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API to automate webcrawl in Watson Discovery

Please make an API available in Discovery v2 where you specify a web crawl configuration with URLs programmatically. Defining the maximum links is good but how can i be sure if crawls all the sites that i want it to.
4 days ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Submitted

Undo autogroup from table in dashboard

When using a table on the dashboard, it is automatically grouped. I wish there was an option to turn it off
4 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Visualizations (including maps) 0 Submitted

Resolve issue where DB2 has an issue with invalid MDSNxx Class profiles created in RACF

IBM Please read the case TS013914362. In summary DB2 created dumps/abends when the RACF administrator deleted permissions to some incorrectly formatted profiles in one of the MDSNxx classes. When the administrator performed the permit delete and i...
9 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Under review

CP4D Cartridge for ESRI ArcGIS Enterprise

Allow CP4D bi-directional access and connectivity to a full-fledged geographic information system (GIS) embedded as part of our data fabric and AI offerings. ESRI, who is the predominate GIS vendor, introduced a containerized flavor of their ArcGI...
2 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 2 Submitted

For the -12.. Conversion errors, please specify the column name.

It is quite hard to find the column that contains a wrong value in update/inserts statements with many columns in case of such an error message. For other errors the column name is in the sqlca structure. Why is it missing for the conversion error...
9 days ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 0 Submitted

Native connector for Yellowbrick bulk transactions

A native bulk loader connector for Yellowbrick would help our customers to improve the performance of the ETL processes that need to move large amounts of data to and from the Yellowbrick Data Warehouse. This connector should work like the nzload ...
23 days ago in Connectivity 2 Needs more information

Create a Data Asset node with read method 'Select statement' (without the need to select a schema and table at first)

In order to create a Data Asset node with a select statement, you currently need to perform these steps: create new Data Asset node – select connection – select schema – select table – change read method from 'General' to 'Select statement' – ente...
9 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / SPSS Modeler 0 Submitted

Db2 type connection to support user specific connection hook parameters

Our Db2 database requires additional user specific parameters for a connection.Format: jdbc:db2://<<server>>:<<port>>/<<database>>:clientApplicationInformation=<<xxxxx>>;clientAccountingInformation=&...
10 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Studio 0 Submitted

Integrate RACF into ADMIN tool

Would be nice to have for 'DB2 under RACF'-sites that we can see on a object which auth RACF Profile rule is used. And see who/groups are on this profile. And give an message if you dont have auth to see this (in RACF organised)
about 1 month ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 2 Future consideration

Allow audit reporting to contain "re-run" statistics

If a job is scheduled to run multiple times throughout the day, and fails on one of the runs, most people go in and re-run the job. Currently, in the administration panel you can go into the details on the failed job, and check to see if the re-ru...
4 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Submitted