IBM Data and AI Ideas Portal for Customers


Shape the future of IBM!

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:

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

Help IBM prioritize your ideas and requests

The IBM team may need your help to refine the ideas so they may ask for more information or feedback. The product management team will then decide if they can begin working on your idea. If they can start during the next development cycle, they will put the idea on the priority list. Each team at IBM works on a different schedule, where some ideas can be implemented right away, others may be placed on a different schedule.

Receive notification on the decision

Some ideas can be implemented at IBM, while others may not fit within the development plans for the product. In either case, the team will let you know as soon as possible. In some cases, we may be able to find alternatives for ideas which cannot be implemented in a reasonable time.

Additional Information

To view our roadmaps: http://ibm.biz/Data-and-AI-Roadmaps

Reminder: This is not the place to submit defects or support needs, please use normal support channel for these cases

IBM Employees:

The correct URL for entering your ideas is: https://hybridcloudunit-internal.ideas.aha.io


ADD A NEW IDEA

FILTER BY CATEGORY

Replication: IMS / VSAM

Showing 107

CDA Insufficient Access Authority when logging on

Ref TS003663019 - When using CDA there is no option to log-in with read-only access so the assumption is that any CDA user could add, delete, or update a subscription. This is inapproriate for a Production Environment hence why we are experiencin...
about 1 year ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Data Replication for VSAM for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Restart Latency event within IIDR EIF

Add event to filter and trigger on Restart Latency.
over 1 year ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Data Replication for VSAM for z/OS 0 Delivered

NMI enhancement

add Restart Latency value to the NMI data captured in the target server.
over 1 year ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Data Replication for VSAM for z/OS 0 Delivered

Allow mapping of character fields > 254 Bytes in CDA

Currently Classic Data Architect (CDA) skips over any COBOL Copybook field greater than 254 Characters. It does not issue a warning or error it just skips the field and goes on to mapping the next field. This request will have CDA map character...

Enhance DELETE control statement to allow "older than xx" option.

The idea is to allow another option on the delete statement. Currently it accepts Start time and End time. I would like to see a 3rd option of "older than xx", where xx could be 10 days or whatever value is specified. This would allow a scheduled ...
over 1 year ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Data Replication for VSAM for z/OS 2 Delivered

Track completed UORs to improve conflict handling during a subscription's adaptive apply restart window

When a subscription is restarted, a conflict from the original failing UOR is ignored during the subscription's adaptive apply restart window, resulting in an erroneous, successful restart of the subscription. Because of the unknow state of the u...
almost 2 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Data Replication for VSAM for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Add additional retry logic when there is a tape volume that is unavailable

Add additional retry logic to better recover from an I/O error while reading a block from an IMS log when there is a tape volume that is unavailable during change stream connect processing. (1)SalesForce Case TS002782852 - DRISRP - Inter...
almost 2 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Data Replication for IMS for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Log updates replicated by CFC1 writer tasks to the target file's logreplicate logstream

If an application owner asks if you can verify when or if a specific update was replicated to the target site, there isn't any diagnostic information available to confirm if/when the update was replicated, since the updates applied via a CFC1 writ...
almost 2 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Data Replication for VSAM for z/OS 1 Delivered

Suppress DD-level accounting information in the SMF type 30 EXCP section for individual DDs.

We found that E-Private SP230 Key0 storage growth was occurred in IIDR Classc Capture service. It was due to SMF type 30 EXCP information at DD name dynamic allocation. Our case was 100 thousand DD Dynamic allocation for IMS OLDS open. . Then...
almost 2 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Data Replication for IMS for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Exit with non-zero return code or abend after a subroutine or other abend

IMS CDC terminates with a zero return code after one of its IMS subroutines abends -- 'playing havoc' with customer replication processes and schedules. IBM Cases TS002591910 and TS002591963 detail the troubling, non-mainframe behavior of IMS...
almost 2 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Delivered