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This idea is to request 32-bit sec_ego_sspikrb.dll in order to test Kerberos 32-bit Windows client. The current Symphony version only supports 64-bit Kerberos Windows client

This idea is to request 32-bit sec_ego_sspikrb.dll in order to test Kerberos 32-bit Windows client. The current Symphony version only supports 64-bit Kerberos Windows client
about 13 hours ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3.2 0 Submitted

REST API endpoint for performance optimized writeback with arrow format

With more and more TM1 implementations happening in the cloud, we see more data loads using REST API / TM1py instead of Turbo Integrator. When using TM1py or the REST API, the best performance you can accomplish right now is to be on par with Turb...
about 14 hours ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Logical Files in QPFRDATA should be secured with AUTL QPMCCDATA

Hi, on IBMi Collection services you have several file in QPFRDATA. Mostly all PF are secured with the AUTL QPMCCDATA. There are also some LF like: QAPMJOBL, QAPMSYSL, and QAPMPOOLL which are secured by AUTL: *NONE. Normally we add our user to the ...
about 16 hours ago in Db2 / Monitoring 0 Submitted

Provide incremental progress messages through a DB2 group restart

During a recent DR activity our Db2 had issues during group recovery and it was challenging to determine at what point Db2 had gone as far as it could before requiring the other member to be restarted to resolve any locks RC00C200EB . The MSTR log...
1 day ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Submitted

Customers would benefit if ZAI/Spark residual directory and temporary file cleanup process go after the directory specified in TMPDIR environment variable instead of arbitrarily going to $ZAIHOME/tmp directory.

Our installation ran into an issue with the temprary files created by ZAI filling up /tmp directory. All users of ZAI would benefit from this flexibility to specify our own location in TMPDIR environment variable for the cleanup process.
1 day ago in Db2 AI for z/OS 0 Submitted

Gather performance statistics for DB2 Stored procedures (of various types)

We have many thousands of stored procedures in several Datasharing groups. If we identify one that may be unused, before we remove it, we want to research and ensure that it is not used anywhere. We want to search a database for instances of this ...
1 day ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Submitted

Add the capability to write timestamp in a parquet file in the new format of Proleptic Gregorian calendar through Azure Data Lake storage connector

We use Azure DataLake storage connector to generate Parquet files in Azure data lake. Then on the azure end, MS ADF is used to load the parquet files to Azure Synapse. If we enable the use of Staging in ADF Mapping Data Flow on the Azure end, the ...
1 day ago in Information Server 0 Submitted

Support for Linux ARM

We need a build for Linux ARM64. Preferably redhat enterprise 8. We're aiming our software for the ARM architecture and CPLEX for ARM is currently only available on OSX, but not for Linux. This is blocking us.

Allow the addition of new components during the upgrade process.

At present, upgrading Cognos Analytics reads the currently installed components from the cmplst.txt file, and only upgrades those components. It is not possible to add any additional or new components (for example, Image Service) during an upgrade...
3 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Install and config 1 Future consideration

Load file which can be used in LOAD RESUME YES for REDO records

When generating REDO SQLs for a transaction recovery scenario an option to generate a load file (to be used in LOAD RESUME YES) containing the REDO record will be nice to have where there were a lot of records to apply say millions and the users u...
4 days ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 0 Under review