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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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Equivalent Parallel Transform routine

We are converting server jobs to parallel jobs through the MettleCI tool. The tool works well on simple jobs, but we find that not all server jobs can be translated to parallel jobs. For example, we have an original job that exploits the UtilityRu...
about 3 hours ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

Support Apache Ozone for the Generic S3 Connector stage

We would like for Datastage to be able to read/write to an Apache Ozone object store on a Cloudera Data Private 7.1.9 cluster using the S3 protocol (as specified in the support case TS012329373)
2 days ago in DataStage 1 Submitted

Bulk actions

I am having to action 50 tasks individually. Considerable time taken. Please consider the following: to manually reset all submissions without save as workaround to manually activate/disable all tasks in a plan
1 day ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

CDC capture enhancement for "catch up" mode.

We are a 24x7 IMSPlex site including workload balancing across lpars. We have introduced CDC for IMS, replicating data from critical 24x7 business applications. Presently we do not take any outage for these business applications. In order to bette...
2 days ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Classic Change Data Capture 0 Submitted

Deleting GDPR data from FTM for SWIFT

According to GDPR rules we need to delete sensitive data from DB2 tables for FTM for SWIFT application.Please send me the information in which tables the GDPR sensitive data is stored, so that they can be deleted. And please, exactly the command, ...
2 days ago in Financial Transaction Manager  / Swift 0 Submitted

Refactoring Assistant to advise where good spots are to slice COBOL applications.

A developer could be advised by the refactoring assistant what are good points to slice a COBOL program so that they safe a lot of time in analyzing the COBOL code. This will allow the developer to increase the number of modules/programs they can ...

Keep and maintain at least 2 or 3 Python and R runtime versions in each release of CP4D

Multiple companies and industries work with CP4D for data science models. These models use multiple versions of Python or R runtimes and different open-source libraries that are compatible with the runtime version used to build the model. Clients ...

Restart HPID service on all nodes after hardware replacement

Make part of the standard practice when replacing hardware to require support to do two tasks: 1) There are no errant or orphaned hpid processes consuming resources on any node. 2) systemctl restart hpid on all nodes to ensure clean instantiation ...
about 2 hours ago in Cloud Pak for Data System 0 Submitted

Column-level data masking via Data Protection Rule.

Currently we are able to define Data protection rule to redact data in columns that " have " a particular business term. There is no option to redact data columns where a particular set of business terms are " not assigned ".
about 3 hours ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Submitted

Inherited Access to Logical Data Model and its Entities and Attributes

The Business Users would like access to be granted at the Logical Model level, and this access be inherited by all Logical Model Entities and Logical Model Attributes, or access granted at the Logical Model Entity level and inherited at all Logica...
about 7 hours ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Cloud Pak for Data System 0 Submitted