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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...
about 1 month ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Submitted

Read SQL from file in Teradata Connector Stage

Teradata Connector in CP4D does not have an option to read an SQL from File. Currently tenants are using different stages like Execution command and user variable in the sequencer to dynamically pass the SQL reading it from the file, we need an op...
3 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / DataStage 0 Submitted

better control while removing parameters

TS013848268 fix allows to remove multiple parameters. It is easy to make the mistake while selecting multiple variables across multiple pages. Request to have at least a confirmation list of the parameters which are going to be removed before comm...
3 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Submitted

create a command allowing to update parameters inside a datastage flow or pipeline in a project

We are requesting an option to cpdctl dsjob command (suggestion) which would allow to change the value of the parameter in the datastage flow or pipeline (not to confuse with a Parameter or Parameter set or environment variable). After migration f...
3 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Submitted

Pull Assets for Deprecated Git Project Where Original Owner Leaves

Problem: When the original owner of a Deprecated Git CPD project leaves an organization (or no longer has an account within CPD), Git Integration for that project breaks. As a result, other users are unable to pull updated assets from GitHub into ...
3 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Submitted

Job Details view window limitations

There are actually two problems regarding this Job Details view: 1. There is no easy navigation from a given design view of a flow or pipeline to the corresponding Job Details window 2. There is no way back from this Job Details window back into t...
4 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / DataStage 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...
about 2 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data / DataStage 0 Submitted

Pair Review Generation Performance Improvement

As it stands right now, with over 200M+ records in Match360, it will take north of 14 hours to generate pairs for review (tested on 90M records). There is no opportunity to improve the performance of this pair generation in the current solution. H...
5 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Master Data Management 0 Submitted

Challenges Integrating IdG Platform with InfoSphere: Metadata Structure Hurdles information server v11.7

The dependency that administration tasks have on the users dsadm, isadmin, and wasadmin. It has not been possible to fully segregate them from our everyday administration users, and this dependency has led us to fail to meet information security s...
10 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Information Server 0 Submitted