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Optim Test Data Management

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Provide UDF functions on an EC2-hosted PostgresSQL DB

SHORT-TERM (1-2 months): Ideally, we are looking for EC2 support for PostgreSQL versions 11 and 12 . To be honest, we do not need the full set of functions. What we require ASAP is the following subset of functions: HASH Provider with sha-256 - We...
over 1 year ago in Optim / Optim Test Data Management 0 Future consideration

Optim z/OS Install CLIST maintain proper buffer pools

I would like to suggest that the installation panels for Optim be changed to allow for separate bufferpools to be entered and retained for tablespaces with 4K and 8K page sizes. Currently you enter a buffer pool for tablespaces and another for ind...
over 1 year ago in Optim / Optim Test Data Management 1 Not under consideration

Optim.Source.getcolumnasbytes funtion to be coded in Optim distributed.

It looks as though the Optim.Source.getcolumnasbytes function is not available for Optim Distributed.
about 2 years ago in Optim / Optim Test Data Management 1 Future consideration

Display Db2 Load Output in Optim

BP is doing a Db2 Load of data within Optim to a Db2 table, but the load results (number of records loaded, etcetera) are not displayed. For other DBMSes that he uses, the actual load output/results are displayed. The BP would like an enhancement ...
over 2 years ago in Optim / Optim Test Data Management 0 Future consideration

Optim ZO/S Enhancement request

Please see attachment for the 2 enhancement requests for Optim ZO/S.
over 2 years ago in Optim / Optim Test Data Management 3 Functionality already exists

Make Optim Workstation component of TDM work with Windows User Account Control (UAC).

Optim Workstation portion of TDM will not work if Windows "User Account Control" is turned on. UAC was introduced in Windows Vista/XP and Optim still has issues with it. Microsoft has information available on how to work within UAC constraints. Pl...
over 2 years ago in Optim / Optim Test Data Management 0 Future consideration

Add retention policies to extract files

In Optim Test Data Management the Optim Extract file is only of use for a limited period and can contain sensitive information if it's the initial extract from a production system. Practically customers do not wish to, nor should they hang on to e...
over 3 years ago in Optim / Optim Test Data Management 0 Future consideration

Optim TDM support for Linux on power

Optim TDM is not supported on Linux on Power (LE). Today when we are positioning power linux, Optim TDM seems to be not supporting and we are forced to bring in Intel for the same. AIX is not considered either due to cost constraints or customer's...
almost 4 years ago in Optim / Optim Test Data Management 0 Future consideration

Optim support for the NUMBER data type on Teradata

From RFE: "Archive tables with columns using the NUMBER data type on Teradata databases." From Offering Management: Prior to implementing this idea, Optim does not allow archiving of a Teradata table that contains a column of the NUMBER data type....
about 4 years ago in Optim / Optim Archive / Optim Data Privacy / Optim Test Data Management 0 Future consideration

Identify database structu...

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over 4 years ago in Optim / Optim Test Data Management 0 Not under consideration