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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 10, 2014

Evolution de Rational Data Studio

Demande d'?volution de Data Studio

Situation actuelle :
la liste catalogue affich?e lors de l'?tablissement d'une nouvelle connection propose :
un choix "Tous" : restituant l'ensemble des sch?mas de la base de donn?es (que le user dispose de droits sur les objets de l'instance, ou non)
un choix "utilisateur" : restituant l'ensemble les sch?mas de la base pour lesquels le user est propri?taire

Objectif : ajouter un nouveau choix ? la liste catalogue lors de l'?tablissement d'une connection ? une base Oracle.
Ce nouveau choix (par exemple "avec droits") limitera la restitution des users / schema uniquement lorsque le user ?tablissant la connection dispose de droits sur les objets Oracle (via usage de ROLE ou grant direct) - qu'il soit proprietaire ou non. les sch?mas pour lesquels le user ne dispose d'aucun droits ne seront pas restitu?s.
Proposition : collecter les sch?mas ? restituer ? partir d'une requ?te de type select distinct owner from all_objects
Les sch?mas retourn?s sont ceux sur lesquels le user dispose de droits sur les objets (tout type : tables, vues, sequences, synonymes, ...)

Use Case:

cf voir PMR

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Sep 14, 2015

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Programming Languages
    Product - Developer for Power Systems

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Rational
    Product family - Design & development
    Product - Developer for Power Systems

  • Guest
    Sep 12, 2014

    RFE 44743 is currently rejected and our customer is asking for reconsideration. To complement the information he performed the following cost analysis :

    Today, each time a connection is created, DS asks to define the scope of Oracle objects visibility with 1 setting 'catalog' than can acccept either "all" (all objects are visible, wheter the user has rights or not on these objects) or "user" value (only objects owned by the user are visible).

    At AG2R LA MONDIALE, no connection to databases is established through users owning objects. The connections are established through "front users" who do not own any object, and for which "grant role" has been applied.

    The consequence of this is that, :

    - 'all' choice is exposing all objects, including the one for which front users have no right, so too much information is provided here without any value, as it's not usable
    - 'user' choice is not usable as front users do not own any object

    So the current workaround, as DS does not propose to use the 'role' mechanisms Oracle provide in standard (which is design choice which every DBA consider as irrelevant as it's a common standard), consists in selectioning 'all' option and filter each schema (70 filters to be setup one by one).

    The workload for this is estimated like this :
    - adapt template worskpace to modify filters : 8 hours
    - package and deploy workspace : 16 hours
    - on each workstation, modify workspace : 2 hours, to be repeated on 15 stations

    So a total workload of 56 hours for each change.

    Yearly, 6 changes are performed, representing an additional cost of 336 hours, that can be evaluated to about $22K $/ year

    Considering the significant cost related to this work around, AG2R LA MONDIALE, IBM reference for Rational, is asking for reconsideration of this RFE.

  • Guest
    Mar 30, 2014

    Thank you for submitting the RFE. We have determined that the RFEs should be assigned to the IBM Data Studio team. Unfortunately IBM Data Studio is not on the RFE Community although we recommend you contact tech support for IBM Data Studio to submit the RFE.

  • Guest
    Mar 17, 2014

    This RFE is consistent with our strategy and product roadmap and IBM is continuing to evaluate.