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Tolerance for system clock backward in DPF

The system clock may be changed forward, then be changed back. Some IUD operations fail in a DPF database if the time difference between the forward point and backward point is greater than the value specified by dbm parameter MAX_TIME_DIFF. Hope ...
over 6 years ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Not under consideration

Non Alphanumeric characters in MEMIDENT

As memident holds source system identifiers we have encountered rejections/issues with source systems that utilise special characters in unique identifiers for a record. We would like to enhance out of the box behaviour to support special characters
over 6 years ago in Master Data Management 0 Not under consideration

Remove the "SELECT ANY DI...

No description provided
over 6 years ago in Optim / Optim Test Data Management 0 Not under consideration

Allow Optim Archive Server to see NAS mounted storage on Windows implementations to put archive files to

Description: When running the Optim Archive Application as a Service and running an archive job on the Server, the tool returns an error that it cannot see the NAS drive destination which the archive job is suppose to write to. When running the ar...
over 6 years ago in Optim / Optim Archive 0 Not under consideration

HA is not supported for the namenode failover using File Connector

Unfortunately, HA is not supported for the namenode failover. This is the limitation of the WebHDFS and the connector does not have a to work around that.
over 6 years ago in DataStage 0 Functionality already exists

Require better support of Nested Formula

We are hitting an issue with INDEX function not working in PAw as it does in PAx. This is impacting our report deployment. See attached example Example of formula that fails.=(INDEX($I$7:$T$7,SUMPRODUCT(MAX(($I10:$T10=AC10)*(COLUMN($I10:$T10))))-C...
over 6 years ago in Planning Analytics 1 Not under consideration

Undo logs are unacceptably large for DELETE statements that require deletion via a cursor.

Submitted on behalf of Gregor Hack ( Undo logs are unacceptably large for DELETE statements that require deletion via a cursor or a truncate of previously partitioned tables.
over 6 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Not under consideration

job dependency on requeable job.

Hi, We are working on a workflow enhancement but are facing a potential issue with how LSF handles job dependencies of requeable jobs. Here is the scenario: - there is JOBARRAY[1-10] - there is "sync" job (single) which is dependent on ended(JOBAR...
over 6 years ago in Spectrum LSF 3 Not under consideration

Import and AUTH_LIST* support for implicit trusted context connection

Trusted context is a very good security mecanism to promote a user from an application server to a specific role. We face 2 problems:- SADMIN needs to do IMPORT REPLACE actions that fail.l- we have no visilibilty from AUTH_LIST_AUTHORITIES_FOR_AUT...
over 6 years ago in Db2 / Security 0 Not under consideration

Develop a function that don't need to input connection profile password for Data Replication product

when we creating or configuring a datastore which is for a iSeries CDC instance (DB2 for i), we need to input the password for the connection profile like “xxxCDCGR”. If can develop a function that don't need to input password for connection p...
over 6 years ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 1 Not under consideration