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ReportStudio/WorkspaceAdv ReportLayout expression to support coalesce function to handle NULL string concatenation problems

FM/ReportStudio/WorkspaceAdv supports COALESCE function to handle NULL string values. This is useful when an output string is concatenation of several items and some of the items could be NULL. In most cases we want to handle NULL string values as...
over 7 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Future consideration

CLEF DATA WRITER NODE generating pim/par files

Add the ability to CLEF Data Writer nodes to publish streams, that is, generate the pim and par files needed to run the stream in Modeler Solution Publisher.The properties to be published in the pim and par files for the CLEF Data Writer node can ...
over 7 years ago in SPSS Modeler / SPSS Modeler 0 Not under consideration

[Cluster Management]Failover - Block original master from reinserting itself as master after a failure

Give the ability to the grid administrator to decide if original master should reinsert itself as master after a failure.
over 7 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 6.1.1 3 Not under consideration

New admin view to retrieve the object characteristics

Add a new admin view ADMIN_ALL_OBJECTS to retrieve the object type and characteristics from any objects
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Not under consideration

Remark on PA webpage about lacking of data, when there is no workload on the grid.

This RFE is specific to Platform Analytics Product. As it didn't show up in product list We have selected Platform Symphony. Currently, when there is no workload on the grid, the Platform Analytics tables, and graphs shows only blank screen. Which...
over 7 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Product functionality 2 Not under consideration

[Not valid in roadmap release]allow upgrade of 5.1 .net sym services to 7.1

permit a .net symphony service to be compiled against the 7.1 SDK, and to run on 5.1.Alternatively, permit servcies compiled against the 5.1 SDK to run on both 5.1 and 7.1 clusters without alteration to the software package.
over 7 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.1 3 Not under consideration

[User Interface and Configuration] SOAM - fix task tag filter for soam__sdTerminateTask

task tag filter does not work for soam wsdl api sdTerminateTasktaks filter tag should allow the method to terminate all tasks that have the tag. However, for some reason the method requires a list of task ID to also be supplied. This list of IDs s...
over 7 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.1 4 Not under consideration

CommuterMaxLife expected to be set in Lisence manager side

Due to Sarah's request I wrote description in Japanese. コンカレントユーザーのお客様にてコミューターライセンスの設定法をする際、SPSS_WlmAdmin などサーバー側の機能で全ユーザーに対してのCommut...
over 7 years ago in SPSS Statistics 0 Not under consideration

Codepage SERVER option for DRDA Wrapper and IBM DB2 data sources of Federation Server

When the code point size differs between the federated database and the remote data source, you can get truncated data returned or insertion or update failures. For DB2 datasources (DRDA Wrapper) we need to manually adjust nickname column size or ...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Federation 0 Not under consideration

[Resource Management Policy] EGO - Policy - Enforce limit set at parent consumer level under Hybrid model

It is confirmed in PMR 39339,7TD,000 that resource limit set at parent level in hybrid sharing model could be breached and this is not avoidable due to unpredictable workload pattern, e.g two sub-consumers are over-allocated but within parent limi...
over 7 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 5.1 3 Not under consideration