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percentage support for numOfSlotsForPreloadedServices

currently, numOfSlotsForPreloadedServices only support an absolute slots number, in the case of different resource plan, it is very hard to predict how many slots I will have available. Thus, a percentage is preferred. E.g., I'd like to prestart 5...
about 7 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.1 3 Not under consideration

TIMESTAMP(12) precision IDAA support

TIMESTAMP(12) is not a supported data type yet by IDAA. That's why the query reference the timestamp column with greater than time precision 6 digits will *not* be offloaded.
about 7 years ago in Db2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS 0 Future consideration

[Security and Access Control] Multi-head - LSF submission user needs to have access to symphony GUI and view/control own jobs

LSF job submission user can use CLI to view/control own jobs, they need to have the same functionality to view/control own jobs from GUI.The currently RBAC does not meeting this requirement.
about 7 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Future Version 3 Not under consideration

Customer has several Enhancement for use cases with Analytic Server 2.0

Customer followed the steps as documented in the following link to configure Analytic server 2.0 with a Hive database. Here is the link onhow to configure data sources."
about 7 years ago in SPSS Modeler / SPSS Analytics Server 0 Not under consideration

db2stop quiecse for single partition

Be able to issue db2stop quiesce for a single partition server. Currently its for a single partition server only.... Rob Lemeiux
about 7 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration

Support Protegrity to encrypt data with Analytic Server 2.0

The customer is having issues with AS 2.0accessing Hive/HCatalog data. It appears they want to pull data fromHive/HCatalog. However, because they are using Protegrity to encryptthe data within Hive. Unfortunately, Analytic Server is not configured...
about 7 years ago in SPSS Modeler / SPSS Analytics Server 0 Not under consideration

Alternate load copy path

New option to specify an alternate load copy path during a load of a table.
about 7 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

Ability to deploy Cognos Custom Authentication Provider in a Web Container

JDA Common Infrastructure Services (CIS) provides common services that are used across JDA product suite. Security Services is one of the services for Authn and SSO. In order to use CIS APIs for validating credentials (provided by the user at the ...
about 7 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Not under consideration

INFORMIX Servers Management table Auto Repair Tool

Database management table of (systables, sysindexes, syscolumns, etc..) information is damaged,The repair to us function when the consistency has become not be maintained.
about 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

XMLQUERY Not working in the JOINS

Currently we need to use the XMLQUERY in our LEFT OUTER JOINS during view creation. The views are created with no error, While querying the view it fails with below error. An ON clause associated with a JOIN operator or in a MERGE statement is not...
about 7 years ago in Db2 / Analytical Functions 0 Not under consideration