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Access all synonyms for an entity

It would be very helpful if you could access all synonyms that are defined for an entity. For example, when you could build a list of synonyms and access them with something like @Details.synonym(3) - to access synonym number 3 for entity "Details":
almost 4 years ago in Watson Assistant 0 Submitted

Add Finnish and Swedish support

Please, add Finnish and/or Swedish support for your NLU services.
almost 4 years ago in Natural Language Understanding (NLU) 0 Planned for future release

DB2 to add support for Oracle equivalent UTL_RAW package methods.

Oracle provided UTL_RAW to do bit calculation and comparison. After setting DB2 COMPATIBILITY VECTOR for ORA also we don't have any support for these packages in DB2. Oracle's UTL_RAW functions e.g. BIT_AND does not have any limitation on input RA...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Analytical Functions 1 Not under consideration

sqldbdir & sqlnodir owned by regular user / Security exposure (RIMS)

PMR 44825,035,649 db2icrt creates a directory ~/sqllib with 775 permissions for a new instance. It does not 'bother' to intially create directories ~/sqllib/sqldbdir, ~/sqllib/sqlnodir and ~/sqllib/sqlgwdir. If dbm cfg is updated with a group for ...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Security 0 Not under consideration

Event Monitor Support for XA(RIMS)

State Farm has found the current Event Monitor doesnt produce reliable results and the lab has confirmed that this is true. In a future release they would want the Event Monitor to work with XA transactions without any restrictions and be able to ...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring 0 Not under consideration

Online ALTER TABLE ability to rename column; change nullability; drop col.; etc.(RIMS)

Customer wants ALTER TABLE to be more robust. Specifically, the ability to rename a table's column, drop a column, change nullibility and other unsupported attributes. � To accomplish this now the table must be recreated and repopulated, which i...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Analytical Functions 0 Not under consideration

Unicode Data type(RIMS)

Customer's model so far has been to minimize their deployment of unicode databases (it has to do with complexity and db2 skilling), so for cases where they require some columns of unicode data, they want a built-in DB2 datatype to support this. Fo...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Analytical Functions 0 Not under consideration

VARRAY datatype that could also be used in queries (joins; in-lists).(RIMS)

Oracle's VARRAY datatype.
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Analytical Functions 0 Not under consideration

Keep a row count in the table statistics(RIMS)

Keep a row count in the table statistics like redbrick does. Select count(*) shouldnt take 15 minutes no matter how big the table is And that is 15 minutes and still running And there should be an aliasing mechanism in place where a select count w...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Analytical Functions 1 Not under consideration

VARCHAR_FORMAT/TO_CHAR function does not support timestamp formatting using brackets(RIMS)

PMR 28054,020,649 Customer is moving from Oracle to DB2 and under their Oracle applications they are using the TO_CHAR function. That function works in DB2 under the name of VARCHAR_FORMAT or TO_CHAR. The following TO_CHAR function is not working ...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Not under consideration