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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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IBM Employees should enter Ideas at https://ideas.ibm.com


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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...
3 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Submitted

Provide Alerts on Long running Jobs based on the historic runs

Can we add a feature to alert DataStage batch administrator based on the history of long running jobs.
6 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / DataStage 0 Submitted

PAfE to track PA-enabled Excel spreadsheets only

Threads/TM1top/The Session Monitor displays the PAfE version, Excel version, Excel workbook name, and Excel sheet/tab name of the current Excel workbook open by the user. Instead of displaying any Excel workbook open by the user, I believe it woul...
3 days ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Set the Content Expiry header in spreadsheet services

Asking users to clear their browser cache when they change a websheet across a large company is difficult as not all users know how to do it. To facilitate that, we can set the content expiry header to 8 hours, which means the user browser will re...
5 days ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Increase timeout for Cognos Controller on Cloud & Excel Add-ins

Even when users are actively working on Excel for more than 60 minutes following a report refresh, the Add-ins prompt them to log out and re-login with their IBMid. This occasionally causes Excel to hang, forcing users to end the task via the Task...
about 2 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 2 Planned for future release

Operator role at the project level

In traditional Datastage (Information Server), it's possible to assign users and/or groups the Operator (or SuperOperator) role where the user cannot modify the project but can run jobs. A similar role doesn't seem to be possible in Datastage Next...
17 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / DataStage 0 Submitted

Support SORTWK with EAV

We run a REORG on a tablepace (~5TB) with 3 IXs and need ~17TB sort space. One of the IX (an NPI) needs ~15TB. We had a pool with 30TB, but this does not help/count. Reason: As the allocation of the SORTWKs by DB2 is limited to 10TB (255 * the lim...
7 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

In a UTS world shouldn't DSNUCH01 include DSNUM as 3rd column for this SYSCOPY's index?

In a UTS world shouldn't DSNUCH01 include DSNUM as 3rd column for the SYSCOPY's index?, since DB2 v12 all tablespaces should be defined as Universal Table Space, PBR or PBG. Segmented and Simple tablespaces are deprecated.
about 2 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Remove default grants to PUBLIC on SYSIBM tables

An IBM Db2 Security Health Check audit will identify a SELECT privilege held by PUBLIC on the SYSIBM tables as an issue, with specific concern when the privilege is held on the authorization tables (i.e. SYSIBM.SYS%AUTH%). The IBM Db2 Administrati...
10 days ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Under review

Regarding the move rename script process

Regarding the move rename script process https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/openpages/9.0.0?topic=databases-entity-moverename-utility We want to propose a better function to batch move or rename business entitiessomething we tell you what kind of move re...
13 days ago in OpenPages Ideas / Solutions 1 Under review