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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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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...
21 days 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 ...
22 days 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.
22 days ago in Planning Analytics 1 Not under consideration


If you want do delete multiple columns of a table using "ALTER TABLE tbname DROP COLUMN colname", you currently have to execute many ALTER TABLE statements. The execution time increases exponentially with the number of columns to be deleted. If th...
27 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Add support for CREATE OR REPLACE VIEW syntax

I've seen that Db2 LUW and other types of databases support the syntax to do CREATE OR REPLACE VIEW. This can be useful as you don't have to have a separate statement to drop a view before rerunning a create statement. I had a new DB2 DBA on our t...
29 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Need API to get the delta changed information for data assets, Government artifacts, etc

Need API to get the delta-changed information for data assets, Government artifacts, etc Please refer to the SF TS015464391 for detailed information
about 1 month ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Not under consideration

Add new Turbo Integrator function that returns current TM1 instance name

Currently, there is no function within Turbo Integrator that returns the name of a TM1 instance when called. TM1 modelers have to either store the instance name in a cube or in a flat file and retrieve at run time. We have functions that return th...
about 1 month ago in Planning Analytics 1 Not under consideration

Confirm username+password on workflow step

Hi, for compliance reasons, we need the ability to configure certain workflow steps to prompt a user to re-enter their username and password. For example, we have a workflow with an Edit step followed by an Approval step. The Edit step has a "Subm...
about 1 month ago in Product Master 0 Not under consideration

Migration assistant from ADS/IDMS to Cobol or Java

My client is very interested in watsonx Code Assistant for Z as a modernization tool to help them incrementally transform their ADS code into Cobol or Java within z/OS
about 1 month ago in watsonx Code Assistant Ideas / watsonx Code Assistant for Z 0 Not under consideration

New message indicating how many rows are deleted in SYSCOPY and SYSLGRNX by MODIFY RECOVERY

Sometimes MODIFY RECOVERY does something although not visible by existing messages. With this enhancement customer can see what was done in the joblog and customer do not need to check SYSCOPY and SYSLGRNX before MODIFY RECOVERY and afterwards to ...
about 1 month ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 1 Not under consideration