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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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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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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 18 hours ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Certify RHEL 8.10 support for SYM 7.3.2 FP1 and FP2

We are in process of upgrading RedHat OS on our Virtual Server Instances and we would like to know if RHEL v8.10 is supported for Symphony 7.3.2 with FP1 and FP2. As per IBM DevIT, RHEL 8.9 is end of support by August 2024. As per this link, we do...
1 day ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3.2 0 Under review

Databricks connector

Adding a Databricks connector to DataStage could bring several benefits. Here are a few reasons why it could be a good idea: Enhanced Data Integration: A Databricks connector would allow seamless integration between DataStage and Databricks, enabl...
1 day ago in DataStage 0 Under review

Thread history interval summary report similar to the classic summary report by plan/corrid/user and combinations of these

[11:24 AM] Kypragora, G. (George) This is useful in debugging performance problems as well as failures and identifying the interval where the problem occurred. It allows you to break down the threads by USER, PLAN, CORRID at intervals so that you ...
2 days ago in OMEGAMON XE for Db2 Performance Expert for z/OS 0 Under review

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 2 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Knowledge Catalog 2 Under review

ALTER TABLE DROP multiple COLUMNs

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...
6 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

DVM JDBC Gateway official documentation missing

The official DVM documentation does not provide the necessary steps to configure the DataSource connection configuration on JDBC Gateway using SSL and Kerberos on z/OS LPAR. https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/dvm/1.1.0?topic=ssl-enabling-support https://...
23 days ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Under review

Ability to select objects by package

Add the ability to add all the objects for a package instead of having to add each one. Current process is very inefficient.
7 days ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 0 Under review

Function calling feature in watsonx.ai 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...
about 1 month ago in watsonx.ai 6 Under review

Ability to exclude PBR partitions/TS PBG that had no activity before JCL generation

Recovery Expert should have an option to exclude objects/partitions from the recovery which had no activity. Even though this would be caught by the Recover Utility, why build JCL that contains TS/Partitions which would not be recover. This causes...
8 days ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 0 Under review