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Netezza Performance Server

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Logs Collection for Support

Having an easy way to collect logs on the Concerto for troubleshooting without logging on to the pods would be beneficial. Maybe having some basic options on webconsole would help.
about 2 years ago in Netezza Performance Server 0 Future consideration

Enhanced host monitoring

On previous generation MAKO20 system, we were able to monitor the HOST machine resources (CPU, MEMORY, FABRIC, DISK) by using NZ_SYSUTIL_HISTORY table provided out of the box. On new generation of the system (IPS), we can still do it, but the HOST...
over 2 years ago in Netezza Performance Server 0 Future consideration

Ability to specify NetBackup Copy Number on nzrestore operations

With multiple CP4D appliances, and multiple NetBackup Media Server Clusters, it would be beneficial to be able to specify the NetBackup Copy Number on nzrestore operations to match that of the most local NetBackup copy. For instance, CP4D applianc...
over 2 years ago in Netezza Performance Server 0 Future consideration

Dropdata(-dropdata) Support for backup

In netezza, we have a good backup performance indicator in '-dropdata' option, which indicates how fast we can backup, without writing to filesystem. Having such performance indicator in Concerto will help to isolate issues for backup performance ...
about 2 years ago in Netezza Performance Server 0 Future consideration

nmon for IPS host monitoring

We don't have any monitoring capability like nmon at the database host level in the IPS.If we want to install, we need to get exceptions from the security team since it is not available on FixCentral. Even then, there is no guarantee it will persi...
over 2 years ago in Netezza Performance Server 2 Future consideration

Replace NZPLSQL wrappers for INZA ML related procedures by Python (or others)

ML (related) routines are called using NZPLSQL procedures. The associated overhead is relatively large. Replacing them by Python (or others) would provide more throughput running small (tactical) scorings.
almost 2 years ago in Netezza Performance Server 0 Future consideration

Dynamic history configuration

To switch current history configurations one has to restart NPS system which takes a large amount of time on big systems.
almost 2 years ago in Netezza Performance Server 1 Future consideration

Kerberos / SSL conflict

When Kerberos is enabled for users it blocks the usage of SSL for users that have local authentication. This is a bug that should be fixed but IBM persists this is working as designed so placing this here as an enhancement request. Enabling kerber...
9 months ago in Netezza Performance Server 2 Future consideration

Data traffic encryption

When kerberos authentication is enabled there is no way to have data traffic encrypted. Despite the fact that kerberos has that functionality IBM isn't taking advantage of it. Data traffic encryption is a security standard for years so this should...
9 months ago in Netezza Performance Server 1 Future consideration

easy-to-use NPS Client application like as Aginity Workbench

It would be helpful to provide customers with easy-to-use NPS Client application like as Aginity Workbench, which was withdraw. This application should have the following features: Generating DDL scripts for database objects View / edit comments f...
over 1 year ago in Netezza Performance Server 0 Future consideration