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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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Cloud Pak for Data

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A path to deploy bulk deletes without the strain stemming from entity composition rebalancing.

In our current bulk delete of a system (~144M across 4 record types), the TPS is very low as the process requires a constant kicking off of the match process, meaning that the re-balancing is taking a large portion of the compute. This seemingly i...
1 day ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Master Data Management 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 ...

Datastage Anywhere SOFTWARE (not aaS on IBM Cloud) remote data plane - remove or no longer require OpenShift

Anywhere 5.0 requires OpenShift under the remote dataplanes. In discussions with PM and develooment, the need to be able for the RDP on "plain" Kubernetes/Docker rather rather than requiring OpenShift under the RDP on 5.0. Discussion/question to d...
about 3 hours ago in Cloud Pak for Data / DataStage 0 Submitted

SSO for REST API with Windows Active Directory accounts

We have automated work that would create/run Project and Deployment jobs. The automation is running using Windows Active Directory accounts but current the only way for the accounts to interact with REST API is to use the actual Username+Password ...
2 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Submitted

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

Shutdown and restart gracefully entirely CP4D

Background - Customer is using CP4D 4.8.3 On Premise with OCP 4.14 and CNSA 5.1.9 and Hyper-V for VMs - They need a procedure tested, supported and published in IBM Docs (or TechNote) to shutdown gracefully entirely CP4D. - Customer plans to shutd...
2 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Submitted

Option to write informational or warning messages to flow log

Several customers use this option currently in DataStage 11.7. to write calculated values like UserStatus to the Job Log. In the past Basic Functions like DSLogWarn and DSLogInfo are available (
3 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / DataStage 0 Submitted

Manage APIs as assets in the catalog

The customer is managing its own proprietary repository of apis to various systems and databases. The content of the repository is a set of YAML files and JSON files. Those files contain metadata (I will upload to the case a sample yaml file) . Th...
3 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Knowledge Catalog 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...
3 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data / DataStage 0 Submitted