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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:

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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,

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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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Make user ids in CP4D case sensitive

User ids are case sensitive in customer LDAP. Downstream integration of audit report requires matching CP4D ids with downstream reports that can be handled easily wihtout additional case conversion if CP4D allows mixed case and case ssensitive use...
about 17 hours ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Submitted

Keep and maintain at least 2 or 3 Python and R runtime versions in each release of CP4D

Multiple companies and industries work with CP4D for data science models. These models use multiple versions of Python or R runtimes and different open-source libraries that are compatible with the runtime version used to build the model. Clients ...

Integration of Commvault with IBM OpenShift for Online Backup Support

Many of our customers have already adopted Commvault 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 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Knowledge Catalog 3 Under review

removing project asset via ibm-watson-studio-lib for Python The ibm-watson-studio-lib library for Python provides access to assets. Asset file can be created via wslib. However, there is no project API or wsl...
about 2 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Studio (Enter against 0 Submitted

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...
4 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data / DataStage 0 Submitted

Make it possible to synchronize IMS and VSAM data with CP4D on Linux One

At the present time IBM Data Gate for watsonx is not available for Linux One (only x86).
12 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Db2 for z/OS Data Gate 0 Submitted

HA functionality for Datastage Cartridge

Background •In general, the best practice to ensure high availability for OpenShift cluster is to spread the masters and workers across three AZ’s in a cloud. But for DataStage, it only makes sense if the platform allows multiple conductors spread...
14 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / DataStage 0 Submitted

Control loadbalancing type of db2u-c service in Kubernetes

DB2 only offers nodePort for external exposure. However it would be natural to be able to control the loadbalcing type (i.e. ClusterIP by default, but allow for LoadBalancer). Additionally it would be favourable to place annotations on the service...
15 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Db2 0 Submitted

Semantic Enrichment SaaS : Support of Spanish Language

My customer is asking for support of Spanish Language, because English doesn't works for them.
17 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Under review

Shutdown gracefully of IKC

Background: - Customer needs to restart the CP4D cluster to do maintenance operations as explained in : - The only service left with the "shutdown" feature for my customer is IKC. - Also, it will help us...
17 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Submitted