Skip to Main Content
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 (

Shape the future of IBM!

We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

Search existing ideas

Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,

Post your ideas

Post ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted and upvote them if they matter to you,

  1. Post an idea

  2. Upvote ideas that matter most to you

  3. Get feedback from the IBM team to refine your idea

Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM. - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.

IBM Employees should enter Ideas at



Showing 45

DB2 PureScale to Support Oversubscription of Storage in IBM Flash System

The IBM Flash System (FS7300) does such as good job at real time data compression that I am achieving almost 5:1 compression on one of my environments (31TB Written = 6.4TB Physically consumed). So, while it has 80% of the storage allocated to IBM...
4 months ago in Db2 / pureScale 0 Submitted

Since customers' environment needs to stay updated please make the Db2 pureScale for AIX 7.3 TL01 and TL02 certified for Power System 10. We just certified the "AIX 7.3 TL00 SP1 or higher".

It is useful to avoid security breach and avoid OS known bugs.
8 months ago in Db2 / pureScale 0 Not under consideration

Future Function (eg EFA) Availability about Db2 pS on AWS

Escalation for future function availability by Aug-2024: 1. Support AWS EFA as pureScale private networking (CF communication) 2. Support AWS io2be(Block Express) as Storage device
8 months ago in Db2 / pureScale 0

Purescale performance with the MTU 1500 vs 9000 threshold on newer adapters

Our network team went through a large upgrade ofthe network switches. They ran into issues with the Purescale product and the supported components: At what point will IBM support an MTU of 9000 if indeed PureScale is indeed layed out for the long ...
about 1 year ago in Db2 / pureScale 0 Not under consideration

Improved functionality for tablespace fast pre-allocation

My customer is experiencing huge performance problems due to Tablespace Pre-allocation (DB2_USE_FAST_PREALLOCATION).At this time, IOCP Timeout occurs in Db2 and many tossbuffers occur in GPFS.This customer has been struggling with this problem for...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / pureScale 6 Future consideration

Db2 PureScale Spectrum Scale Package (GPFS) should include performance sensor and collector package

Dear IBM, in the Spectrum Scale distribution bundled with DB2 pureScale, the binary of mmperfmon is included but the packages for the required sensors and collectors are missing. mmperfmon is needed to identify possible performance bottlenecks wit...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / pureScale 1 Future consideration

Add microseconds to the Db2 pureScale log timestamp to match what Db2 z/OS is doing today.

We require accurate microseconds from the Db2 pureScale log in order to process our CDC messages via infosphere. Currently LUW logs only go to the second and stop. We currently use Db2 z/OS across a 3 member data sharing group. We have CDC turned...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 / pureScale 1 Not under consideration

Online Change of CF_MEM_SZ should be online

It's not possible to change CF_MEM_SZ without stopping DB2 pureScale instance. If you want to add a database or increase memory usage to improve performance, it's not possible without downtime. pureScale should be highly available, but it's not wi...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / pureScale 0 Future consideration

Decreasing CF memory is slow

While working with PureScale, there may be a need to create room for new DB in the system. Once this happens we need to reconfigure CF memory, while keeping system up and running. We are concerned regarding CF_MEM_SZ , CF_GBP_SZ and CF_DB_MEM_SZ, ...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / pureScale 0 Future consideration

Please add feature to have log buffer encrypted on HADR setup of purescale clusters

Please add the log buffer encryption on the HADR setup of purescale clusters Currently Db2 single node cluster provides log buffer encryption using HADR_SSL_LABEL. This feature is missing on HADR setup of purescale clusters Request to kindly add t...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / pureScale 0