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datastage : "Server side" Templates.

Extend the job template possibility: give the possibility to a company to define job templates for all the developers (it is only possible to create job templates at client level: it means that each developer have to define his templates)
almost 7 years ago in DataStage 0 Not under consideration

Partial indexes or functional index updates

We would like functional/partial indexes, that is indexes that include a where clause. Currently when there is an index that includes a condition we have to put the condition as part of a field (NAME_IS_BLANK) and then include that conditional fie...
about 7 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Informix systabauth table reached maximum space and is at 98%

SYSAUTHD table is at 98% and we want to free up space
about 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Not under consideration

Allow regression parameters to be entered in scientific format through GUI dialog box

When performing nonlinear regression (and possibly elsewhere) it is currently only possible to enter initial parameter estimates in the range -99999 to 999999. If a starting value outside this range is desired, it must be entered by editing the sy...
about 7 years ago in SPSS Statistics 0 Not under consideration

Support for dynamically deriving/substituting database schema for UDF calls

The requested features allows to dynamically invoke UDFs (User Defined Functions) within the data source as part of expressions where prefixing of schema is necessary on the db server.
about 7 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Not under consideration

Support "=" in task ResourcePreference

Allow customer to specify a resource requirement string like "intexnode=1" in task ResourcePreference class
about 7 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.1 3 Not under consideration

Test and provide documentation on using Vertica native load balancer for PA 9.1.4

The IPVS load balancer is not supported for Vertica 7.2.3 which is embedded in PA 9.1.4, only the Vertica native load balancer. In some cases we have seen high loads on the Vertica database which has stopped the spread daemon on a node and occasio...
about 7 years ago in Spectrum LSF 2 Not under consideration

IIS DATASTAGE - AMAZON S3 Stage enhancement

Request is for 2 folds all in the AMAZON S3 stage 1. Enable the stage to support proxy settings 2. Server side encryption does not allow Client's to put their server side encryption id as part of their key management system policy in their buckets
about 7 years ago in Connectivity 1 Not under consideration

Temporal Logical Transactions - code transparency

Temporal support for system time is being enhanced in DB2 12 to support logical transactions. However the implementation chosen requires that applications that will explore this feature is being recoded.
about 7 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Not under consideration

Text output line functionality in SPSS version 23 and later when using Macros

After being in contact with your technical support it turns out that in previous versions -- eg, Statistics 21.0 -- the text output line was produced with each and every procedure when using a Macro function. In Statistics version 23 and 24, this ...
about 7 years ago in SPSS Statistics 0 Not under consideration