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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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Have the features and function available on system Z like scanning and refactoring ported to the IBM i COBOL/400

Useful to refactor the COBOL code in IBM i and to be able to migrate it to JAVA eventually. It will benefit all of IBM customers running on the IBM i platform. It should work same way as its working for Z platform.
14 days ago in watsonx Code Assistant Ideas / watsonx Code Assistant (general) 0 Not under consideration

BRMS Recovery Report - Missed Objects

We recently had an IBMi system that lost 2 disks in the same RAID set and lost the machine. We had to rebuild from BRMS tape and after the system was made available, users indicated data was incomplete. In researching, it appears there is no easy ...
17 days ago in Db2 1 Not under consideration

Keep the replication functionality in the 2.1 release

IBM support just notify us that replication and synchronization functionality that exist and has existed forever with TM1 is going to be deprecated for now and IBM does not have any new feature for replacement. We have been using this functionalit...
22 days ago in Planning Analytics 1 Not under consideration

SwapAliasWithPrincipalName for TM1 v12

Rename an element due to any possible reasons: A product needs a better name. An Employee changed maiden name. Company Re-Org CoA Change Input Correction In earlier version of TM1, understood SwapAliasWithPrincipalName is not supported, but is usa...
26 days ago in Planning Analytics 2 Not under consideration

Manage APIs as assets in the catalog

The customer is managing its own proprietary repository of apis to various systems and databases. The content of the repository is a set of YAML files and JSON files. Those files contain metadata (I will upload to the case a sample yaml file) . Th...
about 1 month ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Not under consideration

Remove some of the restrictions related to SQLCODE -20555

There is currently a restriction on the use of archive-enabled tables and temporal tables in one statement: The execution of this statement leads to SQLCODE -20555: SELECT * FROM DB2.LZTB0586 WHERE VNR IN ( SELECT VNR FROM DB2.LZTB0520) SQLERROR O...
about 1 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Virtual Table Name should be longer than 50 characters.

When creating Virtual tables we decided as standard to maintain the default Target Virtual Table Name that is build as follow: ConncectionName_Schema_Tablename In some cases this turns out to be longer than 50 chars. and when trying to create it s...
about 2 months ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Not under consideration

Confirmation regarding past inquiry

My colleague submitted an improvement request for ‘OP-I-1032’ and was informed that you would respond within 90 days. However, more than 90 days have passed, and there has been no reply. I would like to check the status. Past inquiry are as follow...
about 2 months ago in OpenPages Ideas / Integration & Risk API 1 Not under consideration

Change Isolation Level to UR on Read-Only DBs / Tablespaces / Partitions

Databases, Tablespaces, and Partitions can be started in Db2 in read-only (RO) mode. This allows user transactions to access data in these objects only for read (SELECT). Therefore no modification to this data can be made. However, when accessing ...
about 2 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

PAW Applications - Manage security through PAW groups

Hi Team, It would be nice to manage security to Applications using the PAW Groups like we do with Folders/Books. At the moment it is possible to configure access to the applications for specific users only.
about 2 months ago in Planning Analytics 1 Not under consideration