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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).


Shape the future of IBM!

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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Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,


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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,

  1. Post an idea

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  3. Get feedback from the IBM team to refine your idea


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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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In-place Upgrade Information Server 11.5 to 11.7

Build a in-place upgrade for IBM Infosphere Information Server Suite to upgrade from version 11.5.x to version 11.7.x. For version 11.5.x there was a mod-pack available to upgrade from version 11.3.x to 11.5. http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview....
over 4 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Delivered

Auto start Zookeeper, Solr and Kafka after WAS/Engine restart

We are actively using Information Analyzer enterprise wide and with multiple teams. Zookeeper and Solar Services needs restart after IIS WAS and Engine restart, IA thin client error out it needs zookeeper/solar restart Auto start Zookeeper, Solr a...
over 4 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Delivered

Enhanecement request to have file connector accept a list of hosts, and not just a single host name

Client uses orc and Avro HDFS formats, which in turn use File Connector stage instead of Big Data File stage. The file connector leverages WebHDFS and has a “host” property that must be explicitlyset to point to an active name node, in order f...
about 5 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Delivered

DataStage support Java 1.8

WebSphere Application Server 8.5.5.12 only supports Java 1.8 however the DataStage Engine only supports Java 7.1.3.10 and 7.1.4.5.
almost 5 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Delivered

IIS DataStage installer should support TLS

After IIS DataStage is enabled for TLS, a patch installation fails to connect to xmeta.
over 3 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Delivered

Support for zookeeper for JDBC/HIVE connection within BigIntegrate

We are requesting that Big Integrate jobs using the JDBC/HIVE connector to use zookeeper in order to provide a load balancing for connections. This is a change to Data Direct driver and we have commitment from IBM and DD to make this change later ...
over 4 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Delivered

Changing XMETA or XMUSR on an existing platform and updating passwords

We would like to have the capability to change the XMETA and XMUSR ids on existing platforms without reinstalling the entire application. The AppServerAdmin .sh command to rotate the password does not work properly for HA setups as well. This is a...
over 1 year ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Delivered

PMR 71710,101,616 - SSL support between IIS services and metadata repository

"I thought I would approach you in the first instance re pathway forward. It is good to finally get a definitive response from IBM in relation to this question, however it's an issue we and I dare say every other Financial or Government institute ...
over 6 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Delivered

DataStage Drivers/Connectors to MongoDB for Parallel Jobs

Currently there is only 3rd party drivers and support for connecting DataStage to MongoDB. IBM does not officially support these solutions and we would like to have something which IBM will support and allow us to connect to MongoDB via JDBC or ODBC
over 5 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Delivered

BigIntegrate Made aware of Data Node Drive Fail

We have been working with Scott Brokaw from Software Engineer, Advanced Support Team on refining BigIntegrate PXEngine binary push to possibly include DB2 client libraries. As an offshoot of this, we discuss making BigIntegrate more intelligent at...
over 5 years ago in Information Server - Platform 1 Delivered