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Db2 Big SQL

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Ability to stop runaway BigSQL query without access to OpenShift pods

Using Cloud Pak for Data as a service, one should be able to stop a runaway BigSQL query without access to OpenShift pods. Per IBM recommendation, we are using BigSQL to access parquet files stored in Cloud Object Storage. This is supported in Clo...
over 1 year ago in Db2 Big SQL 2 Future consideration

Customers need the Big SQL action for Oozie added back to BigInsights

BigInsights v3.x had a Big SQL action for Oozie. This action is not available in BigInsights v4.2. This is impacting customers' ability to upgrade from BigInsights v3 to BigInsights v4.2.
about 5 years ago in Db2 Big SQL 0 Not under consideration

Provide LOBS support for columns over 32kb

There is currently no LOBS support for columns over 32kb in BigSQL Hadoop tables. For column which size is over 32KB, there's a limitation on the DDL when creating the table (maximum size is 32672), hence whole data/string couldn't be retrieved wh...
7 months ago in Db2 Big SQL 0 Future consideration

BI 4.2 - Big SQL cannot create external hadoop table with Ranger policies

External Hadoop Tables + RWX permissions (in Ranger) + No DATAACCESS Privilege = Cannot create external tables It just works if you either provide DATAACCESS to a specific user or set HDFS ACLs to RWX. For example, assume that user USERX is grante...
over 4 years ago in Db2 Big SQL 1 Not under consideration

BigSQL installation using nonroot user needs /bin/bash permissions

For BigSQL v4.2 installation using a non root user such as ambariUser (for example), sudo /bin/bash is needed for this user.Clients is claiming s a security risk for them. They are requesting to remove this permission on installation process or a...
almost 5 years ago in Db2 Big SQL 0 Planned for future release

Echo predicate functinality for sub queries

Issue Statement: Echo predicate is not working properly to eliminate partition and query is taking longer time to completeFilter With Hard Coded date: Query completes in 2 secs , since it is directly hitting the July 31st partition a...
about 4 years ago in Db2 Big SQL 0 Future consideration

Improved Array Data Type Support in Big SQL

We'd like the ability to cast strings to arrays in Big SQL. We use Big SQL for data analysis and we use the built-in JSON support heavily. We're seeing an increase of array structures embedded in the JSON data, and would like to be able to use the...
over 5 years ago in Db2 Big SQL 0 Future consideration

QuickLink in Ambari for BigInisghts Home

In the Ambari Admin GUI QuickLinks can be used to go to specific component pages. Wouldn't it be possible to integrate such a quicklink for BigInisghts Home as well?
over 5 years ago in Db2 Big SQL 0 Not under consideration

Handle DECIMAL values with a precision greater than 31

Sprint's Hadoop/Hive environment supports DECIMAL values with precision > 31. To enable their users to use these columns in BigSQL, BigSQL needs to support this. (Salesforce case TS002907694)
about 2 years ago in Db2 Big SQL 0 Future consideration

BigSql Strengthening on node failure

BigSql is built upon db2 database but it thus miss a major architecture philosophy of Hadoop:" handle failure "If you launch a query and one of the designated worker node fails (hardware failure) then the request fails instead of being restarted o...
over 3 years ago in Db2 Big SQL 0 Future consideration