IBM Data and AI Ideas Portal for Customers


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We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

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Post ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted and upvote them if they matter to you,

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Status Future consideration
Workspace DataStage
Created by Guest
Created on Jan 19, 2017

Information Service Director Maintenance mode

I have multiple Information Server engine tiers. I have enabled load balancing from the ISD console to take advantage of the engines. I need a way to gracefully stop one engine for maintenance, such that the in-flight transaction is processed, and still continue to process requests on the engine that is still running. The goal is to be able to stop the engine for maintenance which can vary from installing patches to updating USAC reference databases. Currently I can set the minimum number of jobs to 0 but I am prohibited from setting the maximum number of jobs to less than 1. Need to be able to stop the jobs on one server to allow maintenance while the other server(s) actively process the request.