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REBIND PLAN break-in / phase-in

Having to force the business to accept service outages to bring application DB2 packages and plans up to the current operating software level has been a painful aspect of DB2 upgrades for many years. This also meant that the adoption/rollout of s...
3 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Optional Date Prompt Check Box should be Unchecked by default

The optional behaviour of the date prompt is different to every other cognos prompt. it is even different to the date prompt when it is used in Range mode! When a date prompt is made optional, a check box appears to show if it should or should not...
3 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Improved message text for DSNU537I

DSNU537I displays a page set which is not allowed in the list. As the utility can not know what the user intends to do, the text should be changed to a more general text without naming a pageset. Why: 1) Assume userA runs COPY with 4 objects, one ...
about 1 month ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 0 Under review

Allow EBCDIC collation for column organize tables

Db2 does not support anh collation other than IDENTITY or IDENTITY_16BIT per this link - Customers who are wanting ...
2 months ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration 0 Submitted

Db2 partitioned table, set range of partitions to read only or read write mode

Table data is partitioned as specified in the PARTITION BY clause of the CREATE TABLE statement.At this moment if we create partitioned table, we can only set whole table to read only access using SET INTEGRITY FOR table OFF READ ACCESSor let it b...
2 months ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Submitted

Set Partition Index, DPSI to the same DSSIZE as Tablespace when converting to RPN and ALTER TABLESPACE DSSIZE is after ALTER TABLESPACE PAGENUM RELATIVE

In numerous cases it is impossible to put the ALTER TABLESPACE DSSIZE in front of the ALTER TABLESPACE PAGENUM RELATIVE due to the number of partitions and page size. Currently this only works with the following. After the reorg materialization th...
about 1 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Create new SQL-VIEW to show ALL GRANTS

Today we have a useful sql-view named SYSIBMADM.PRIVILEGES that aggregates in a consistent and easy way to query all different types of privileges that are currently granted to an authid. This is very useful. But we lack some other stuff like info...
about 2 months ago in Db2 / Security 0 Under review

REST API endpoint for performance optimized writeback with arrow format

With more and more TM1 implementations happening in the cloud, we see more data loads using REST API / TM1py instead of Turbo Integrator. When using TM1py or the REST API, the best performance you can accomplish right now is to be on par with Turb...
4 months ago in Planning Analytics 0 Future consideration

Support to use User Session and LDAP Fields as parameter in the Where field of Data Protection Rule Filter Rows option.

We have a big client testing Cloud Pak for Data, WKC, Watson Query to be their data platform. One important use case is use the protection rule feature > filter rows option in a Where Condition field allows to pass user session or LDAP fields a...
3 months ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Submitted

Add capability of using GEN parameters in change management batch interface procedure (GOCCM)

We had below requirement from the user: We have an existing column in an existing table that we are adding a new RI to a new domain table. If we issue the compare normally using object comparison tool, we get both the table create DDL and the new ...
3 months ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Planned for future release