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Remove requirement for 2 image copies when using HPSS since bank can rely upon load files.

Actually, to move TS partition to IDAA using HPSS is required to have at least 2 image copies but we want to have option to ignore this requirement, in some cases we want just rely upon load files.
over 7 years ago in Db2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS 0 Not under consideration

Compression of Primary Key Indexes with Version 10.1 FP 5

While doing some testing with, we noticed that when you create a table compressed, that ALL indexes automatically get compressed. We found out that we have the ability to specify "normal" indexes without compression, but you can not have an uncomp...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 1 Not under consideration

Cafe - Missing Sort Option in Selection on Dimension Window

I am unable to sort elements Ascending or Descending in Cafe with a single button. I have to manually move each element to my desired view. This is very inefficient and could cause a significant productivity decrease with the end-user.
over 7 years ago in Planning Analytics 0 Not under consideration

Support for different MTU size between SD/SSM and Compute hosts in Platform Symphony

We would like to see Platform Symphony support different network MTU size such as 1500 and 9000 on different Symphony servers so SD/SSM can be at 1550 MTU and compute nodes can run at 9000 MTU and vice-versa. Basically we want Platform Symphony to...
over 7 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.1 2 Not under consideration

Take or session timeout defined on client site

Currently, user can only set take timout in application profile under method “onInvoke” in “Error Handling” Section . We request to flexiblly control the timeout for session or task at client side via API
over 7 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 6.1.1 2 Not under consideration

Datastage 11.3 the connection from WAS to Engine ASBAgent is not made right after restart

We just upgraded to We shut down WAS and Engine tiers for backup nightly. After restart, our first web service call always fails. It appears the connection from WAS to Engine ASBAgent is not made right after restart. but only right after...
over 7 years ago in DataStage 0 Not under consideration

Gains Table - Response Performance by N-TIle

A gains table reporting decile/n-tile/percentile performance is a standard report for most marketing people to review overall model performance and lift by decile. While you can manually force creation of this table (Using jitter to break ties), m...
over 7 years ago in SPSS Modeler / SPSS Modeler 0 Not under consideration

Active Directory Certified (Information Server)

make your product active directory certified in relation to the SQL userid assignment for the products database connection at the app server layer as opposed to current situation of only supporting SQL Server local userid's. Also against our secur...
over 7 years ago in DataStage 1 Not under consideration


SPSS Modeler must enable authentication on nodes Source/Export through the concept of "AuthDomain", thus, users should be able toauthenticate to the database by indicating a parameter of type " Server = ?????", so you do not need to provide userna...
over 7 years ago in SPSS Modeler / SPSS Modeler 0 Not under consideration

DB2 Load utility performance is very slow with the large bufferpool size

System: e-tax systemActor: User feels a bad performance of DB2 load utility DB2 V10.5 is a commonly used product that provides electric tax system.
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 Not under consideration