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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 (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - 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 https://ideas.ibm.com


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Integration of Commvault Metallic.io with IBM OpenShift for Online Backup Support

Many of our customers have already adopted Commvault Metallic.io as their preferred backup solution. Also, to simplify IT operation managing separate backup solutions for Cloud Pak for Data environments adds complexity and costs (OADP) Enabling in...
3 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Submitted

Provide Alerts on Long running Jobs based on the historic runs

Can we add a feature to alert DataStage batch administrator based on the history of long running jobs.
5 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / DataStage 0 Submitted

Set the Content Expiry header in spreadsheet services

Asking users to clear their browser cache when they change a websheet across a large company is difficult as not all users know how to do it. To facilitate that, we can set the content expiry header to 8 hours, which means the user browser will re...
4 days ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Context based slicing for given variable for both include and working storage  and bulk slicing for these.

This is a functionality already in consideration by product management for Refactoring Assistant.

Integrated Pacemaker Monitoring & Alerting Functionality

IBM recently integrated the Pacemaker cluster manager in Db2 but the feature has no documented monitoring or alerting capabilities exhibiting best practices. Enlighten customers with Best Practice/Configuration documentation on how to setup the mo...
2 days ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Submitted

RTM: monitoring of multi nodes jobs

Hello, This request has already been submitted 9 years ago. I would like to know if it is possible to implement it now as we have more and more multi nodes jobs and this kind is more and more needed: For LSF jobs submitted using "bsub ... -n x ......
2 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Operations/RTM 0 Submitted

OOTB Integration API returns only Required attributes in response

When we request records from IBMPM via the integration API (fetch item/items from catalog), by default it only returns the fields that are marked as required in IBMPM. This is because it's returning the same set of fields that are visible in the U...
2 days ago in Product Master 0 Planned for future release

PAfE to track PA-enabled Excel spreadsheets only

Threads/TM1top/The Session Monitor displays the PAfE version, Excel version, Excel workbook name, and Excel sheet/tab name of the current Excel workbook open by the user. Instead of displaying any Excel workbook open by the user, I believe it woul...
2 days ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Add an option to adjust the value font size on a line and column chart

You can adjust the font size of values in the column chart, but not in a line and column chart. Be consistent.
4 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 0 Submitted

Support SORTWK with EAV

We run a REORG on a tablepace (~5TB) with 3 IXs and need ~17TB sort space. One of the IX (an NPI) needs ~15TB. We had a pool with 30TB, but this does not help/count. Reason: As the allocation of the SORTWKs by DB2 is limited to 10TB (255 * the lim...
6 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review