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Db2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS

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Downgrade or remove Warning messages like "IBM InfoSphere Data Replication adjusted the source data image to fit into the target column "

All IDAA messages are presented in the z/OS system log as DSNX881I messages. These messages have a Message ID & Severity. Many also have an embedded CHCxxxxxx message id. However, many messages get reported under Message ID 20, and these can ...
almost 3 years ago in Db2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Ability to join EBCDIC and UNICODE tables in IDAA

We have a lot of EBCDIC and UNICODE tables in production, and in many cases those tables would have to be joined to execute our operational analytic workloads on IDAA. Altering the objects to make it work is an option since many of those tables ar...
over 8 years ago in Db2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS 0 Future consideration

ADMIN ACCELERATOR RESTORE Command availability

We are in the process of migrating home grown Accel administation processes for adding, loading, enabling, disabling, archiving and restoring tables to use the Admin Tool ADMIN ACCELERATOR command interface. The provided functionality looks great....
5 months ago in Db2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS 0 Under review

Add option "Clean-up capture agent catalog" to accelerator v7 like it was in v5

In V7, there is not such a feature available for now. The only option toclean up capture agent would be manual cleanup with CDC tool via supportteam, but it would only happen if the system has really become slow and there was a high amount of tabl...
about 4 years ago in Db2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Cognos Analytics fully integrated with IDAA - RAND function

There is a query generated automatically from COGNOS that gets the following error on IDAA: THE STATEMENT CANNOT BE EXECUTED BY DB2 OR IN THE ACCELERATOR (REASON 11). SQLCODE=-4742, SQLSTATE=560D5 The error is for the RAND function that is created...
10 months ago in Db2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

support LOB in IBM DB2 Analytics Analyzer for z/OS - IDAA

Rabobank had used his clobs in a varchar. When the inline CLob became available they converted their varchar to inline LOB. Now with the IDAA available they should move back to the varchar. Instead of IDAA supporting the LOBs.They want the IDAA su...
over 7 years ago in Db2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Changing Distributed Keys

In de new IDAA it took more than 6 days to change distributed keys, and then we cancelled the proces..it would be nice, that this proces can finish in max load time, in our case 33 hours. Why we need it , it could be in the future needed to change...
about 3 years ago in Db2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS 1 Future consideration

Simple way to check consistency between DB2 and IDAA

When implementing data replication we found a number of tables showing different number of rows in DB2 and on IDAA (2 IDAAs installed with replication). To verify this we did as follows:- Disable table for acceleration in IDAA1- Run SPUFI with SEL...
over 7 years ago in Db2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Splitting Software Update package upload and pre-check steps

When doing Software Upgrade, ie. when pressing the "transfer" button in Datastudio, idaa server runs a list of 5 steps. The first step is the transfer of upgrade package of 20+GB. This could take long if the package does not locate on USS (some cu...
5 months ago in Db2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS 0 Under review

Lack of XML support in IDAA

Tables with XML are supported, but the XML columns themselves are not supported by IDAA
over 9 years ago in Db2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS 0 Future consideration