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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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Support for Creating Remote Shared Mailbox in IBM Security Verify Governance Adapter for Windows AD (M0HR7ML)

We are currently using the IBM Security Verify Governance Adapter for Windows AD (M0HR7ML) to manage Active Directory environment. While we can create on-premises shared mailboxes without issue, we face difficulties when attempting to create remot...
10 days ago in Connectivity 0 Submitted

Big Query connector uses legacy API by default which is adding 90 minutes of wait time for the streaming buffer to be flushed for DML operations to be performed. We need functionality in BQ connector to be able to use Storage write API to avoid this wait time

If a BQ job abends for some reason due to connectivity issue etc, the application team has to wait for 90 min to restart the job 2nd time. if this issue occurs in critical flow, it is causing SLA miss which is causing business impact
29 days ago in Connectivity 1 Submitted

Native connector for Yellowbrick bulk transactions

A native bulk loader connector for Yellowbrick would help our customers to improve the performance of the ETL processes that need to move large amounts of data to and from the Yellowbrick Data Warehouse. This connector should work like the nzload ...
10 months ago in Connectivity 2 Future consideration

Add a platform-level connector for Microsoft Azure Fabric lakehouse

We would like to establish the connection between WKC and Microsoft Azure fabric lakehouse. The purpose is to pull the metadata from this MS platform and catalog using IBM's WKC platform. This is the top need of our business. We would like to have...
3 months ago in Connectivity 1 Under review

Salesforce Connector to support Salesforce API 60 and after June 2024 API version 61

Salesforce updates its API versions but constantly IBM DataStage Salesforce connector falls behind, we need a connector that supports API 60 ASAP.
about 1 month ago in Connectivity 0 Submitted

Connectivity to Azure Resources using Service Principal approach

General Motors is investigating DataStage NextGen as part of modernization of their current DataStage jobs. As General Motors is heavily invested and focused on Azure, several application teams are leveraging Azure database solutions such as Azure...
5 months ago in Connectivity 0

ICP4D v4.6.5 PROD [MDI]: MSSQL Connection Configuration should not have database as mandatory field

We are facing issues while connecting with MSSQL databases from ICP4D/WKC. Typically each VAST ID for the MSSQL database has few instances and hundreds of databases, therefore the connection setting shouldn't have the database field as mandatory. ...
4 months ago in Connectivity 0 Planned for future release

DataDirect jdbc driver for mongodb support balanced string

Then this idea stems from the fact that the customer wanted to connect to mongodb through our jdbc driver, however their mongodb team provided him with a balanced string with a replicaset parameter that allows you to replicate data on the affected...
about 4 years ago in Connectivity 1 Not under consideration

Add IBM Cloud Private Path as a connection type in the Common Core

We would like to demonstrate by IBM TechxcHange in October 2024 how we can integrate cloud service with IBM Cloud Workloads connected via the IBM private network. Workloads include VMware, Oracle, SAP HANA, SQL etc or anything workload ...
about 2 months ago in Connectivity 1 Planned for future release

Extend Schema Registry support to non-Kafka sources

CP4D support for the use of a Schema Registry is currently limited to Kafka data sources (ref: However, Schema Registries represent a valuable method ens...
5 months ago in Connectivity 0 Future consideration