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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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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal ( - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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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...
almost 2 years ago in DataStage 0 Delivered

CP4D - Restrict multiple users simultaneously opening the same flow to make changes

Customer is using 4.8.1 version of CP4D and actively using DataStage and WS pipelines. Below scenario is for both DataStage flows and Watson Pipelines as well. Currently multiple users can simultaneously open the same flow and make changes without...
5 months ago in DataStage 0 Delivered

Add alternate servers to Oracle optimised

Possibility to add alternate serves on oracle optimized connector
6 months ago in DataStage 0 Delivered

Allow compiled versions of a flow/job to be migrated to a target DataStage Environment in NextGen

After a flow/job is moved from QA to PROD, it must currently be recompiled to work. This is not allowed in most production environments as it forces a change in the target environment.
8 months ago in DataStage 0 Delivered

Integration with Spectrum Scale object storage

IBM is involved in implementing data integration solution for State Bank of India using DataStage (version 11.7) and Spectrum Scale (version 5.05). DataStage is supposed to read / write object storage data hosted in Spectrum Scale using Swift prot...
over 2 years ago in DataStage 1 Delivered

IBM DataStage 11.7 support PostgreSQL13.x and PostgreSQL14 using ODBC Connector under Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.x

Customer use IIS 11.7. We would like to use ODBC connect to PostgreSQL 13.x and PostgreSQL 14.x database.
over 2 years ago in DataStage 0 Delivered

Distributed Transaction

Add stage distributed transaction in palette of IBM Cloud Pack for Data.
12 months ago in DataStage 1 Delivered

Limit concurrent edit on DS flows

Currently several users can edit the same flow and changes are lost. We need a way to limit the concurrent edits on flows.
6 months ago in DataStage 0 Delivered

GIT integration/version

I would like to be able to version my data stage flows using git repository.
6 months ago in DataStage 0 Delivered

Datastage Snowflake connector add Key Pair Authentication

Requesting enhancement to use key pair authentication with the datastage snowflake connector rather than using the typical username/password authentication.
over 5 years ago in DataStage 2 Delivered