a PoC for the customer planning to use DB2 for LUW in 1C:Enterprise application ...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Not under consideration

percentage support for numOfSlotsForPreloadedServices

currently, numOfSlotsForPreloadedServices only support an absolute slots number, in the case of different resource plan, it is very hard to predict how many slots I will have available. Thus, a percentage is preferred. E.g., I'd like to prestart 5...
over 7 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.1 3 Not under consideration


the problem here is that DT_EVT is a date not a timestamp column VARCHAR_FORMAT("A"."DT_EVT",'MM/YYYY')What db2 does is add 00:00:00 as a time.
over 7 years ago in Db2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS 0 Future consideration