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


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We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:


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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.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.

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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JDBC connection property currentSchema should be externalised in an IFCID

We have jdbc applications which have set the jdbc property currentSchema to determine the collection of db2 objects like tables, views etc. When we want to trace the application with a performance trace, we're not able to analyse the correct colle...
10 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Under review

DataStage Support for MQv9.2 and MQv9.3 Required for HSBC (and very likely other users)

This is useful because: HSBC and other enterprise-class customers build standardised packages of software at compatible levels in support of business applications. Re-creation of these standard packages e.g. when a component reaches end of suppo...
8 days ago in DataStage 0 Under review

Show unformatted pending reasons with bjobs -UF

Information for PENDING REASONS remains formatted for the command "bjobs -UF [-p|-p0|-p1|-p2|-p3] <jobid>" which makes it hard for scripts to parse the output. Current output: $: bjobs -UF -p3 <jobid> ... PENDING REASONS: Candidate hos...
2 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Reporting/Explorer 0 Under review

Enable License (LS) Visibility on Spectrum Application Center

We would like users to have visibility of the availability of solver license on LSF Application Center. We are using version 10.2.0.9 and were told by support that this feature is no longer supported. This is necessary as it enables users to have ...
7 days ago in Spectrum LSF / End User UI/Applicaton Center 0 Under review

Add ability for OpenPages/Cognos administrators to add custom images to server

We need to include a custom diagram image for each assessment, which will then be displayed in the Cognos PDF report for that assessment. Currently, the PDF report is unable to use the image if uploaded/attached to an object within OpenPages (only...
15 days ago in OpenPages Ideas / Administration 1 Under review

Enable Instana monitoring for Watson Assistant

Instana not possible to use for Watson Assistant. WA pods are evicted. The root cause of the issues was that the Instana product injects a jar file into a temporary directory, called EmptyDir, which has a preset limit of 1Mi. The Instana jar is ...
16 days ago in Watson Assistant 1 Under review

File Connector - Definition for Internal table Location

We need the table location to be optional when we define it as an internal table. When the location is not user-defined, the Datastage must define the create table command, but it does not need to define the location. This is important because the...
4 months ago in DataStage 1 Under review

Run CDC datastage/transaction stage on z/OS, for example in a container (zCX)

It would reduce operational complexity (manage components on multiple platforms by multiple teams), increase the resilience, availability. We also think it will reduce the cost.
16 days ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Under review

Provide IDAA ‘rows fetched’ metrics in Query Monitor

QM reports exec count of 0 for the Prepare, Open and Fetches when data is coming from an accelerator. Only rows fetched directly from DB2 are counted in CQM.
21 days ago in Db2 Query Monitor for z/OS 0 Under review

Apple Silicon / M1 / M2 Support for IBM ODBC/CLI Driver

As a developer on macOS with an Apple Silicon chip, I want to use the IBM ODBC/CLI Driver (downloadable from here) natively. Emulating is possible but since I am using this driver via Python, all my other Python code now needs to run emulated as w...
6 months ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 1 Under review