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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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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 ...

StartupChores in V12

StartupChores is not accessible in V12. Update the instance configuration interface to allow the setup of StartupChores parameter in V12. As of 20/05/2024 the documentation mentions this parameter is not part of the deprecated functions but unfort...
6 minutes ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

MER Message List - visible Values for Reference, Amount and Date for DNIMX messages

in DNIMX messages there is no visible values for Reference and Amount , it is difficult for users to find their message in message view
6 days ago in Financial Transaction Manager  / T2 0 Submitted

Allow inplace reorgs cleanup overflows on partitioned tables with global indexes

We are seeing more OLTP customers moving from Db2 z/OS who require the ability to cleanup overflows through reorg on their partitioned tables which have been defined with global indexes.
6 days ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 Submitted

Detect connection status to data source

On several occasions the following scenario has occurred:Lost connection at the origin, however, the subscription remains in the "Mirroring continuous" state, but it is not actually replicating anything, since when validating at the database level...
3 days ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Submitted

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...
about 1 month ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Submitted

Add %ADD_MONTHS Expression to Support Rolling Date Filtering

We need to be able to replicate only the data created within last 12 months based on the CREATE_TSTMP column. There is a workaround: have a Java exit for this callable via %USERFUNC. However, even that solution is not provided by IBM and has to be...
2 days ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Submitted

Make Lost Connection Errors Recoverable

Currently, when CDC replication fails on Target side due to Connection Reset (possibly due to a firewall issue) the error is marked non-recoverable. This causes a replication outage that requires manual restart of the affected subscriptions. To av...
2 days ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Submitted

Big Query connector uses legacy API by default which is adding 90 minutes of wait time for the streaming buffer to be flushed for DML operations to be performed. We need functionality in BQ connector to be able to use Storage write API to avoid this wait time

If a BQ job abends for some reason due to connectivity issue etc, the application team has to wait for 90 min to restart the job 2nd time. if this issue occurs in critical flow, it is causing SLA miss which is causing business impact
2 days ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

Enhanced recovery performance improvement

We encountered significant recovery performance issues (recovery time increasing exponentially as the number of objects rises) and the analysis in a Case showed that this was due to enhanced recovery’s non target index serialization (our backups a...
3 days ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 1 Submitted