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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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DB2 Support for Business Partners

Suggest allowing access to DB2 Support for IBM Business Partners companies who do not have a valid support contract, nor may have a valid DB2 licence at all, but despite all that devote their (working) lives preaching, selling and supporting DB2 f...
about 21 hours ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Submitted

Support MIG GPUs for foundation model serving

The documentation states that MIG is not supported for foundational model serving in watsonx. Our current infrastructure does not allow us to use GPU passthrough, as our internal infrastructure team relies on vGPU and MIG for availability and easy...
6 days ago in 0 Submitted

Function calling feature in API

Function calling feature is not available in the sdk or REST API. Functions/tools calling features (Function calling is the ability to reliably connect LLMs to external tools to enable effective tool usage and interaction with external APIs.). The...
5 days ago in 2 Submitted

Integration of Commvault with IBM OpenShift for Online Backup Support

Many of our customers have already adopted Commvault 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...
12 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Submitted

Support deploying on Openshift on IBM Z

Our client wants to have an hybrid setting, using SaaS for their development/testing environments and later deploying production workloads on-premises, for compliance purposes. They have spare capacity on an IBM Z16 mainframe and woul...
7 days ago in 0 Submitted

Require that symA wait for an instance to join the cluster before returning it.

Require that symA wait for an instance to join the cluster before returning it. Currently the symA can return an instance before join. We can control this behaviour with a config param, but the default should be to wait.
about 1 hour ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3.2 0 Submitted

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 3 hours ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Submitted

[OpenScale SaaS] The Japanese text in the vertical axis headings of the graph are upside down.

On the Dashboard - Model health screen, the Japanese words in the vertical axis headings of the graphs are upside down. - Throughput(API)- Latency (API)- Throughput(record)- Latency (record)
about 4 hours ago in Openscale 0 Submitted

[OpenScale SaaS] The heading under the Quality tab on the dashboard is incorrect.

The heading under the Quality tab on the dashboard should be "Quality", not "Performance". Please refer to the attached screen shots. (JP, EN)
about 4 hours ago in Openscale 0 Submitted

Mark an item to go to balancing function after payment repair is completed

Provide an ability to mark/identify an item in payment repair, so that the batch that contains the marked item will go to TCR, even though the batch is in balance. Right now, the user changes the amount to all 9999999999 in payment repair to force...
about 8 hours ago in Financial Transaction Manager  / Check 0 Submitted