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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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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

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

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

Capture individual transactions across the different capabilities/services within CP4D

We would like to capture individual transactions across the different capabilities/services within CP4D. This will provide visibility on what customer transactions are running on the platform. The key fields that we are interested in are as follow...
3 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Submitted

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...
about 1 month ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Master Data Management 0 Submitted

Support for SAP HANA in Db2 Replication Service

A large Federal customer has a requirement to replicate, in near real-time, SAP HANA to Db2/Db2Wh. Our documentation page for the Data Replication Service shows that CP4D can support Db2 Warehouse as a target, but that SAP HANA is currently not su...
2 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Db2 Warehouse 0 Submitted

Adding support for three-level namespace structure in WQ

We aim to implement a three-level namespace structure, i.e. <Catalog or Database Name>.<Schema Name>.<Table Name>. This structure is pivotal as the majority of our virtualized tables sourced from Databricks Unity Catalog which us...
4 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Data Virtualization 0 Submitted

Need clarity on multi-select column analysis availability in IBM Cloud Pak - Currently available in Information Analyzer

There is a function in IA where you can select specific columns to re-analyze. Client wants this functionality in IKC. Please see bullet 1 in the attachment for screenshots and description. (bullet 2 is a different Aha idea).
4 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Future consideration

Request to Have Page Navigation Section in the Notifications Settings Page

In ICP4D when we navigate to the Notifications Settings Section, there it displays several sections (Notification Channel, Analytical Project Notifications, and Deployment Space Notifications) So in the Analytical Project Notifications section, it...
about 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Data 0 Submitted