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Improvements in db2relocatedb tool.

Database relocation in DB2 (db2relocatedb) – is a nightmare. It's a total black box, which executes in an offline and non-recoverable mode. Nobody knows if it's succeeded (even when it returns successful execution message) or failed or when it r...
about 7 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

Automatic bad pages' repair on Standby DB in HADR environment.

In HADR env. which is running the primary and the standby database(s), when a bad page will appear in the Standby database – DB2 will be able to identify and repair the bad page, while the recovery can be (theoretically) easily based on the good...
about 7 years ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Not under consideration

[SDK and API][EGO][API] - Provide Java API for resource manager (Streams)

Need Java API for resource manager at EGO level.
about 7 years ago in Spectrum Conductor / Future Version 5 Not under consideration

JRE 6 and 7 dependency for Silent Installer of Statistics 23

A silent installation of SPSS Version 23 needs JRE 6 or 7 installed as a requirement. Is there likely to be a version that will work with JRE 8 which is the version shipped with newer Mac OS X or will it be necessary to install JRE 6 or JRE 7 befo...
about 7 years ago in SPSS Statistics 0 Not under consideration

To enable DB2 stored procedure module refresh in online.

Hello, I am a Client IT Architect in IBM Japan. My customer is NTT Data, a large System Integrator in Japan. NTT Data has gotten the contract with National Tax Agency in Japan in June 2015. They have a plan to develop applications of National Tax ...
about 7 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 1 Not under consideration

Promotion Policies - Promote to 2+ C&DS Repositories and Ensure Synchronization between Target Repositories

This RFE is proposing an enhancement to enable a single promotion policy to promote objects to 2 or more target C&DS repositories, and to alert admins if certain objects or Repository Folders are not in sync between the two target repositories.
over 7 years ago in SPSS Modeler / SPSS CNDS 0 Not under consideration

Programmability errors should propagate as SPSS errors, by default

Currently Python, R and Java errors are not propagated as SPSS errors. Also, these errors do not end up in the .jnl file. Running the following oneliner will propagate a Python error as an SPSS error import sys, spss; sys.excepthook = lambda type_...
over 7 years ago in SPSS Statistics 0 Not under consideration

JOB_CONTROLS (attached to queue) only send scripted command to 1st node in job

When you add customer job control scripts to an application profile - those job controls are only sent to the 0th process in a parallel job (run using blaunch).
over 7 years ago in Spectrum LSF 1 Not under consideration

Webseal/Reverse Proxy support when accessing Cognos BI from Modeler

The client cannot use SPSS Modeler to access IBM Cognos in the production environment at all. The reason is that strong authentication (certificate based) using Webseal/Reverse Proxy is required when accessing IBM Cognos. Currently Modeler uses Co...
over 7 years ago in SPSS Modeler / SPSS Modeler 0 Not under consideration

Cognos viewer portlets cannot communicate in third party portals

When deploying portlets to a Websphere portal, we cannot set up inter-portlet communication between the viewer portlets. According to Greg McDonald, this is not currently the supported. A workaround was suggested of creating a cognos page with the...
over 7 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Future consideration