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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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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:

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

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

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CPLEX Optimization Studio

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Create a Graviton ARM build for Linux for cplex

Useful for better performance on AWS compute.

Use container / cgroup cores when automatically picking threads

Currently, when auto selecting the number of threads, it looks like cplex uses the number of cpu cores. That doesn't work for containers that are cpu limited using cgroups, as the number of threads will be equal to the host machine's cpu core coun...

Superior approximation algorithm for finding Maximum (or large) Cliques in very large graphs. (Multi-Partite Graphs can be found)

Our maximum clique finding algorithm (that is polynomial in its run time) and which seems (from DIMACS benchmark tests) to run better than other methods that are presently available would be beneficial to IBM because it would allow you to solve co...

Support for Linux ARM

We need a build for Linux ARM64. Preferably redhat enterprise 8. We're aiming our software for the ARM architecture and CPLEX for ARM is currently only available on OSX, but not for Linux. This is blocking us.