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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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We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

Search existing ideas

Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,

Post your ideas

Post ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted and upvote them if they matter to you,

  1. Post an idea

  2. Upvote ideas that matter most to you

  3. Get feedback from the IBM team to refine your idea

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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM. - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.

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Db2 on Cloud

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Need a utility to defragment large tables in a timely fashion when REORG is unable to reclaim space

Large, highly volatile, tables can become heavily fragmented when there is a significant amount of daily delete and insert activity. In some cases, the rows deleted don't leave enough empty space on a page for a REORG to clean up or reclaim that s...
5 months ago in Db2 / Db2 on Cloud 0 Future consideration

DB2 LUW Audit does not capture failed access attempts on restricted tables

Many customers have restricted tables where very few select users will have read/write access. These tables need to be monitored through various means to report all access attempts on the tables. DB2 audit is able to capture only the successful ac...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Db2 on Cloud 2 Future consideration

Backup retention up-to 7 years

For databases that require long-term retention of backups for audit purposes, allow for 7 years of retention for database backups. In terms of restore, we expect to restore only from the same Db2 version and the older files are only for audit purp...
about 2 years ago in Db2 / Db2 on Cloud 0 Future consideration