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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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Gather performance statistics for DB2 Stored procedures (of various types)

We have many thousands of stored procedures in several Datasharing groups. If we identify one that may be unused, before we remove it, we want to research and ensure that it is not used anywhere. We want to search a database for instances of this ...
22 minutes ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Submitted

Add the capability to write timestamp in a parquet file in the new format of Proleptic Gregorian calendar through Azure Data Lake storage connector

We use Azure DataLake storage connector to generate Parquet files in Azure data lake. Then on the azure end, MS ADF is used to load the parquet files to Azure Synapse. If we enable the use of Staging in ADF Mapping Data Flow on the Azure end, the ...
about 6 hours ago in Information Server 0 Submitted

Support for Linux ARM

We need a build for Linux ARM64. Preferably redhat enterprise 8. We're aiming our software for the ARM architecture and CPLEX for ARM is currently only available on OSX, but not for Linux. This is blocking us.

Allow the addition of new components during the upgrade process.

At present, upgrading Cognos Analytics reads the currently installed components from the cmplst.txt file, and only upgrades those components. It is not possible to add any additional or new components (for example, Image Service) during an upgrade...
1 day ago in Cognos Analytics / Install and config 1 Submitted

Load file which can be used in LOAD RESUME YES for REDO records

When generating REDO SQLs for a transaction recovery scenario an option to generate a load file (to be used in LOAD RESUME YES) containing the REDO record will be nice to have where there were a lot of records to apply say millions and the users u...
3 days ago in Db2 Recovery Expert for z/OS 0 Submitted

Ability to create customizable dashboards in API connect analytics

Currently we do not have the ability to create customizable dashboards in as we did previously in version of PAI connect analytics. This impacts our business as we had previously created our customizable dashboards to have a more...
3 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Analytics Engine 0 Submitted

Override filesystem option for DSNASMKD, DSNLSMKD, DSNWSMKD and DSNISMKD jobs

For modules that create USS directories, the following modules exist: DSNASMKD, DSNLSMKD, DSNWSMKD, DSNISMKD They will all create directories under /usr/lpp/db2 or /usr/lpp/db2c10 (or another variant) It's possible to invoke these programs with a ...
3 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Needs more information

SQL Trace filtering

SQLTrace enable the DBA to get the query plan of all the queries executed by a user (when mode=user) or by all users (when mode=global). Given that nowadays web applications and/or APIs use connection pooling, they submit a large number of queries...
4 days ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Submitted

Increasing report description field to handle more than 1024 characters.

In 11.1.7 version of reports, users where able to add comments in description for any amount length or atleast greater than > 1024 characters, the max we had currently is 2997 characters, But in 11.2.4 release a new parameter was added to cmmet...
4 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Provide a facility to track Db2 Command History

A table that would record commands (like START/STOP, ), when they were executed, by whom, etc. Some commands (like DISPLAY) could be excluded. One Use Case would be to analyze why a tablespace might be in UT status when no utilities are running. A...
4 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Submitted