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Output errno to job log

DataStage job finished with a warning message "cannot open file &PH&" on the customer's system, so we investigated to the cause of the error, however we couldn't determine the root cause because of the lack of information. Errno helps us t...
over 5 years ago in DataStage 0 Not under consideration

truncate fail for lines with "à" character

We like to truncate to 25 character dats in a field to avoid rejected line due to field size in the destination field. Truncate to 25 characters fails when a "à" character is in the filed : it truncate to 27 characters... Why is it trucate to 27 ...
over 5 years ago in DataStage 1 Not under consideration

Indisponibilidade Datastage 9.1.2 momentânea e inesperada

Indisponibilidade na camada engine(Datastage engine, sem motivos aparentes, efetuamos o start do produto sem problemas.Não encontramos log que evidenciasse o porque do stop do componente engine.Onde nós localizamos a log que referência...
over 5 years ago in DataStage 1 Not under consideration

Datastage version 11.3 clients tier compatibility with windows 2016

Hi team , In our environment we currently have Datastage version 8.7 and Datastage version 11.3 installed . The clients for both of these version are installed on a windows server with version 2008. Now these 2008 windows version servers have reac...
about 5 years ago in DataStage 0 Not under consideration

Adding Counterexamples to intents

Sometimes I wish I can include counterexamples to intents so that they don't get triggered. For example, I have a make a payment intent, but that is being triggered when the customer says ''I don't want to pay my bill, I want to do this"
over 4 years ago in Watson Assistant 1 Functionality already exists

Generating C&DS Metadata Reports or Querying The Metadata

PMR Background:We are in the process of generating reports to extract streams, DB, Tables and respective Attribute information from C&DS metadata (DB - oracle 12C). This will help to come up with some impact analysis for the changes that happe...
about 6 years ago in SPSS Modeler / SPSS CNDS 0 Not under consideration

CARMA Association

Our team is working on product Association. We wish to see all the possible association between product. We are using CARMA node with as minimal support 0 and minimal confidence 1%.The minimal value of the parameter are hard coded so we can't take...
over 8 years ago in SPSS Modeler / SPSS Modeler 0 Not under consideration

Windows authentication when the driver is on Linux

Modeler Server installed on Linux Connect Modeler Client to the Modeler Server Use a Database Source node to connect to SQL Server This means the ODBC data source is setup on the Modeler Server SQL Server is installed on Windows When you run the s...
about 8 years ago in SPSS Modeler / SPSS Modeler 0 Not under consideration

Allow application of parameters from one time series to another series

IBM Services is working with a client and wants to implement something in Predictive Maintenance and Quality that requires being able to take model coefficient values from a model fitted to a series and use thos to create forecasts for a differenc...
almost 8 years ago in SPSS Modeler / SPSS Modeler 0 Functionality already exists

Instability in the predictor importance results working with small sample data.

The client is using Modeler's Linear Regression node. A model is fitted with three predictors. The predictor importance results are essentially the opposite of what the client expects based on the standardized regression coefficients The algorithm...
almost 8 years ago in SPSS Modeler / SPSS Modeler 0 Is a defect