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Support for Eclipse IDZ in addition to VS Code

100s of developers in my client MetLife using eclipse based IDe
23 days ago in watsonx Code Assistant Ideas / watsonx Code Assistant for Z 5 Future consideration

SQL Data Insights - no option to weight attributes for AI_COMMONALITY

For outlier detection weighting single attributes (columns) is key, since attributes in a given dataset negatively affect the outcome of AI_COMMONALITY as tests shown
24 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

IRLM enhancement in case of global deadlock processing

We had a situation which was described in case TS015567644. The symptom was that IRLM could not fully process the complete deadlock stuff of all members of an 8-way DS system. Therefore we get DXR167E in some of the members. Additional workload wi...
27 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Add native "Cloud Events" standard support to IBM Mainframe software products similar to "OpenAPI" support in zOS Connect

"Cloud Events" is becoming an industry standard for async messaging and event publishing similar to how Swagger/OpenAPI specification became an industry standard for synchronous APIs. This also adopts another standard "Open Telemetry" that enables...
about 1 month ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 1 Future consideration

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...
about 1 month ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Future consideration

UdBR copy between companies to copy all fields, also IC

We wanted to use UdBR to reverse some companies on a different company code in a journal. Copy data between companies with UdBR works, except for intercompany data, as only the field BOL is copied, but not the field URSBOL, containing the same cod...
about 2 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration

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...
about 2 months ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Arrangement of Default and Custom Facts

Enables users to rearrange both default and custom facts on both the Model Usecase and Model in Factsheets.
about 2 months ago in watsonx.governance 1 Future consideration

DSNJ114I should indicate the failed copy

We had an issue (see TS154521528) where we lost all archives due to an issue with the copy2 copies on tape but instead it was the copy1 that was indicated as failed due to a storage abend but without any external message.
about 2 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Future consideration

Maintain catalog assets versions

Customer would like to see version changes in data assets (Technical metadata) for the custom attributes of the assets and column properties. This would allow them to easily have a view on the past 10 changes of the data assets.
2 months ago in Knowledge Catalog 1 Future consideration