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DB2 12 Support for SPSS 18.5

My client, diamond account in Turkiye and one of the greatest banks, is using DB2 12 which has EOS date at the end of 2025. However, they are unable to use it with SPSS 18.5 as DB2 12 is not supported. They are unable to create critical reports us...
3 days ago in SPSS Modeler / SPSS Modeler 0 Future consideration

Fix the Python Extension Input node in 18.5

Modeler 18.5 The new option for writing native Python code (pandas-like) in Extension nodes is incomplete because the Extension Input node does not allow assigning a dataframe for the data; instead, you must use the Extension Input node solely fo...
20 days ago in SPSS Modeler / SPSS Modeler 0 Future consideration

JDBC Gateway import uses /tmp

On JGate the export and Import of Personal Data and Repositories and JDBC Library is an activity that needs to be done for several reasons. When importing the file a fileuplaod* directory is created in tmp, this has caused space short...
24 days ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1 Future consideration

Hardcoded Credentials and key Disclosed in properties files

Hi Team, We got AppSec observation as given below. We have raised the PMR as well but not able to fixed it. PMR No: TS012417843 Requesting you kindly review below points and provide fixes for the same. PFA for your refernce. Obervation: During the...
28 days ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Future consideration

Have the ability of changing resource definition credentials programmatically instead of through the Deployment Manager Client

This would allow admins to change the spss resource definition passwords using automation, rotating them more frequently and making the accounts used in the application more secure.
about 2 months ago in SPSS Modeler / SPSS CNDS 0 Future consideration

Make custum attribute mandatory

Capability to add an error message on Governance artefacts data entry for mandatory attribute when information is not filled. (custum attribute mandatory if not filled > message)
2 months ago in Knowledge Catalog 1 Future consideration

ObjectStar to Java code conversion

My customer has a bunch of ObjectStar code running a key business system and wants to migrate that to Java and DB2.
2 months ago in watsonx Code Assistant Ideas / watsonx Code Assistant for Z 0 Future consideration

List port being used by SQL statement/user-ID

Currently, it is difficult to find the port number that a SQL statement or user-ID is using. Sure we can get from SMF or some other way but that is cumbersome and takes time for batch processing of the data. If CQM could show the data we could see...
2 months ago in Db2 Query Monitor for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Whenever you offer 'Export to PDF' allow also export to csv (or some other computer-readable format)

PDF is fine as a document of its own, for sharing/documenting as a static copy. However, if we would try to further refine the info and join it with something else, then pdf is useless. Trying to extract same info from reporting database would be ...
2 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Future consideration

Enhanced recovery performance improvement

We encountered significant recovery performance issues (recovery time increasing exponentially as the number of objects rises) and the analysis in a Case showed that this was due to enhanced recovery’s non target index serialization (our backups a...
2 months ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 1 Future consideration