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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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Controller Web – IC Reconciliation reports by dimension

I would like to highlight the importance of having the possibility in Controller Web to run IC reports by certain Extended Dimension. We would like to move to the Web version, but without that functionality it does not make sense. Otherwise, we ne...
28 days ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Planned for future release

lsf.conf documentation should report which daemon(s) need restart

Every time an lsf.conf entry is recommended by Support, I have to turn around and ask which daemon (or daemons) need a restart, which causes delay. The developers already know what daemons are affected by the changes, please document which ones ne...
28 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 1 Planned for future release

Datastage Anywhere SOFTWARE (not aaS on IBM Cloud) remote data plane - remove or no longer require OpenShift

Anywhere 5.0 requires OpenShift under the remote dataplanes. In discussions with PM and develooment, the need to be able for the RDP on "plain" Kubernetes/Docker rather rather than requiring OpenShift under the RDP on 5.0. Discussion/question to d...
about 1 month ago in Cloud Pak for Data / DataStage 0 Planned for future release

Adding Debug capabilities to DataStage NextGen

Customers migrating from the legacy DataStage 11.x are missing the debug capabilities (setting breakpoints and running in debug mode) when moving to DataStage NextGen. DataStage developers are affected by the missing functionality.
about 1 month ago in DataStage 0 Planned for future release

DataStage - SurrogateKey file stage - Database sequence for Snowflake database

On CP4D DataStage dataflow, Surrogate Key File Stage supports DB Sequence for DB2 & Oracle databases only. As we migrated to SnowFlake databse from Oracle we need to read the next val using a SnowFlake database sequence; But we do NOT see an o...
about 1 month ago in DataStage 0 Planned for future release

Investment Elimination Template - restrict to accounts on the control table

When entering the investment elimination template/journal for automatic elimination of investments, the parent’s investment side of the investment elimination template is straightforward as the investment account is usually automatically selected ...
about 1 month ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Planned for future release

support to write object storage (S3 and azure) in open parquet format

OP Financial Group Data Platforms: We need CDC to write Parquet files directly (without additional/third party components) for replicating data to Cloud object storage (AWS S3 and Azure). The data will be used for analytics and data science tasks,...
about 2 months ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 1 Planned for future release

IKC increase the 4000 characters limitation to describe a code to 8000 characters

Reference data. Can the 4000 characters limitation to describe a code be increased to 8000 characters? For example, we have descriptions that are very long, such as NAICS codes.
about 2 months ago in Knowledge Catalog 2 Planned for future release

Ability to hide metadata that is not applicable to the component

You want to have the ability to hide metadata that is not applicable to the component being edited: term, rule. You only want to see what is applicable to the subject to avoid typing errors. Seeing metadata that is not applicable to a subject gene...
about 2 months ago in Knowledge Catalog 3 Planned for future release

zLinux Support for IIDR VSAM Remote

Global Payments requests to have an S390 ZLinux Build for IIDR VSAM. Currently DB2z has zLinux support, but Global Payments also has IMS and VSAM, and would like to include both IMS and VSAM support. This includes the windows management console to...
about 2 months ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Data Replication for VSAM for z/OS 0 Planned for future release