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This portal is to open public enhancement requests against products and services offered by the IBM Data & AI organization. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (

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Status Not under consideration
Workspace Cognos Analytics
Created by Guest
Created on Mar 9, 2022

More control over local processing

More control over where to process which part of a report: on database or local, make visible when the report is being processed locally (after run, on development).

Alternative: Locally processed report runs must be more stable and reliable:

a) Stability of query service (handling of "Overloaded State" is bad, subsequent report runs often fail, because "Overloaded State" cannot be "fixed" within a certain amount of time). This is not a resource problem.

b) Wrong results when processing locally (various support cases)

Needed By Yesterday (Let's go already!)

Improve handling of Query Service "Overloaded State"

Improve QueryService handling of memory intensive report runs, esp. those with local processing. Currently the QueryService gets into an "Overloaded state" and all subsequent report runs fail if they cannot be automatically restarted (max. 3 times...
over 1 year ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Needs more information