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IBM Data and AI Ideas Portal for Customers

This portal is to open public enhancement requests against products and services offered by the IBM Data & AI organization. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (

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Data Table - Complex Aggregation

We rely heavily on calculated percentages / rates that are embedded within our framework modeler packages, both relational and DMR. Many of these calculations require complex aggregation that entails the percentage / rate (such as return on sales ...
about 1 month ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Hyperlink items in dashboard

We often generate lists with detailed information in external systems. in a report we are able to make a list with hyperlink items. However, in a dashboard, such a hyperlink for a list is currently not available img1: hyperlink item in a report im...
about 1 month ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 0 Submitted

PAW - Users & Groups Configuration

Problem: We don't manage our users and groups from the section under Users and Groups in the Administration panel in PAW automatically. We know that the Users tab is filled automatically when the users log in and there is no need for manual man...
about 1 month ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Availability of Default Setting before running the first enrichment

Currently the "Default Setting" is only available after completing the 1st Metadata Enrichment, now we request for Availability of Default Setting before running the first enrichment.
about 1 month ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Planned for future release

DB2 for zOS correlated column behavior

Problem statement - unqualified column name interpreted as correlated reference. As per example below: DELETE FROM SYSADM.T1 WHERE COL3 IN (SELECT COL3 FROM SYSADM.T2)--> DSNT404I SQLCODE = 012, WARNING: THE UNQUALIFIED COLUMN NAME COL3 WAS INT...
about 1 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

TLS encryption for IBM InfoSphere Data Replication Event Server

We do have a requirement to have TLS encryption to and from Linux replication engines with Access & Event Server versions. We're able to do the encryptions in IIDR Access Server but from Access Server unable to connect IIDR Event server as its...
about 1 month ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Under review

support installing primary host in silent mode

When moving Symphony clusters to AWS/Azure, not allowing to install primary host(first one) in a silent mode such as Windows bat script is really unfriendly to us. And brough us lots of inconvenience and extra work. Can you make it happen in 7.3 a...
about 1 month ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3 0 Future consideration

CDC Management Console Monitor Role Should be Able to Signon to Datastores

We would like to give the CDC Management Console and the Monitor role to an application support group. Our CDC does data replication from z/OS Db2 to Oracle. The support group would then be able to monitor, among other tasks, table refreshes and t...
about 1 month ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Under review

Dynamic Statement Cache should have information from the field ClientInfo

We use JPA to generate Dynamic SQL in Db2 z/OS. The application ID i sent in the field ClientInfo which helps us to identify the processing. SMF records, Omegamon, Query Monitor and other products contain this information, but not the Dynamic Stat...
about 1 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Detect corrupted pointers in the free chain and avoid referencing them

We are currently using a USERMOD which detects corrupted pointers in the free chain before referencing them and, if detected, automatically truncates the free chain to avoid referencing bad addresses. If this can be generalized and implemented wit...
about 1 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Under review