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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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HMC routing change for network 169.254.

After HMC reboot we must manually correct routing, which needs root access. This is because we were using network subnets from network, which is not supported by default. We are trying to get rid of these networks - but it takes some t...
less than a minute ago in Connectivity 0 Submitted

Data sets based on cross tab

Currently data sets can be created based on "list objects". In many cases a cross-tab is needed and can be a very big help. In eg. Impromptu it was possible to create a "hotfile" based on lists or cross-tab. This option is needed in Analytics data...
about 2 hours ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Clean left over job's daemon processes after job res finished

We have several workflows that the job script can run tools that will spawn processes in the backgroup or as daemons that will stay active once the job script ends. Since the job script ends, res will end with the exit code of the job script, but ...
about 10 hours ago in Spectrum LSF / Other 0 Submitted

Ability to configure Preview API timeout setting inside nginx API endpoint

Customers with large virtual assets that require 120+ seconds to query are unable to preview those assets inside a Catalog. The Catalog preview will fail with a 504 timeout error because the preview API timeout is set to 120 seconds. It is not cur...
about 15 hours ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Submitted

Enhancement ALTER of STOGROUP to be NO-DISRUPTIVE change.

As we all know to perform an ALTER DB.TS/IX USING STOGROUP XXXXX a STOP/ALTER/START process is required which is a DISRUPTIVE change. So, looking for an enhancement on that ALTER process maybe it could be "improved" by putting the involved Db2 obj...
about 17 hours ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Submitted

Support Oracle Single Schema for multiple clusters data

In this link have this precondition in the 'Before you begin' section: "For data security, each cluster should have a different database schema to...
about 17 hours ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3.2 0 Submitted

Database connection drops during the OPTIM load process

The Optim load request process has 2 steps. 1) Convert the Optim extract file to native loader ready files 2) Trigger the native DB load process Optim initially makes a DB connection at the start of the load process. When the file convert process ...
about 18 hours ago in Optim / Optim Test Data Management 0 Submitted

Operational Risk Management OpenPages module - Inquiry Regarding Control and Evaluation Features Update

LA POSTE client expresses the desire to have the ability to conduct sampling checks through control grids and evaluations. In the absence of being able to duplicate the control grid for each sample to be checked, we have explored the possibility o...
about 23 hours ago in OpenPages Ideas / Implementation & Deployment 0 Submitted

Planning Analytics Workspace: Maps more granularity

The Maps visualization only supports values down to 'Provinces' level. ( Request for more granularity of detail in maps. For Australia, would like plot against the maps down ...
1 day ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

inactive party contact methods – performance issue

We are maintaining history in the main tables only as we are end dating and adding new records for any demographics change. We have observed in Performance testing environment few Parties are having 500+ end dated record for Contact methods and 4 ...
1 day ago in Master Data Management 0 Submitted