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Add Partition read to BigIntegrate ODBC stage

When reading from HIVE tables using ODBC stage, we should be able to read from multiple partitions at the same time. For ex: if the HIVE table has more than 1 data file (has 5 different part files), then when reading data from this HIVE table usin...
almost 7 years ago in Connectivity 1 Not under consideration

[Resource Management Policy][WellsFargo][RFE]Support transparent master fail-over

Currently, if primary master fails, symphony will fail-over onto secondary master. During this fail-over process, all of new clients/request will fail. This request is to ask for the "seamless failover", new clients should wait for new master.
almost 7 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.1 4 Not under consideration

Enable File List node interaction within Collaboration and Deployment Services job step setup.

Functionality to be able to interact with File List nodes when setting up Modeler Job Steps within Collaboration and Deployment Services was added in 17.1 but did not function correctly. The current fix (PI57959) will remove these features to allo...
almost 7 years ago in SPSS Modeler / SPSS Modeler 0 Not under consideration

InfoSphere DataStage to support Oracle Advanced Security (OAS)

We have sensitive data in Oracle Database, and when running ETL, those data could be read to InfoSphere server, and there could be risk when read data from Oracle to InfoSphere server or write this kind of sensitive data to Oracle database. Oracle...
almost 7 years ago in Connectivity 1 Functionality already exists

InfoSphere Metadata Asset Manager import Cognos Active Report Metadata

InfoSphere Metadata Asset Manager will not import Cognos active report metadata. Cognos standard reports can provide metadata into Metadata Asset Manager; however, we can't get the metadata from Active Reports. This is creating gaps in our reporti...
almost 7 years ago in Information Server - Governance 1 Future consideration

Is there a way to automate mapping of credentials in IIS Console?

We use LDAP user registry and map our unix password every time it is updated. Is there a way to automate the mapping of credentials in IIS Console? Most of our access issues come from unable to map the new unix password to the IIS Console.
almost 7 years ago in DataStage 0 Not under consideration

[Workload Monitoring and Management] Automatic session type removal when removing service

When calling soam wsdl api sdRegisterAppUpdate with a fragment that has operation="Remove", it should be permitted to submit a fragment that specifies service name, but not session type name(s). In this case, all session types that reference the s...
almost 7 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.1 3 Not under consideration

Better and intuitive error messages

Better error message in Parallel jobs Error messages often doesn't give any values for developer e.g TR_lag_record,0: Fatal Error: ~APT_PMPlayer: terminating Player (node1, parallel APT_TransformOperatorImplV0S69_CopyOfJOB_G57_LINDORFF_LAAN_DAG_TR...
almost 7 years ago in DataStage 0 Future consideration

Implement XQuery functions present in DB2 LUW but missing in DB2 for z/OS

Quite a lot of XQuery functions that are implemented in DB2 LUW, are missing in DB2 for z/OS. Many of them are very useful, and should be implemented in DB2 for z/OS as well. Here is the complete list (39 functions). We are specifically missing th...
almost 7 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Changes to Lua CM Procs o...

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almost 7 years ago in Optim / Optim Test Data Management 0 Not under consideration