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Add SET CURRENT QUERY ACCELERATION WAITFORDATA setting into Profile Table in Db2 for z/OS

When Waitfordata setting is required for HTAP queries in IDAA for dynamic SQLs, waitfordata should be defined either in zPARM or as a register setting in application before the SQL statement which requires application change. It would be better to...
about 2 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Functionality already exists

Delete functionality in the import specifications in Controller Web

It would be useful to have the delete functionality in the import specifications of Controller Web, similar as it is available in Controller Client.
about 2 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 2 Functionality already exists

The ability to apply the DB2 Connect Unlimited Licence directly on zOS

It would be useful for DB2 sysprogs to be able to apply the DB2 Connect Unlimited Licence to a database natively on zOS without the need to install the runtime client and run the db2connectactivate utility.
about 2 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Functionality already exists

An environmental variable that sets the database to use "Enforced" as a default for constraints.

For some shops, constraints are always created as "Enforced". This used to be the default behavior, but the default behavior was changed to "Not Enforced" in Db2 V11.Creating an environmental variable would allow the teams to choose the default be...
about 2 months ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 2 Functionality already exists

Self-signed certificate or no certificate for compute nodes

This is for Sym 7.3.1 or later versions. We need to have TLS enabled for all the communications in order to run Symphony in AWS securely. All the management nodes and masters will have a proper signed certificate. Communications to mgmt nodes and ...
3 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3 1 Functionality already exists

Make multiple DDL changes transactional

Why is it useful? When complex changes are made in DDL and one of the changes fails, it can get pretty hard to revert the issue. Who would benefit from it? Implementing this idea would tremendously help database administrators. How should it work?...
4 months ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 2 Functionality already exists

Hi, any option to add to profiling stats quartiles and percentiles, density, selectivity, sequence

I have some customer's request to provide additional statistics as result of profiling with: quartiles , percentiles, density, selectivity, sequence
4 months ago in Knowledge Catalog 1 Functionality already exists

Telemetry for LSF scheduler performance

LSF struggles in large farms with many running pending jobs and thousands of users in fairshare tree. LSF's struggle with heavy query activity is well documented. It would be great if LSF can provide telemetry on its own performance and what speci...
4 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 2 Functionality already exists

Searching for data assets using synonyms

Suppose you assign only one representative business term to a data asset, and you have set up multiple synonyms for that business term. In this case, it would be useful to be able to search data assets for synonymous terms as well. If this cou...
5 months ago in Knowledge Catalog 2 Functionality already exists

lsf proxyd logging in log file

From the documentations, it seems LSF proxyd is currently showing its logs from perfmon view style of command and this RFE is to enable lsf proxyd logging same as other daemons are logging currently. e.g. mbatchd.log, mbschd.log.. similarly we sho...
5 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 1 Functionality already exists