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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 (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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IBM Data & AI Roadmaps (http://ibm.biz/Data-and-AI-Roadmaps) - Use this site to view roadmaps for Data & AI products.

IBM Employees should enter Ideas at https://hybridcloudunit-internal.ideas.aha.io/


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Ability to configure Preview API timeout setting inside nginx API endpoint

Customers with large virtual assets that require 120+ seconds to query are unable to preview those assets inside a Catalog. The Catalog preview will fail with a 504 timeout error because the preview API timeout is set to 120 seconds. It is not cur...
2 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Submitted

Avoiding conflicts for multiple users working at the same time on a DataStage flow

With the web interface, two (or more) users can now work in parallel on the same flow. And the last one saving will overwrite all the work done by the others. It would be good to have a mechanism to prevent multiple people working at the same time...
4 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / DataStage 0 Submitted

The jobs were developed in Watson Studio Notebooks in Python, they did not stop working when Python moved to a new version.

When the Python Library is updated, all jobs developed in the last version stop working. If it is possible to keep the work developed in the old version working for 1 or 2 previous versions of the current one. This possibility helps to have more t...
9 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Studio 0 Submitted

Primary Key and Relationship Analysis

Currently, through API CTC can only perform Primary Key and Relationship Key analyses for all assets in the enrichment area. We need an API through which we can select individual assets (within an enrichment area) for Primary Key and Relationship ...
3 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Submitted

Unable to add a user that has an email that is already in the system

Many Users(admins usually) set up the Admin account with email so they can get the alerts after setting up SMTP.. But now one cannot have admin ADN account setup with the same email address. Solution architect recommended that there is no value at...
8 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Cloud Pak for Data Platform 1 Submitted

MDM Connector for CP4D-DataStage

MDM connector will use API calls that will be directly integrated with MDM server resulting in better performance when processing large data volume. Alternate method for MDM connector is to use web service call which involves xml parsing or using ...
4 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / DataStage 0 Submitted

Ability to create REST endpoints via UI

Today there is no ability to create WQ RESTful endpoints via the UI. RESTful endpoints which expose virtual data need to be created via the Db2 RESTful API. A large US Federal customer requests a UI screen to enable user-friendly creation of Db2 R...
5 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Query 0 Submitted

Identify in projects deleted platform connections with a mark or warning.

Platform connections can be deleted and the projects using them are not aware of it till the time of using the connection. Concers: 1. The error will occur at runtime (scheduled or on demand jobs) 2. It can be difficult to track if the deleted pla...
about 1 month ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Submitted

implement pod load balancing for all services run on CP4D

Our current problem affects STT, where the gateway selects randomly a pod to serve incoming requests. No load balancing logic is currently included in the gateway which impacts the sizing logic for the services. Most products include a load balanc...
23 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Submitted

Create a Data Asset node with read method 'Select statement' (without the need to select a schema and table at first)

In order to create a Data Asset node with a select statement, you currently need to perform these steps: create new Data Asset node – select connection – select schema – select table – change read method from 'General' to 'Select statement' – ente...
16 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / SPSS Modeler 0 Submitted