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Dbt core integration

requested by multiple customers
about 2 months ago in Databand / Integration 0 Submitted

Use Cognos Data Module Editor for general use as query generation frontend in CP4D e.g. as a component in Data Management Console

Intro: HUK came up with a requirement to use Cognos (-Analytics) Frontend as a modeling tool do define complex queries. Their use case was mostly a data preparation / ELT which is not well suited for Cognos. But they have sound knowledge performin...
16 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Submitted

Metadata import results

Currently, running a metadata import will result in adding new assets, updating the assets or removing them. While the first 2 actions are reflected in the catalog, if the assets are published there, for removed assets no action is taken. We would...
16 days ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Submitted

Removing or avoiding large xqe_FileBasedPersistedResultSet temp file when report cancellation was unsuccessful

When Cognos report cancel unsuccessful. The following error appeared in cogaudit log: XQE-CON-0007 XQE error encountered: The cancel request was unsuccessful. xqe_FileBasedPersistedResultSet_XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX.tmp file continue to grow. It had gro...
about 1 month ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Add generated always for each row on update as row change SESSION_USER

Currently exists in Db2 to change current timestamp on INSERT and UPDATE with generated statement like: create table myschema.mytable (id int, last_timestamp timestamp not null generated always for each row on update as row change timestamp) inser...
about 2 months ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Submitted

Report schedule saved parameters in Report Properties

Users are requesting to be able to manually run a schedule. This can be done in Cognos Admin console, but they don't have access to this, and there's no way to grant them access to just the schedules in Cognos Admin console for only their groups s...
about 1 month ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

User ID metrics Consistency across several monitor interfaces

User Id identification metrics are not consistent across different monitoring interfaces. Db2 offers different metrics to identify the end user. CLIENT_USERID SYSTEM_AUTH_ID SESSION_AUTH_ID The same 3 metrics should be available in ALL places wher...
3 months ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 0 Submitted

Symphony cross language support with Python 3.6 and 3.9 as Client

We would like use Python 3.6 and 3.9 as client to call C++ service. Currently, we have the code for Python Windows does not work on Linux
19 days ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.2.1 0 Submitted

Provide a configuration or plugin with Planning analytics to connect Xero apps without a need for coding and data mapping.

Value Hypothesis IBM' Planning Analytics partner Aramar would increase the deployment, production of Financial analytics reporting by 50% Aramar would realize IBM's capabilities of cloud paks and the seamless integration of various software in del...
19 days ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Silent uninstall of ibm data server runtime client renders in error with db2lswtch

We are having problem when uninstalling IBM Data Server Runtime Client from a script. Install works fine but when uninstalling I use this command from a command window as administrator MSIEXEC /X {9915B73E-D89B-4D1C-89B3-5FEF7978024C} /le...
about 1 month ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 Submitted