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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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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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Post ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted and upvote them if they matter to you,

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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

Redshift connector slow in IIS DataStage for Insert/Update

We have a use case in which we need to process records from IIS DataStage into an aws Redshift instance. When using the stage as currently implemented, we're seeing a throughput that averages 2-6 records a second which is far below the acceptable ...
about 3 years ago in Connectivity 3 Planned for future release

Enhance IMAM S3 Connector to be compatible with a session token generated by AWS STS service

Upgrade to Amazon S3 connector of IMAM to be comptatible with a STS session token. As for now, the connector can only be set up using accessKey and secretKey and it does not allow to connect to AWS in case the company policy is to make use of a te...
about 4 years ago in Connectivity 1 Planned for future release

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

GCS and BQ stage does not have the reject link in Datastage 11.7

As the Legacy DataStage 11.7 is using GCS and BQ stage as an alternate to existing Teradata stage, we need to have the reject link available in these stages in DataStage 11.7. Hence submitting this aha request as per IBMs suggestion. Please work o...
4 months ago in Connectivity 0 Planned for future release