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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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Native connector for Yellowbrick bulk transactions

A native bulk loader connector for Yellowbrick would help our customers to improve the performance of the ETL processes that need to move large amounts of data to and from the Yellowbrick Data Warehouse. This connector should work like the nzload ...
24 days ago in Connectivity 2 Needs more information

Spectrum LSF's k8s support

Spectrum LSF used to provide an adapter for k8s as a container orchestration to use with LSF's job scheduling as its add-on function, which is withdrawn now. The customer would like to restore it so they could improve portability/availability and ...
27 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 1 Needs more information

In the 'License Scheduler' product, monitor only necessary features instead of all

Hello, sometimes, we encounter slowness (freezes) on LSF jobs scheduling due to big slowness in licenses monitoring (lmstat) from License Scheduler because license features used for some resources under LS management are part of license services m...
3 months ago in Spectrum LSF / License Management 1 Needs more information

Oracle NEXTVAL function to a character column with Optim's propagation function

Recovery of a key by Oracle number distributor to a 'VARCHAR' column. The customer (COVEA, an ISP contract worth 120 million euros) would like to be able to use the NEXTVAL function to apply it directly to a column defined as a VARCHAR in a primar...
3 months ago in Optim / Optim Data Privacy 2 Needs more information

Provide a facility to track Db2 Command History

A table that would record commands (like START/STOP, ), when they were executed, by whom, etc. Some commands (like DISPLAY) could be excluded. One Use Case would be to analyze why a tablespace might be in UT status when no utilities are running. A...
4 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Needs more information

DB size status and monitoring via Console

Hi Team, We can see DB size in Report section, but when we generate report it generates multiple .html files which can be tough for management to review it. We are looking for DB size report in one excel sheet as below for multiple databases and a...
3 months ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 0 Needs more information

Options on disabling ciphers algorithms for CP4D Services

Will need the option to disable some crypto algorithms or be FIPS compliant as this is impacting our deployment security compliance for the organisation. As of right now, we do not have the ability to disable/removed the non compliant crypto algor...
about 2 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Needs more information

2-Phase commit for JDBC driver to Postgres

We use a replication solution which utilizes DB2 LUW Federation as a link between DB2 z/OS (source database) and Postgres (target database). So the picture is as follows: SQL Replication 11.4 -Db2 z/OS 12 on mainframe, -Db2 LUW Federation 11.5.8, ...
2 months ago in Db2 / Federation 1 Needs more information

usable error report in the csv upload function

when there are errors in any csv upload into WKC the error report is not usable as the copy to clipboard function no longer separates the errors to individual line. this used to be a properly working function but we have been advised that is no lo...
3 months ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 3 Needs more information

LSF Resource Connecter should allow start/stop of *existing* AWS VMs.

We have procedural limitations with creating new instances in AWS on-demand by LSF Resource Connector (RC) for security reasons. Our preference would be to create instances ahead of time and let LSF RC start and stop the instances based on demand....
3 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Cloud Bursting 3 Needs more information