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336 VOTE

Show list of recently used data packages when creating new report

We have a large list of Framework Manager packages to pick from in our Cognos production environment and our users rely on the functionality currently in Cognos 10 to select from a list of recently used packages. Cognos Analytics does not offer th...
about 6 years ago in Cognos Analytics 1 Not under consideration

Enable IBMid / email (interactive) accounts to access IBM PA Cloud through TM1 REST API

PROBLEM: Currently we have to use non-interactive accounts to access IBM PA Cloud through TM1 REST API When developing 3rd party integrations and applications it causes significant limitations: 1. Companies have to manage an extra set of accounts ...
8 months ago in Planning Analytics 0 Future consideration

Use of IDAA Loader with REORG Utility w/ Purge LOG(NO)

Currently after a Db2 table REORG/Purge job that is using LOG(NO) I have to have a secondary jobstep to then reload the accelerator shadow table(s). What I'm thinking is that if the IDAA Loader can load the accelerator shadow table(s) in parallel ...
7 days ago in Db2 Analytics Accelerator Loader for z/OS 0 Submitted

Fix Output Version sort issue

We have burst output being saved, but when viewing the saved output versions of the reports often they are not sorted as specified by our burst key. When running the job that bursts the reports, the report output versions are being generated in or...
8 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

MDM Connector for CP4D-DataStage

MDM connector will use API calls that will be directly integrated with MDM server resulting in better performance when processing large data volume. Alternate method for MDM connector is to use web service call which involves xml parsing or using ...
8 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / DataStage 0 Submitted

11.1 visualization like stacked column charts needs format enhancements

For pixel perfect reporting visualizations needs to give a compliant look on a report page (PDF or HTML) in specific if multiple visualizations are used on the same page. The current options for formatting the visualizations are still too few. In ...
8 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Improve administration of Scheduled Reports

We have a CA enterprise system that has been live for over 15+ years. Over that time users have created hundred of schedules. Some of those schedules are on reports they have created themselves or report views. Some of those schedules error becaus...
15 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted

Use Absolute Generation and Version Numbers for DVM GDG Dataset Validation

The Scenario : Currently for GDG Dataset Validation when creating a Virtual Table in DVM Studio, DVM uses the relative gdg name such as HIGH.LEVEL.QUALIFIER (0) ) rather than using the absolute gdg name such as HIGH.LEVEL.QUALIFIER .G0001V00 . Sec...
3 months ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Planned for future release
118 VOTE

Resolve a restriction that CACHE DYN STABILITY function can not use with CONCENTRATE WITH LITERALS option.

Customer environment Db2 V12 <- DRDA -> Db2connect/JDBC(IBM Data Server Driver for JDBC and SQLJ type 2) Server side.(JDBC Type2 is used) Windows server: - WebSphere BASE 9.0.0 (Windows2016) - Db2client / IBM Data Server Runtime Client V11.1...
over 2 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 3 Future consideration
196 VOTE

Reduce Time Required for Online(Inplace) Reorg for huge tables

1) Inplace reorg will take time more for the tables with huge data say for example 1 TB 2) To Reduce the time for this we want to avoid full table scan hence we need to look in portions of the data in a table where it is getting fragmented 3) Henc...
almost 4 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 21 Not under consideration